Last Will and Testament

Last Will and Testament

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT Death is the only certain thing in life and yet, it is the most uncertain thing in life.  We never know when our time will come, but we want to be prepared for the sake of our family and loved ones.  It’s never too early to start planning for...
DUI Overview

DUI Overview

Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Drugs, and Driving While Drinking and are closely related crimes. They can all mean the same thing: loss of license, stiff fines, embarrassment, and possible mandatory Jail time. See Virginia Drunk Driving Fines and Penalties....
Court Resources

Court Resources

Did you know that the Virginia Court System has a website? Did you know that it’s super helpful? http://www.courts.state.va.us/main.htm Here are a few things you can find on this website: Court dates Ever get charged for something and then immediately forget when your...
Felony Process

Felony Process

Felonies are very serious charges – more so than misdemeanors or violations.  They range from Grand Larceny to Homicide.  There are six classes of Felonies in Virginia, which define the severity of the charge. Class 1 felonies are the most serious, while class 6...
Divorce 101

Divorce 101

We know divorce is a very sensitive subject and sometimes very emotional situation. Our attorneys have represented clients on divorce issues and can lend integrity and respect to your case. Within Virginia, the Circuit Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations...
Assault 101

Assault 101

“A peanut walked down an alleyway. It was a salted.” Many people don’t quite know exactly what assault it. People throw around the word flippantly without understanding its true meaning. Here are a few things you might want to know about assault. Assault: Putting a...
What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

If you’re in the middle of a court case that involves a minor child, it is possible that the Courts appoint or suggest that you hire a Guardian Ad Litem. You may have been appointed a Guardian Ad Litem for your minor child and wonder: What is a Guardian Ad Litem?...
The Misdemeanor Process

The Misdemeanor Process

Criminal and Traffic charges generally fall into two categories: misdemeanors and felonies.  Felonies are more serious and are punishable by imprisonment in the State Prison.  Misdemeanor penalties can range from a simple fine to up to one year in the local Jail. ...
Sexual Crimes

Sexual Crimes

Disputes involving sexual intercourse and sexual content can be very embarrassing and damaging to your reputation as well as putting you in jail.  Misperceptions and miscommunication involving sex is very common in today’s world.  Every situation is different and if...
Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreements: What are they and why do you need one? A prenuptial agreement is a written contract created by two people before they are married. A “prenup” typically lists all of the property each person owns (as well as any debts) and specifies what each...