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Assault

Assault is a crime against a person that involves many different categories of crime and varying levels of severity based on the arrested person’s intent and the physical harm done to the victim.  The common crime in the District of Columbia is simple…

Civil Protections

A restraining order taken out in Washington, DC is referred to as a Civil Protection Order (or “CPO”). It essentially involves filing a mini-lawsuit against an individual whom you have an “intrafamily relationship” with. The law defines…

Drug Possession

Generally, there are three types of drug crimes—possession, possession with the intent to distribute, and distribution. Between the three, there are differences in the severity of the crime as well as what the government must prove to convict…

DUI

Getting a DUI in Washington DC can be a stressful event that causes lasting consequences to your life. Attorney Jay P. Myktyiuk is an experienced trial attorney who will fight to protect your rights and to achieve the best possible results based…

Federal Sex Crimes

Sex offenses charged in federal court are extremely serious and will warrant experienced federal criminal defense counsel.  These offenses typically involve some combination of enticing or engaging in sexual acts with a minor or possession…

Hit and Run

Otherwise known as “hit-and-run,” Leaving After Colliding may be charged in Washington, D.C. when a driver who has been in an auto accident which causes property damage, injury to a domestic animal, or personal injury, leaves the scene…

Prostitution

Sexual solicitation and solicitation of prostitution are two misdemeanor crimes in the District of Columbia that typically involve an agreement between two people for sex or sex acts in exchange for money. Both of these crimes carry a maximum penalty…

Reckless Driving

Although most traffic offenses are prosecuted in State courts, or in D.C, Supeior Court, if these offenses occur on federal property they are prosecuted in Federal Court. The most common way to end up in Federal court in Northern Virginia…

Traffic Offenses

Several non-DUI traffic crimes exist in Washington, DC. The most common are driving with a suspended license, driving with no permit, reckless driving, and speed over thirty miles per hour. A conviction for any of these offenses carries varying…

Theft

Several types of theft offenses exist in the District of Columbia and Northern Virginia. The laws differ across the Potomac, so let’s start with theft offenses in DC. Several theft type statutes exist in DC, including first and second-degree theft…