DUI Lawyer

Criminal Defense Attorneys Serving Fairfax, Leesburg & Manassas, Virginia

 
October 28, 2020
Getting pulled over for a DUI is one of the most stressful events in many of our clients’ lives. Unfortunately, there are a number of misconceptions surrounding DUIs that can further complicate the experience. It can be difficult to know your rights and what you should or shouldn’t do after a DUI… Read Full Post
October 21, 2020
An officer must have “probable cause” to make a legal arrest for DUI in Virginia. Although probable cause is not as stringent as “proof beyond a reasonable doubt,” it is necessary for an officer to convincingly prove he or she had probable cause. The experienced DUI attorneys at The Gordon Law… Read Full Post
October 20, 2020
Major changes are coming to Virginia and the way people involved in the criminal justice system may be prosecuted. For the first time in the nearly four decades that the criminal defense attorneys at The Gordon Law Firm have been practicing law, these changes are helpful to our clients. Spurred… Read Full Post
October 20, 2020
Major changes are coming to Virginia and the way people involved in the criminal justice system may be prosecuted. For the first time in the nearly four decades that the criminal defense attorneys at The Gordon Law Firm have been practicing law, these changes are helpful to our clients. Spurred… Read Full Post
September 29, 2020
After being told that you are under arrest for drunk driving, you’ll likely feel frightened and uncertain about your future, freedom, and ability to drive. During this crucial moment, it’s important to remember that although you are being arrested, you have not been convicted of a DUI yet. The… Read Full Post
August 28, 2020
The consequences of DUI conviction can linger for years, and affect almost every aspect of your life. The effects of jail time, fines, and the loss of driving privileges can impact your personal and professional life long after the sentence has been served. The experienced DUI lawyers at The… Read Full Post
July 15, 2020
If you’ve been stopped under suspicion of DUI, the police officer may ask you to submit to a series of tests to establish whether you are intoxicated. It’s important to understand your rights regarding which of these tests are mandatory and which are voluntary. In Virginia, an important distinction… Read Full Post
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
June 23, 2020
While breathalyzers are frequently used in DUI cases to indicate the intoxication level of the accused driver, they are not completely accurate. If you are facing a drunk driving charge, it’s important to understand when breathalyzers can provide false readings. It could be the difference between… Read Full Post
May 28, 2020
A DUI/DWI conviction can have severe consequences. In addition to having your license suspended, you may also face steep fines and possible jail time. However, you don't have to accept your DUI charge. The experienced DUI lawyers at The Gordon Law Firm have the knowledge and resources necessary to… Read Full Post