Even if you have been convicted of a crime, it is important you know that all inmates have rights and to know and understand what those rights are. As your defense lawyer, it is important I arm anyone I defend or may defend as well as their loved ones with the information about what rights…Details
In many cases, rape and sexual assault may refer to the same or similar acts. However, this is not always the case. As a defense lawyer, it is crucial we help our clients understand what charges they are faced with so we can develop the best defense possible.
The insanity defense can be a very difficult road to take, but in some specific cases it may be appropriate. Only an experienced lawyer will be able to tell you if that is the right road to take. The insanity defense requires the defense prove the defendant lacked criminal intent to make him or her legally…Details
Some districts in Virginia and Maryland have installed cameras aimed at catching drivers who illegally pass school busses as they load and unload students each day. According to a report on WTVR, the photos are then automatically sent to a company who notifies local police. Passing a school bus loading and unloading children is a…Details
A new law takes effect this month in Virginia, doubling the amount of time a mentally ill person or someone suspected of being mentally ill can be held under an emergency custody order, from a maximum of six hours to a maximum of 12. Our experienced criminal defense attorneys are the best resources to discuss…Details
Probation and parole are very different, although they are often lumped together. They can both be revoked, however, if the offender somehow violates the terms and conditions of his or her release. If you are being put on either probation or parole and you have any questions or concerns, it may be wise to speak…Details
One common misconception is that a person has to have a specific number of drinks in order to be in danger of a drunk driving charge. The reality is that how much you have to drink and how it affects your body, compared to how the same amount may affect a friend varies greatly based…Details
A sharply divided Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday that a federal ban on “straw” purchases of guns might be enforced, even if the ultimate buyer is legally allowed to own a gun.
Work release is an option at times for some inmates. The work release program offers a prisoner an opportunity to gradually reenter the community. Our attorneys can help explain the benefits of work release, but when a prisoner qualifies for work release, he or she will be transferred to one of the local jails. Usually a…Details
Even if you were not convicted of a crime you have been charged with, just the arrest on your record can make it challenging to find a good job or may close other doors. In some cases, it is possible to seek to have your record clear. This is something we have handle many times.