What are Virginia Field Sobriety Tests, and why do they matter?

If you’re a Virginia driver, you need to know about Field Sobriety Tests.  Should law enforcement stop you for drunk driving, they will request that you take Field Sobriety Tests (FSTs).  Before you find yourself in this situation, here’s information you need to know: What are Field Sobriety Tests? FSTs are purported “scientific” and “objective” […]

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Should I go to trial for my Virginia DUI?

For everyone facing a Virginia DUI charge, at some point you will have to make a decision – Do I go to trial or do I take a plea? In most Virginia DUI cases (but not all and will depend on each case), the prosecutor will make an offer to resolve your case without trial. […]

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Learn about Larceny Charges in Virginia.

A larceny conviction will have long-lasting consequences on your life. Because theft deals with “lying, cheating, or stealing,” it constitutes a “crime of moral turpitude,” which potential educators, employers, and the law do not take lightly. If you’ve been charged, you need to learn how Virginia treats larceny charges. What’s the difference between Petit Larceny […]

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Learn about Virginia Hit & Run Laws.

In Virginia, hit & run charges are very serious.  The Virginia Code divides Hit & Run charges into two different scenarios: when you’ve struck attended property (someone was in the car) and unattended property. Your duties and the possible consequences depend on which situation you encountered. What should you do if you struck an occupied […]

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