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You Have the Right to Remain Silent…Use It!

We’ve all heard the Miranda warning hundreds, if not thousands, of times on television shows and movies.  It has become a part of our culture and even children can recite this from memory. “You have the right to remain silent.  Anything you say can and will be used against you in a court of law.  […]

Criminal Defense Attorney for Juveniles in Virginia

When a child gets arrested, it can be devasting for any parent.  Juvenile offenses can be something as minor vandalism to something as serious as a violent offense or sex offense.  Having the right juvenile defense attorney in Virginia can make a huge difference in the outcome and a huge difference in your child’s future. […]

Do I Need an Experienced D.C. Drug Lawyer?

Washington D.C. drug laws and statutes and the D.C drug schedules and classifications are often confusing and complicated.  It is important to have the assistance of an experienced Washington DC drug lawyer to help you navigate through the criminal justice system and work toward proving reasonable doubt and ultimately a not-guilty verdict. Schedule of drugs […]

How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Firm in Washington DC?

After an arrest, finding the right criminal defense lawyer or law firm can be a difficult task.  Many people ask how to find the best criminal defense firm.  In reality, it’s difficult to point out one lawyer or law firm and designate them the “best.”  The most important thing to do is find a lawyer […]

Filing a Civil Protection Order in DC

In the District of Columbia, a Civil Protection Order (or “CPO”) is the term used to describe what is commonly known as a Restraining Order.  Often time, a CPO can protect a victim of domestic violence where police may not have enough evidence to file formal criminal charges.  In addition, even for cases where criminal […]

The Facts About Drug Possession and Distribution Charges in Washington, D.C.

Drug crimes are one of the most frequently prosecuted crimes in the District of Columbia. It is critically important that an individual charged with any drug offense in D.C., hire a skilled and experienced Washington, D.C. drug offense defense attorney.  There are three kinds of drug offenses charged in the District of Columbia: Simple possession Distribution […]