Criminal Law Basics

There are few things in life more frightening and humiliating than being charged with a criminal offense. Those convicted of crimes face the loss of their reputations, their families, their personal freedom and, in such states as Virginia, even their lives.... [Read more]

15 Shades of Reckless Driving

Reckless Driving is classified as a criminal offense. Under Virginia law, there are several different types of Reckless Driving. They are: Reckless Driving generally, or driving in a manner that endangers life, limb, property, 46.2-852;Driving a vehicle... [Read more]

Nuts and Bolts of a DUI – “Intoxicated”

Drunk driving is taken very seriously in Virginia courts. Although first and second offenses are Class 1 Misdemeanors, a conviction for a third or subsequent offense is a Class 6 Felony. Likewise, it is important to know what exactly makes up a DUI... [Read more]

Why You Need a Criminal Defense Attorney on Your Side

There is a horrifying misconception in the United States that only guilty people need lawyers. Perhaps it's the way that crimes are portrayed on television, or maybe just a feeling that innocent people have nothing to hide. Regardless of the reasoning, this... [Read more]

DUI Penalty Chart

Not all DWIs are created equal. This chart can give you a brief overview of the penalty ranges you face under Virginia law. DWI Penalty... [Read more]