Changes coming to Virginia Law July 1, 2020.

Beginning July 1, 2020, many new Virginia laws will go into effect.  Whether you love the changes or hate them, they will apply to you. So, take some time to educate yourself. Below is a list of just a handful of changes in our Commonwealth’s laws.  Should you have any questions, feel free to reach […]

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An important case just handed down about Qualified Immunity.

With the tragic death of George Floyd and worldwide marches on his behalf, and in support of #BlackLivesMatter, countless Americans are asking “what can be done to prevent these senseless killings?” Inevitably, the issue of Qualified Immunity comes to mind. Qualified Immunity is a complex issue, which we intend to write about more in the coming […]

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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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