• When Can A Police Officer Search My Vehicle?

    Many drug arrests stem from a police officer searching a vehicle during a routine traffic stop. However, many of these searches are done in violation of the driver’s rights under the Fourth Amendment of the U.S constitution. Evidence found during an illegal search may not be used against the alleged perpetrator in court, so it…

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    Should I Accept A Plea Deal For My Drug Charges?

    If one is facing Virginia drug charges, attorneys may recommend a plea agreement. In fact, a large number of drug convictions stem from a negotiated plea agreement. Before accepting a plea deal, it is important to understand it. Generally, there are three areas of negotiation for a plea deal. The first area is the most…

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    Virginia Man Faces Drug Charges Following Traffic Stop

    Crime TV shows often show someone getting arrested for drug possession or distribution after police officers break down the door of an abandoned building and chase down the alleged perpetrator in dramatic fashion. However, in real life, drug arrests often start with an uneventful, run-of-the-mill traffic stop. According to a recent report, a Virginia man…

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    Prescription Fraud Charges In Virginia

    Over the past few years, the abuse of prescription drugs has become a serious problem in the United States. As a result, law enforcement officials have been cracking down on those who unlawfully provide, use or obtain prescription medications in Virginia. Prescription fraud can be a felony and can result in severe consequences. According to…

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    Doctor Facing Drug Charges For Intent To Distribute

    Licensed medical doctors are legally permitted to prescribe certain medications to patients, providing that the prescriptions are warranted and based on a legitimate medical reason. A Virginia doctor recently had his medical license suspended by the state board of medicine after facing more than 700 drug charges. According to reports, the doctor is accused of…

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    What Does It Mean To Be Charged With Drug Possession?

    Many people in Virginia get charged with multiple counts of drug possession and distribution, depending on the quantity of the drugs and paraphernalia found, the type of drugs found and the circumstances surrounding the arrest. However, anytime a person is charged with drug possession, it is the prosecutor’s job to prove all elements of the…

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    Virginia Bill Addresses Penalties For Marijuana Possession

    Marijuana has been legalized in many states for both medicinal and recreational use. While the state of Virginia has yet to pull the trigger on decriminalizing marijuana, some lawmakers are trying to reduce the penalties for people who have been charged with marijuana possession for the first time. Senate Majority Leader Thomas Norment Jr., has…

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    Our Attorneys Can Defend You Against Drug Charges

    Facing drug charges can be one of the most difficult things you ever have to do. If you are convicted, you could face a number of legal consequences, including jail time, court-ordered counseling, license suspension, and probation. In addition to the legal penalties, you may also face personal difficulties as a result of your charges.…

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    License Suspension Not Automatic With Marijuana Charge

    In the past, people that were convicted of possession of marijuana in the commonwealth of Virginia would automatically lose their driver’s license for six months as part of their sentence. Now, Virginia residents who are facing drug possession charges for marijuana may be able to keep their license. According to the newly enacted law, when…

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