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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 […]

Behind Enemy Lines: Voluntary Police Interviews in Sexual Assault Investigations

It’s up there with one of the worst phone calls you can get—a detective from the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) informs you that you’re under investigation for a sexual assault. You believe you haven’t done anything wrong, but someone has accused you of an inappropriate sexual touching or worse. And now the detective […]

Judge Issuing CPO in DC

Washington D.C. Civil Protective Orders

In the District of Columbia, a civil protection order (“CPO”) requires that the person who is subject to the order (the respondent) stay away from the petitioner – the person requesting protection. A protection order is issued by the court and directs the respondent to refrain from abusing, harassing, threatening, committing a crime, or having […]

D.C. Council Considers Truce on Prostitution, MPD Stays in the Trenches

Apparently, the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department didn’t get the memo. Because, while the D.C. Council considers a measure that would legalize prostitution in the District of Columbia, MPD’s prostitution sting operations are continuing at full throttle. Once again, arrests for solicitation of prostitution appear to be up in D.C. This, despite the fact that […]