Category: Drug-Crimes


July 5, 2014

Marijuana

How many people trust their children to always make the right decision?  How many people trust their children to make the right decision 50% of the time?  What if it involved one of the currently most highly debated topics in society?  If adults are unsure of the legality of an […]

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Marijuana in Virginia

Marijuana in Virginia

On Monday, April 14th, Governor Martin O’Malley of Maryland signed a bill legalizing the use of medical marijuana.  Maryland became the 21st state to follow this path.  In addition, Gov. O’Malley signed into law the decriminalization of possession of marijuana.  With close to half the states having some form of […]

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What is Expungement?

What is Expungement?

1.  What is an expungement? A successful expungement action will result in the deletion of certain police and court records pertaining to a criminal case from public access.  The record is removed from public access but is not destroyed. 2.  Am I eligible for an expungement? You are eligible for an […]

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What Are The Penalties for Possession in Virginia?

What Are The Penalties for Possession in Virginia?

Have you recently been charged with a drug crime? Are you wondering about the penalties for possession in Virginia?

This article provides information on the penalties for unlawful possession of a controlled substance. Read on to learn the charges you could be facing and how experienced drug crime lawyers can protect your rights.

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Is it possible to get my record expunged?

Under Virginia law, an expungement petition generally will be considered if a person was charged with a criminal offense and he or she was either (i) acquitted or (ii) the case was dismissed or nolle prosequied. The proceeding takes place in Circuit Court, and the Commonwealth Attorney acts as a defendant in the case.

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