Anyone facing identity theft charges needs to seek out an aggressive Arlington criminal defense team who can fight on his or her behalf. Identity theft has been in the spotlight more in the past few years than before and anyone suspected of such thefts will likely face charges.
Malicious wounding is a crime that requires the Commonwealth to prove that a person intended to “maim, disfigure, disable, or kill” another. Recently, the Virginia Supreme Court was asked to examine whether a man convicted of a punching another man once was sufficient to uphold a conviction of malicious wounding. The Virginia Supreme Court agreed
Any changes or proposed changes of criminal law in Virginia are of utmost importance as a Fairfax criminal defense lawyer because I need to know what I am facing when a client comes to me and is charged with a crime. A recent bill introduced in the state house to update the sodomy laws was
A Washington D.C. city council committee approved a bill last week that would remove criminal consequences for anyone possessing small amounts of marijuana. The proposal would impose only a civil fine for possession of an ounce or less of the substance. As an Alexandria criminal defense lawyer, I have often encountered people who are facing
As an experienced Stafford criminal defense lawyer, I watch the lawmakers closely while the new sessions begin with the new year. A bill introduced to the Commonwealth of Virginia House today would make it a crime to distribute or sell sexually explicit pictures or video of another person without their consent and with the intent
For the first time in the United States, a citizen who has legally registered a gun will be required to submit for a renewal in order to stay in good standing. The new law requires Washington D.C. residents who have registered a firearm in the past several decades to pay a fee and renew his
This is an important question to ask and know the answer to. If you have been the subject of a search and seizure, it can be crucial to speak with a Fairfax criminal defense lawyer who can make sure your rights are protected.