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How to Avoid Being Arrested on Black Friday

By | 2014-11-26T12:38:26+00:00 November 26th, 2014|Criminal Defense, Reckless Driving, Uncategorized|

Every year our law firm sees an increase of people being accused of shoplifting during the holiday shopping season.  Some people have never been involved in the judicial systems before they had a serious and momentary lapse of judgment.  However, many other people I have helped during my career did not commit any crime, but [...]

Save it for Festivus — Avoid Fights on Thanksgiving

By | 2014-11-24T14:41:38+00:00 November 24th, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI Lawyer, Reckless Driving, Uncategorized|

Debates and arguments around the dinner table are big Thanksgiving traditions with many families.  Here are some tips to avoid having a good-natured discussion become a great deal more serious. Driving angry after dinner can cause encounters with local law enforcement for speeding and Reckless Driving.  Leaving a dinner party early after drinking too much [...]

Judge Cannon remembered by Loudoun Attorneys Carlos Wall and Alex Gordon

By | 2014-11-12T12:03:35+00:00 November 12th, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI Lawyer, Reckless Driving, Uncategorized|

On October 17, 2014, the Virginia legal community was surprised to learn of the death of  former Loudoun County General District Judge Julia Cannon. Judge Cannon served on the bench in Loudoun from the early 1990s until her retirement in 2011.  Judge Cannon had graduated from the University of Virginia Law School. The lawyers of [...]

New Devices may be used to stop Texting while Driving in Virginia

By | 2014-11-05T16:08:08+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Criminal Defense, Reckless Driving, Uncategorized|

  Police may try to use device to stop texting and driving Virginia police officers already use LIDAR and radar guns to determine how fast a driver is traveling.  Now a Virginia company is now developing technology to monitor texting and driving from a distance. Following the radar-gun model, a Virginia company is [...]

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Why you can’t find the Best DUI Lawyer in Virginia on the internet

By | 2014-05-23T10:56:47+00:00 May 23rd, 2014|Criminal Defense, DUI Lawyer, Reckless Driving, Uncategorized|

When you or a loved one are charged with the serious offense of DUI or DWI in Virginia, you want the best legal advice possible.  Much is at risk: A loss of license, high fines, a permanent criminal record, and possible sentence of jail time for a First Offense DUI in Virginia. However, when you [...]

Dealing with a DUI Checkpoint in Virginia

By | 2013-11-27T12:41:01+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Criminal Defense, DUI Lawyer, Uncategorized|

Even if you haven’t been drinking, seeing a DUI checkpoint ahead can make you apprehensive and nervous. Agencies are required to announce the location of DUI checkpoints.  You should look in local newspapers and government websites for announcements. Checkpoints are often located on major roadways connecting entertainment areas or on the way out of town.  They are often scheduled for weekends or [...]

9 Ways to Have a Safer Thanksgiving

By | 2013-11-27T12:41:22+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Criminal Defense, Uncategorized|

As Thanksgiving gets closer we can plan ahead for what can be a hectic time in our home.  Although we love our family and guests things can get our of hand quickly. It is easy to get distracted when cooking, so before the cooking begins, be sure to take precautions. State Fire Marshal James Greeson [...]

Lowered Limit Being Pushed for by NTSB

By | 2013-05-15T14:12:45+00:00 May 15th, 2013|DUI Lawyer|

Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that all 50 US States lower the legal limit of alcohol in the blood to .05 from .08. The NTSB says that in the last 30 years over 440,000 people have died from alcohol related traffic accidents; drunk driving accounts for more than 1/3rd of all road deaths [...]