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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...

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Do I Need a DC Criminal Defense Attorney?

Do I Need a DC Criminal Defense Attorney?

The police come to your home or your place of business.  They say that they need to speak with you, or maybe casually ask if they can “take a look around.”  They’re friendly, non-threatening, and tell you they have a few questions and just want your help clearing up a...

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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...

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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...

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Don’t Ruin Your Holidays with a D.C. DUI

Don’t Ruin Your Holidays with a D.C. DUI

‘Tis the season for holiday parties!  The period between Thanksgiving and New Years is the busiest party time of the year, with family and friend get-togethers, as well as office and business holiday functions.  And with celebrations usually come alcoholic drinks. ...

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Drinking and Driving this Holiday Season

Every November and December, we look forward to attending family gatherings, office parties and business affairs, and many other holiday celebrations with friends and neighbors.  But, with the holidays comes drinking, and law enforcement is out in force and...

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You Have the Right to Remain Silent…Use It!

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...

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