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Virginia DUI challenges by appeal addressed by Fairfax criminal lawyer

Virginia DUI challenges are many. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I am all the more interested in appeals from District Court for Virginia DWI convictions under Virginia Code § 18.2-266, and and all other Virginia misdemeanor convictions, now that doing so will botleneck the court system for...

Virginia defendants will choose sentencer says Fairfax criminal lawyer

Virginia has long been in the dark ages in many aspects of criminal law, including backwards prosecutor-friendly crabbed discovery rules, forced jury sentencing, and judicial control over party-agreed case dismissals concerning Virginia defendants. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that Circuit Court discovery is...

Fairfax judges on systemic racism- Virginia criminal lawyer weighs in

Fairfax judges this month via a unanimous Circuit Court issued a plan against systemic racism in the county's judicial system. As a Virginia criminal lawyer, I am heartened with this step forward that adds to positive steps for criminal defendants expected in this month's special...

Multiple trials for one defendant- Fairfax criminal lawyer on the law

Multiple trials for one defendant may provide a greater chance of success than having one trial covering multiple criminal charges against the defendant. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that to avoid jury prejudice, I do not want the same jury to hear my...

Fast District Court plea hearings – Fairfax criminal lawyer weighs in

Fast guilty and no contest plea hearings in the Virginia General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court are common in Northern Virginia counties where appear. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that this approach with agreed pleas and sentencings between...