June 18, 2018

A question that I hear all the time is "What do I say when the judge asks 'guilty or not guilty'?" and if I'm talking to one of my clients I calmly reassure them that I will be able to answer that question for them and they have nothing to worry about. 

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June 18, 2018

In most traffic cases it can be beneficial to obtain a copy of your driving record prior to your court date.  Several judges will look at your driving record when determining sentencing and it can be an important factor to the outcome of your case.  A good driving reco...

December 22, 2017

Full-bodied stouts, red wine, and of course eggnog are all great alcoholic beverages to enjoy during the holiday season.  When enjoyed responsibly they won't interfere with the joyous time spent with family and friends.  If however, a person chooses to get behind the w...

September 11, 2017

School is back in session in Virginia which means that school buses are once again a common sight on our roads.  Keeping children safe is undoubtedly important, but what some people may not know is the damage that passing a stopped school bus can do to your criminal re...

August 21, 2017

The First Amendment of the United States Constitution is one of the founding principles that our country is based on.  It gives us as Americans the ability to debate and speak our minds without fear of persecution from our government.  The full text of the First Amendm...

July 27, 2017

There are many theories about ways to "beat" a breathalyzer test.  In this article, we will look at some of the common theories and discuss whether they would work to help you in the future. 

1. Sticking a penny under your tongue - 

The theory is that copper in the...

July 14, 2017

Several new laws went into effect across the Commonwealth of Virginia on July 1st.  One of those laws was HB2201 which set the fine for failing to drive on the right side of the highway at $100.00.  The bill changes the language of Virginia Code Sections 46.2-802 & 46....

July 10, 2017

On June 9th, Venus Williams was involved in a car accident that resulted in the death of 79-year-old Jerome Barson.  Most outlets reporting on the accident were quick to report that Venus Williams was "at fault" in the accident. 

The facts as I generally...

June 26, 2017

Tiger Woods was recently arrested in Jupiter, Florida and charged with Driving Under the Influence after he was found asleep behind the wheel of his vehicle.  His car was still running at the time of his arrest.  What surprised many was the information that he did not...

June 19, 2017

16 and 17 year old drivers are three times as likely to be involved in a fatal crash as drivers 18 and older.  Fatal teen crashes increased by more than 10 percent from 2015 to 2016.  During the summer is the most dangerous time for teen drivers.  Driving is a big resp...

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