DUI Third Strike Law in Virginia

September 25, 2020
A DUI charge can have significant consequences. If you have prior DUI convictions, then the potential penalties are more significant if you receive another charge. In Virginia, a third offense within 10 years is a felony and carries mandatory minimum... [Read more]

Illegal Drug Searches & Why You Need a Lawyer

September 11, 2020
If you received drug charges, then it is important that you be aware of your constitutional right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. When the police obtain evidence from an illegal search, then the evidence must be suppressed, and the... [Read more]

Can I Get a DUI Even if I’m Not Driving?

August 21, 2020
There is a common misconception among many people that in order to be arrested for driving under the influence, you actually need to be driving. However, in Fairfax and the rest of Virginia as a whole, this is not true. It’s possible to be arrested and... [Read more]

Do I Have the Right to Refuse a Sobriety Test?

August 7, 2020
Virginia has some of the strictest traffic laws in the country. The stringency owes partly to a genuine desire to keep people safe and partly to a desire to collect revenue through fines. DUI offenses are especially harsh in the state. Virginia troopers... [Read more]

5 Steps To Take After A DUI Arrest

July 17, 2020
If you experience a DUI arrest, it is imperative that you know precisely which steps you should take next to ensure your rights are protected. 1. INVENTORY. The first step is to write a narrative of the events that led up to your arrest. It is not... [Read more]