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Tag Archives: Leesburg Criminal Defense Attorney

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What to Know about Plea Bargains in a Virginia Criminal Case

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The use of plea agreements in Virginia criminal matters is quite common. It is preferable to resolve a matter through a plea bargain for a number of reasons. One of these is reducing the risk for both the prosecution and defendant. Plea bargains can also help ease the backlog of cases in an overburdened… Read More »

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When Virginia Traffic Offenses Turn into Criminal Charges

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Some Virginia drivers don’t take traffic infractions as seriously as they should. Some traffic offenses can be classified as misdemeanors, or even felonies. A traffic infraction is typically less serious than a misdemeanor or a felony, but it can still wreak havoc on your driving record and insurance renewal rates. There is a chance… Read More »

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Do I Need a Virginia Attorney for a Reckless Driving Charge?

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The state of Virginia is one of the strictest states when it comes to reckless driving. A reckless driving charge can net you hefty fines, can result in the your driver’s license being suspended and can carry criminal penalties as well. If you get a ticket for reckless driving, you need to immediately contact… Read More »

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Reconsider Your Pool Safety

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Two-year-old twins, Kaydan and Liam Aristhomene, died this June after drowning in their backyard pool in Sterling, Virginia. A family member discovered both children unconscious in the pool and sought help. Kaydan died the day of the incident. Liam was in critical condition was in critical condition for about two days before passing away…. Read More »

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Virginia’s Automatic License Suspension for Unpaid Fines Found Unconstitutional

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Under Virginia’s current law, individuals who do not pay court costs and fines can have their driver’s licenses automatically suspended without a chance to appeal and for an indefinite period of time. The individuals receive notice of the possible suspension through a form that states their failure to pay court costs or fines will… Read More »

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New Virginia Law Prohibits Smoking in Vehicles when Children are Present

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), provides that the effects of secondhand smoke can be significant. In particular, secondhand smoke effects on children can include severe asthma attacks, respiratory infections, ear infections and sudden infant death syndrome. Children are particularly vulnerable to cigarette smoke because their bodies are still developing and their… Read More »

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Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest In Sexual Assault

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office recently made an arrest in an alleged sexual assault prompted by a meeting on the popular online dating app, Tinder. The 27-year-old Ashburn man was booked on felony sexual assault charges and taken to the county Adult Detention Center. According to reports, the relationship began in February 2016 as… Read More »

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Fairfax Woman Sentenced To Over Four Years In Prison Over Embezzlement Charges

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

A Fairfax woman was recently sentenced to 56 months in prison for her role in an embezzlement scheme which defrauded a State Senator out of $653,000 and totaled over $1.4 million in loses. The defendant was further ordered to pay back restitution totaling $1,429,599 from three separate embezzlement schemes, including that which involved the… Read More »

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Difference Between Improper Driving And Reckless Driving

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Car accidents and driving tickets are an unfortunate fact of life for many of us. Most of the time, traffic tickets will result in little more than a sting in the pocket book and a few points against on the offender’s license. However, accidents and speeding tickets can turn serious if the responding officer… Read More »

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Winchester Man Arrested With 12 Lbs Of Marijuana

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Members of the Northwest Virginia Drug and Gang Task Force recently arrested a Winchester man with 12 lbs of marijuana and approximately $18,000 in cash in his vehicle. Police followed the suspect, Kevin Riley, was arrested in the 700 block of South Kent Street in Winchester, Virginia as he parked his vehicle. Riley was… Read More »

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