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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,...

Fairfax marijuana lawyer shows THC blood levels don’t mean DUI

Does tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) (marijuana's primary psychoactive ingredient) concentration correlate to impairment from marijuana/cannabis consumption? The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration ("NHTSA") of the United Stated Transportation Department concedes

Drugged Driving and the Importance of Silence – Fairfax Criminal Lawyer

Avoiding a drugged driving conviction starts with silence Drugged driving arrests are many and, like DUI cases, sometimes follow serious car accidents. As a Fairfax Virginia criminal lawyer, I know that the temptation to speak with the police and the court magistrate is great after...

Virginia DWI Lawyer on Driving After Drinking Under 21

As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know how draconian and antithetical to a free society are the Virginia DUI laws and the rest of the nation’s drinking and driving laws, and how much unfairly harsher those laws are on drivers under 21 years old.

Virginia DUI Attorney – Overcoming the Car Breathalyzer

As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know how inaccurate are the breath testing machines used for checking breath alcohol content ("BAC") levels in people. The Intox EC/IR II machine used for introducing BAC evidence are fraught with inaccuracy. Preliminary breath test machines are even more...