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Understanding D.C. Gun Laws…FAQs:  Part 1

Understanding D.C. Gun Laws…FAQs: Part 1

The District of Columbia has some of the strictest and complicated gun laws in the country.  Since the 2008 Supreme Court Heller decision struck down provisions of the Firearms Control Regulations Act of 1975, there has been a lot of confusion and questions about who...
How Do Police Get An Arrest Warrant for Assault in DC?

How Do Police Get An Arrest Warrant for Assault in DC?

For police to make an arrest, they must have probable cause that a criminal offense occurred.  For most misdemeanors, like DUI, the officers usually witness the crime occur in person.  Because they witness the offense, they can make a warrantless arrest.  However, not...
Marijuana DUI lawyer in Washington DC

Marijuana DUI lawyer in Washington DC

Can I be Charged with a Marijuana DUI in DC? Let’s begin with a little history.  Personal use of marijuana by adults over the age of 21 was legalized in the District of Columbia in 2015 under local law.  This means that as long as there is no intent to sell, you can...