Author: Justin Ervin

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 2AM.  Although the defendant refused to perform field sobriety tests, he …

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’s actually 2 answers to …

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 DUI With Elevated BAC DISMISSED

Fairfax DUI Attorney:  Client was charged with Driving Under the Influence with a BAC of .18 in Fairfax County.  After successfully arguing a motion to suppress based upon an illegal …

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 …