Law Offices of Christie A. Leary P.C.

Fairfax • Manassas

Phone 703-359-7111
Toll Free 800-823-1127
Print Page

Fairfax/Manassas Criminal & Personal Injury Blog

Understanding sex crimes with underage victims in VA

Those in Virginia confronted with sex crimes involving underage victims need to be aware of how the allegations will affect their lives. Sex offenses are treated very seriously, regardless of the victim. But, if the victim is underage, then the consequences can be all the more difficult to overcome.

Can juvenile crimes be expunged in Virginia and when?

When a juvenile in Virginia is charged with a crime, two of the biggest concerns are the penalties and long-term consequences. The juvenile law system is very different from the adult law system. Of course, it is preferable to have a juvenile acquitted of the charges. If, however, there is a finding of guilty it is possible that a juvenile will have his or her records expunged after a certain period has passed and conditions are met. Knowing the legal requirements for this is important when charged with a crime or after there has been a conviction.

What constitutes tax fraud?

People in Virginia and across the country might not equate a white collar crime with other types of crimes such as violent crimes or theft, but the fact is that they are treated as seriously by law enforcement once allegations are presented and an investigation commences. One particular crime that can lead to significant financial and personal penalties is tax fraud.

Man arrested on weapons and drug charges after search in home

When a person is arrested on drug charges in Virginia, they can face problems in the short and long term. Serious consequences accompany an arrest and conviction for drug offenses. This is why it is important for anyone confronted with these charges to plan a defense. These charges can range from simple possession to the intent to distribute. Often, other charges for weapons and violence accompany drug crimes and this can make the situation even worse.

What is intoxicated manslaughter, and possible penalties in VA?

People in Virginia who are charged after an accident in which they were believed to have been drinking and driving need to be aware that there are different levels of charges based on the outcome of the incident. One example that can lead to significant penalties is if there is a crash and a person is killed leading to the driver being charged with intoxicated manslaughter. Understanding how the law deals with these allegations is an important part of lodging a viable defense.

Email Us For A Response

email the Firm

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.


Privacy Policy

View our Blog

  • Stress, anxiety, frustration, confusion, fear, pain and injury are all emotions which can play havoc on an individual following a motor vehicle accident. Few individuals have the training...
  • In your vehicle, check to ensure that you keep the following in your glove compartment: (1) Vehicle registration (2) Insurance information (3) Small notepad (4) Pen (5) Disposable Camera...
  • First, assess whether you or anyone else involved in the incident requires medical attention. Call 911 immediately if any one requires medical attention. Your health and safety and the safety of others involved in the accident is paramount.
  • In the aftermath of an accident, you will feel as if you have entered into your own personal 4 ring circus.

Read More

Review Us
Law Offices of Christie A. Leary P.C.

Fairfax Office
10505 Judicial Drive, Suite 203
Fairfax, Virginia 22030

Fairfax Office Map

Manassas Office
9300 W. Courthouse Rd., Ste 204
Manassas, VA 20110
Manassas Office Map

Attorney AT LAW

LOCAL: 703-359-7111
TOLL FREE: 800-823-1127
FAX: 703-543-5478

Visa | Master Card | American Express | Discover