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Marijuana Possession in the Current Culture: Best Case Resolutions and Possible Outcomes
Marijuana Possession in the Current Culture: Best Case Resolutions and Possible Outcomes

For many people, being caught with a small amount of marijuana in Virginia thrusts otherwise good, honest, law abiding citizens minding their own business into the clutches of the Commonwealth’s criminal justice system for the first time. However, even when the evidence ...

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  • Marijuana Possession in the Current Culture: Best Case Resolutions and Possible Outcomes
    Marijuana Possession in the Current Culture: Best Case Resolutions and Possible Outcomes

    For many people, being caught with a small amount of marijuana in Virginia thrusts otherwise good, honest, law abiding citizens minding their own business into the clutches of the Commonwealth’s ...

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  • Virginia Criminal Law Basics: Misdemeanors
    Virginia Criminal Law Basics: Misdemeanors

    Aside from minor infractions, there are two basic types of crimes that you can be charged with in the Commonwealth of Virginia; misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors are offenses for which, by ...

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  • Virginia Criminal Law Basics: Felonies
    Virginia Criminal Law Basics: Felonies

    Aside from minor infractions, there are two basic types of crimes that you can be charged with in the Commonwealth of Virginia; misdemeanors and felonies. There are six different types of f elony ...

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  • Fairfax Judge Rules DUI Statutes in DC and Virginia Are Not
    Fairfax Judge Rules DUI Statutes in DC and Virginia Are Not "Substantially Similar."

    On Friday, January 10, 2014 the Honorable Dennis Smith, Chief Judge of the Fairfax Circuit Court granted a defendant’s motion to dismiss his felony DUI 3rd based on the fact that the prosecution was ...

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  • Sentencing: The Importance of Detailed Preparation
    Sentencing: The Importance of Detailed Preparation

    One of the most overlooked phases of the criminal process is the sentencing hearing. On countless occasions, I’ve walked into courtrooms to witness defense attorneys hurriedly glancing through their ...

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