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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....

Federal felony sentencing- Virginia criminal lawyer’s warning

Federal felony sentencing often is harsh, unless the prosecution requests leniency as part of plea negotiations, with that leniency request ordinarily connected to snitching/cooperation. As a Virginia criminal lawyer defending in state and federal court, I know that many federal felony convictions involve substantial mandatory...