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Virginia Ignition Interlock – The Basics

Virginia law now requires any individual who is convicted of a DUI to have an ignition interlock system installed in their vehicle in order to drive on a restricted license. But, what is an ignition interlock system? Interlock devices are installed directly in the ignition system of the car and determines the blood alcohol content (BAC) of an individual. In …

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Quick Tip of the Week: Being Prepared for a Consultation

We strive to ensure that our potential clients are as informed as possible. This is the why we aim to answer every question presented during the first consultation, but sometimes clients can forget to ask all of their questions during the consultation. In effort to assist our potential clients with this inevitability, we have a quick tip for preparing for …

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I Missed my Court Date! Now What?

Maybe you overslept, got your court date confused, or you simply forgot, either way you missed your court date. What happens will likely depend on the type of case. For example, if you have a simple traffic case then the parties will likely try the case in your absence and you will be found “guilty in absentia.” The consequences could …

My Court Case is Today: What Do I Wear?

What to wear for your court case may not seem important, but it is. Judges, like all people, may fall into the trap of forming an opinion about you simply based on the way you dress or look. You always want to make sure that you make a good first impression! Virginia is considered a very traditional state. Judges expect …