Author: Justin Ervin

2019 Fairfax First Offense Possession of Marijuana Defenses

The country’s perspective towards marijuana is rapidly changing, and you need not look any further than DC or Maryland for proof. Unfortunately, the Commonwealth of Virginia still maintains some of …

Fairfax First Offense DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving

Fairfax DUI Attorney – Defendant was charged with DUI in Fairfax County after being stopped on the 495 at 2 AM.  Although the defendant refused to perform field sobriety tests, …

Reckless Driving – Should I Get My Speedometer Calibrated?

I’ve been charged with reckless driving or speeding, should I get my speedometer calibrated? First, if you’ve been charged with reckless driving or an elevated speeding ticket, you should reach …

New Law Removes Automatic Suspension of Drivers License for Possession of Marijuana

Effective July 1, 2017, a long-overdue change to Virginia’s marijuana possession penalties will finally remove an archaic Virginia law. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill on March 27, 2017 …

How Long Do Convictions Stay on My Record in Virginia?

A question that we frequently receive from both clients and non-clients seeking consultations is “How long will a conviction for this stay on my record?”  There are actually 2 answers …

A Changing Tide in Marijuana? Not in Virginia…

There’s a lot of talk this election cycle about “normalization” – but one topic of normalization that may be flying under the radar is the growing acceptance and legalization of …

Fairfax Possession with Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Simple Possession

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Lawyer:  Client charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute had charged reduced to Simple Possession with the charged to be dismissed after 6 …

Fairfax Reckless Driving 92 /55 MPH REDUCED to Improper Driving

Fairfax Reckless Driving Defense:  Client charged with Reckless Driving after being clocked at 92mph in a 55mph zone at 4AM had the charged reduced down to simple Improper Driving, avoiding …

Fairfax First Offense Reckless Driving Reduced

Fairfax Traffic Lawyer – Client was charged driving at 90 mph in a 55mph.  Due to this elevated speed, she was facing possible jail time.  However, after negotiations with the …

Alexandria First Reckless Driving Charge Dismissed

Alexandria Traffic Lawyer – Client was charged with a first offense reckless driving in Alexandria.  Although she was paced driving at a very high speed, given her otherwise clean driving …