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Case result without a Fairfax prosecutor- Virginia criminal lawyer weighs in

Case outcomes for criminal defendants can improve overall when Fairfax prosecutors bow out of most misdemeanor matters. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I recently experienced such benefit. Although a prosecutor can be more reliable for producing discovery in conformity with Virginia Rule 7C:5 and Brady v....

Contraband items proximity might convict says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Contraband items can come in the form of illegal drugs, illegal weapons, and a whole host of other illegal items. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that defenses against such prosecutions sometimes includes challenging the proximity of the defendant to the suspect items in...

Resetting Virginia court during Covid- Info from Fairfax criminal lawyer

Resetting court dates has been happening since March 2020, due to Virginia Supreme Court's Covid-19-related judicial emergency orders. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that the most recent and fourth state Supreme Court judicial emergency order (issued May 6) continues jury trials but lets...

Inventory search invalid if for sham reasons says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Inventory searches of impounded cars are impermissible if they do not follow previously-implemented and Constitutional inventory procedures. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I am delighted that the Virginia Court of Appeals this month reversed a firearm conviction, where a handgun was found without probable cause under...

Jury trials – Fairfax criminal lawyer on winning them

Jury trials happen so infrequently as a percentage of criminal prosecutions in Northern Virginia that it is all the more important to assure that one's criminal defense and DUI lawyer has sufficient jury trial experience. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I have tried dozens of...

Caregivers and minors – Fairfax criminal lawyer on reckless disregard

Caregivers should think twice before agreeing to be entrusted with minors. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know this by simply considering the following Virginia statute: "Any parent, guardian, or other person responsible for the care of a child under the age of 18 whose...

Unrattled powerful battle is essential says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Unrattled courthouse combat is the only way to proceed, underlines Fairfax criminal lawyer Unrattled battling truly is the only way to for the criminal defense side to approach the courthouse and courtroom. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I have repeatedly experienced the essential truism of...

Fleeing & eluding defenses addressed by Fairfax criminal lawyer

Fleeing from police might cross a criminal suspect's mind. However, as a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that disregarding law enforcement officer commands to stop can lead not only to serious criminal and sentencing liability, but to adverse consequences with such collateral matters as security...