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    White Collar Crimes

    4 Types of White Collar Crimes Under Virginia Law

    Every year, the Virginia Department of State Police publishes its report on Crime in Virginia, which contains a summary of all types of offenses, arrests, offender demographics, and other information on the crimes that took place in the state during that 12 month period. Though you’re probably familiar with the term “white collar crimes,” you…

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    Drug Crimes

    Overview of Virginia’s Drug Crimes First Offender Program

    It probably comes as no shock to know that officials in the criminal justice community continue to crack down on drug crimes, and the Virginia Department of State Police annual publication Crime in Virginia is proof. In 2019, there were 46,429 people arrested for violating controlled substances laws, including possession, selling, and trafficking. More than…

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    Domestic Violence

    Tips for Fighting Domestic Violence Charges During COVID-19

    With shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders enacted throughout the US to counter the novel coronavirus COVID-19, tempers can flare among family and household members in close quarters. Not surprisingly, the result is an increased number of calls and allegations regarding domestic violence. According to an NBC News article from April 5, 2020, 18 of 22 law…

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    Virginia Courts During COVID-19

    Four Things You Need to Know about Virginia Courts During COVID-19

    The COVID-19 (novel coronavirus) is wreaking havoc throughout the nation, forcing businesses, schools and even courts to close their doors.  Many individuals are left wondering what will happen to their cases.  Leary Law wants to ensure everyone that the courts are still hearing emergency orders and our law firm is still meeting with clients –…

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    Implications for High BAC in Virginia DWI/DUI Cases

    Most motorists are well-aware that it’s unlawful to operate a motor vehicle when your blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is in excess of the legal limit as stated in Virginia’s statue on Driving While Intoxicated (DWI). You’re probably generally familiar with the penalties that you may face if you’re convicted on drunk driving charges, including imprisonment,…

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    Leary Law Provides COVID-19 Updates

    Leary Law Provides COVID-19 Updates

    Leary Law cares about the health of our clients and our community. We know that this is a stressful time.  Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our clients, staff and the community.  We will continue to be open for business as we have established procedures to make sure that…

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    Auto Accidents

    Vulnerable Road Users in Virginia Auto Accidents

    Transportation policy in Virginia and throughout the US supports safe accommodation of all road users, but many people assume this vision only applies to those in motorized vehicles. Pedestrians and bicycle riders are just as entitled to use the roadways as cars, but the risk of accidents is every bit as real. The National Safety…

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