Tag Archives: 18.2-250

Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Felony & Misdemeanor Drug Charges, and Drug Laws FAQ

Possession of Marijuana Law in Virginia What is Virginia’s marijuana law? Marijuana remains illegal under Virginia law. Possession of marijuana is illegal under Va law § 18.2-250.1 and punished as a misdemeanor criminal offense. First offense possession of marijuana in Virginia is a misdemeanor crime punished by up to 30 days in jail, a $500 fine, […]

Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses

SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW Juvenile criminal defense is different under Virginia law from adult criminal defense. Juveniles generally experience more lenient treatment under Virginia Law. Crimes by Juveniles are generally prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution: […]

Felony Possession of Adderall Va Law 18.2-250 Charge DISMISSED at First Hearing

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA Possession of Adderall under Va Law 18.2-250, a class 5 felony drug offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison under Virginia law, resulted in DISMISSAL of the charge on the law, at the very first hearing. Amphetamines are only permitted under Virginia law with a prescription. Related misdemeanor charge will be dismissed as well. […]

Felony Possession of Hash Oil 18.2-250 Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX, VA Felony possession of Hash Oil in Fairfax County under VA Law 18.2-250, a class 5 Felony offense punishable by up to 10 years in prison, resulted in DROPPED charges. Related Possession of Marijuana charge was also DROPPED. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of […]

Felony Possession of Cocaine in Fairfax VA REDUCED to Ticket Offense

FAIRFAX, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony charge for Possession of Cocaine in Fairfax, Virginia, a Schedule II drug with a Class 5 felony penalty of 10 years in prison under VA Law 18.2-250, was REDUCED to a non-jailable ticket offense for Possession of a Schedule V – which is a class 3 misdemeanor […]

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana AMENDED to Trespass – No Probation, No Classes, No Drug Testing, No License Loss

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY REPRESENTATION RESULT:Possession of Marijuana in Fairfax was AMENDED to Trespass, with REDUCED penalty of just a $100 fine. No License suspension, no ASAP classes, no probation, and no drug testing / monitoring. (Successfully avoiding the penalties usually associated with marijuana possession charges and 18.2-251.) Read more about Virginia Drug & […]

Falls Church Misdemeanor Possession of Prescription Drug Xanax Charges DROPPED

FALLS CHURCH CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-250 Misdemeanor possession of schedule IV Alprazolam, Xanax, were DROPPED at the first hearing. Falls Church General District Court located at 300 Park Avenue, Room 107E, Falls Church, VA 22046. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession […]

Felony Drug Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance in Fairfax Virginia DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Possession of Schedule II Controlled Substance Drug Amphetamine (Va Code 18.2-250) from conduct in Vienna was DISMISSED at the Preliminary Hearing. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, VA 22030.

Felony Possession of Controlled Substance Cocaine in Fairfax REDUCED to Accessory After the Fact

Fairfax, Virginia: Class 5 Felony possession of schedule II controlled substance under VA Code § 18.2-250 for possession of cocaine, was DROPPED and recharged as a REDUCED and AMENDED charge of Misdemeanor Accessory AFter the Fact under 18.2-19 with no active jail time. This disposition allows for more favorable treatment by the immigration courts and […]

Felony Drug Possession Charge with Intent to Distribute to be DISMISSED in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony Drug Charge – Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute, VA Code 18.2-248.1, was REDUCED to misdemeanor simple possession, first offense under VA Code 18.2-250.1, and will be DISMISSED as per a 251 Disposition, Va Code 18.2-251, in 6 months. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana […]

Felony Firearm Possession DROPPED, Felony Marijuana Possession w/ Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Misdemeanor

Class 6 Felony Possession of weapons / firearms while in possession of Drugs, VA Code 18.2-308.4, with a mandatory 5 year prison sentence upon conviction, was DROPPED. Class 5 Felony sale, gift, distribution or possession with intent to sell, give or distribute marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1 was REDUCED to Misdemeanor possession of marijuana, VA Code […]

Obtaining Prescription Drugs by Fraud / Forgery in Fairfax Virginia – Felony DISMISSED

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result Class 6 felony charge of Obtaining Prescription Drugs by Fraud or Forgery, VA Law 18.2-258.1, was DISMISSED after an agreement to REDUCE the felony to a misdemeanor Possession of Schedule III Narcotic under VA Law 18.2-250. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & […]

Felony Marijuana Drug Distribution Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor w/ NO JAIL in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Felony Marijuana Drug Distribution Charge (Possession with Intent to Distribute 2 ounces of Marijuana, VA Code 18.2-248.1) was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor with a lower weight of “less than .5 oz” and NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME AND NO FINE. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug […]

Charge DISMISSED: Misdemeanor Possession of Drug – Marijuana in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor possession of drugs / marijuana charge (VA Code 18.2-250) was dismissed for lack of evidence to prove constructive possession! (Passenger of a vehicle cannot be convicted of possession of marijuana just because the drugs are found in the vehicle under his seat – more evidence is required to link the accused […]

Felony Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana + Reckless Driving 96 MPH Charges DROPPED & REDUCED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Result: Felony conspiracy was DROPPED, Misdemeanor reckless driving was DROPPED, and Felony selling/distribution was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor possession charge with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME! Client was facing 21 years in prison with 2 years at minimum as he was charged. 1) Class 5 Felony selling, distributing, possession with intent to distribute, over […]

Possession of Marijuana Charge REDUCED to Paraphernalia in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Possession of Marijuana Charge (VA Code 18.2-250.1) was reduced to a Paraphernalia charge (VA Code 18.2-265.5), even though the case was solid and a second offense – the defendant had a prior drug conviction. Read more about Virginia Drug & Marijuana Law here: Virginia Marijuana & Drug Charges, Defenses, Penalties: Possession of Marijuana, […]