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Beware DUI guilty plea consequences, warns Fairfax DUI lawyer

Fairfax DUI lawyer on fallout risks from DUI convictions. Beware DUI guilty plea (and no contest/ nolo contendere/ Alford plea) consequences. As a Fairfax DUI lawyer, I know that through very effective lobbying, by now Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) and their allies have...

Fairfax DUI Defense – Handling probation violation charges and VASAP

Fairfax DUI defense and DUI defense throughout Virginia often involves dealing with probation violation charges, and dealing with VASAP (the Virginia Alcohol Safety Action Program). Probation violation charges are too common but typically avoidable. Registering with VASAP is mandatory for anyone convicted in Virginia for...

Northern Virginia DUI lawyer urges fighting such charges tooth and nail

Virginia DUI charges should be fought tooth and nail by people charged with such offenses. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know the fallout from a DUI conviction, including loss of liberty through possible jail time and through probation supervision (and, therefore, risk of future...

Virginia DUI pitfalls – Fairfax criminal lawyer on avoiding such traps

Virginia DUI pitfalls loom around virtually every corner for those who get behind the wheel too soon after drinking beer, wine or other alcohol in the Commonwealth. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I address below some practical and less obvious approaches to avoiding becoming a...

Virginia DUI Law Allows a Conviction for Much Less than Drunk Driving

Virginia DUI law only makes sense if it outlaws drunk driving, not something less than driving drunk. However, as a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know that the Virginia Code and caselaw allow for a DUI conviction for much less than driving drunk, thus turning logic,...