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Fairfax criminal defendants with lawyers will all have prosecutors again

Fairfax criminal defendants for a year have experienced going to court for most non-Virginia DUI misdemeanor prosecutions to see no prosecutor involved in their case. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that Virginia law does not require prosecutors to be involved in adult misdemeanor...

Fairfax Criminal Misdemeanor Cases To Get Prosecutors Again

For nearly one year, chief Fairfax commonwealth's attorney Steve Descano made a gambit over being re-electable when he withdrew his office from most misdemeanor prosecutions beyond Virginia DUI, assault with intimate partners, and fatal collision prosecutions. His gamble may have paid off, based on a...

Fairfax convictions with this former rogue cop may all get reversed

Fairfax convictions with former rogue police officer Jonathan Freitag are in line for the chief prosecutor to seek to undo them. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I am thankful that former police officer Freitag's deceit has been uncovered, but also know that solving his misdeeds...