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SB 2 Marijuana Bill Update

  • February 20, 2020

Last week, we told you about the Virginia House of Delegates’ move to decriminalize marijuana possession when they passed House Bill 972. Now, we have an update from the Virginia Senate. On February 11, 2020, the Senate passed SB 2.…

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DUI Charges In Virginia

Defending Against DUI Charges in Virginia

  • February 18, 2020

When you are facing charges for drunk driving in Virginia, it is extremely important to begin working with an experienced Virginia DUI defense attorney who can develop a defense strategy for your case. Depending upon the specific facts of your…

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Marijuana Possession

Marijuana Possession in Virginia

  • February 3, 2020

Virginia lawmakers recently initiated discussions regarding the decriminalization of marijuana possession in the state; to be sure, this includes HB 972, which would decriminalize simple marijuana possession and penalize those caught with marijuana with a small fee of $25, and…

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What is SB16?

  • January 20, 2020

Newly proposed legislation in Virginia concerns gun ownership in the state and criminal penalties for certain firearms offenses. The proposed legislation, Senate Bill 16 (SB16), aims to change the way assault firearms are defined in Virginia. As currently drafted, the…

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Expunging Your Criminal Record

  • January 10, 2020

Being convicted of a crime can have significant repercussions for defendants, who could face imprisonment and expensive fines, in addition to the creation of a criminal record. The latter tends to have particularly far-reaching consequences, as having a criminal record…

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