Mar
12
2019
If you are charged with a drug crime, your best choice is to contact attorney Eric Clingan at The NoVa Law Firm. We can help you find the right legal strategy to minimize or avoid any penalties. Whether it’s a misdemeanor or a felony, if you are charged with a drug-related offense, contact us to schedule a consultation.
Feb
26
2019
Penalties for drug use, possession, manufacturing and distribution vary depending on their controlled substance classification. The Virginia Drug Control Act places controlled substances into categories called schedules. These classifications are similar to the categories in the federal Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970.
Feb
14
2019
Virginia state law has a program that allows people who are charged with a first-time drug offense to be placed on probation. If they complete a treatment or education program, perform community service, and remain drug and alcohol free during their probation, their case will be dismissed. This option is called the 251 disposition program.
Dec
11
2018
The only purpose of field sobriety tests in Virginia is for the police officer, who already suspects that you have been drinking, to gather evidence that can be used to arrest you for DUI.
Nov
27
2018
A “wet reckless” carries fewer penalties than a DUI, and allows you not to have a DUI on your criminal and DMV record.