Criminal Law

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

June 30, 2020
Even if you haven’t been drinking, seeing a DUI checkpoint ahead can make you apprehensive and nervous. Agencies are required to announce the location of DUI checkpoints.  You should look in local newspapers and government websites for announcements. Checkpoints are often located on major roadways… Read Full Post
May 22, 2020
The Chief Judges of the Circuit Court for Fairfax and Prince William counties issued orders this week that facial covering will be required for all people present in each courthouse. Alex Gordon and Carlos Wall are criminal defense lawyers that have been helping people who have matters in both of… Read Full Post
May 13, 2020
The Effects of having a juvenile record in Virginia Frequently asked questions concerning the consequences of adjudications in Virginia juvenile courts. The Gordon Law Firm has helped hundreds of children and their parents in the Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations courts of Fairfax, Prince… Read Full Post
April 23, 2020
In the state of Virginia, reckless driving is a misdemeanor. While this may seem inconsequential, it is important to remember that a conviction for reckless driving may result in: A $2,500 fine + court fees Up to one year in jail Up to six-months license suspension Up to six points off your… Read Full Post
April 21, 2020
At The Gordon Law Firm, we provide a free initial consultation so you can learn about us and how we represent our clients. When you are facing serious criminal charges, you stand to lose a lot. Our attorneys understand the weight of that. We work tirelessly to advocate for your rights and obtain… Read Full Post
April 20, 2020
The United States Supreme Court ruled on April 20, 2020, that defendants in criminal trials throughout the country must be convicted by the unanimous consent of a jury.   Most all states, including Virginia, already have this requirement. However, Oregon and Louisiana still allowed such convictions… Read Full Post
April 16, 2020
If your child has been accused of committing a crime, you need an experienced and dedicated juvenile defense attorney on your side as soon as possible. Consequences for even a minor infraction can follow a child for life, impacting his or her ability to become gainfully employed, secure housing, or… Read Full Post
March 30, 2020
Governor Northam extends "Stay at Home" order until June 10, 2020.  The order makes the requirement to remain at home mandatory.  The police in Virginia will be able to enforce the law by either issuing summons or arresting people for a violation of the "stay at home" order under Virginia law 44-… Read Full Post
March 25, 2020
It seems that from the news and the reports from local, state, and federal government that much of Northern Virginia is closed because of the Covid-19 pandemic.  However, the local and state government announcements have not closed the Virginia court system.  Every weekday for the past two weeks,… Read Full Post
March 20, 2020
A Fairfax County sheriff’s deputy was arrested Tuesday March 17, 2020, after he allegedly sexually assaulted a prisoner he was transporting. Fairfax police arrested Fairfax Sheriff’s Deputy Patrick D. McPartlin, 45 and obtained two charges of object sexual penetration. McPartlin had been a deputy… Read Full Post