Home » Blog » Fairfax prosecutors

Fairfax prosecutors

Call Us: 703-383-1100

Fairfax plea negotiation changes addressed by Virginia criminal lawyer

Fairfax plea negotiations are more defendant-friendly with the new chief prosecutor, says Virginia criminal lawyer Fairfax plea negotiations with the five-decade Horan-Morrogh prosecutorial regime were less pleasant for criminal defendants than the current practices of commonwealth’s attorney Steve Descano, who took office a year ago....

Challenges with Fairfax prosecutors limiting the misdemeanors they handle

Challenges abound with the Fairfax County Commonwealth's Attorney's Office's recently-announced shift to only prosecute a limited universe of misdemeanor cases. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that this change is a double-edged sword, both providing opportunities and hurdles to the defense. On the one...