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New Law Removes Automatic Suspension of Drivers License for Possession of Marijuana

Effective July 1, 2017, a long-overdue change to Virginia’s marijuana possession penalties will finally remove an archaic Virginia law. Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe signed a bill on March 27, 2017 …

How Long Do Convictions Stay on My Record in Virginia?

A question that we frequently receive from both clients and non-clients seeking consultations is “How long will a conviction for this stay on my record?”  There are actually 2 answers …

Justin Ervin Recognized as a 2017 Rising Star by Super Lawyers

Ervin Kibria PLLC is pleased to announce that Justin Ervin has been named a 2017 ‘Rising Star’ by Super Lawyers. To be eligible for this prestigious distinction, a lawyer must be either 40 …

A Changing Tide in Marijuana? Not in Virginia…

There’s a lot of talk this election cycle about “normalization” – but one topic of normalization that may be flying under the radar is the growing acceptance and legalization of …

Fairfax Possession with Intent to Distribute REDUCED to Simple Possession

Fairfax Possession of Marijuana Lawyer:  Client charged with Felony Possession of Marijuana with intent to distribute had charged reduced to Simple Possession with the charged to be dismissed after 6 …

Fairfax Reckless Driving 92 /55 MPH REDUCED to Improper Driving

Fairfax Reckless Driving Defense:  Client charged with Reckless Driving after being clocked at 92mph in a 55mph zone at 4AM had the charged reduced down to simple Improper Driving, avoiding …

Fairfax First Offense Reckless Driving Reduced

Fairfax Traffic Lawyer – Client was charged driving at 90 mph in a 55mph.  Due to this elevated speed, she was facing possible jail time.  However, after negotiations with the …

Alexandria First Reckless Driving Charge Dismissed

Alexandria Traffic Lawyer – Client was charged with a first offense reckless driving in Alexandria.  Although she was paced driving at a very high speed, given her otherwise clean driving …

Alexandria Reckless Driving Reduced to Basic Speeding Ticket

Alexandria Traffic Attorney – Client was charged with a first-offense reckless driving due to speed in the city of Alexandria.  Through negotiation with the arresting officer and the judge, there …

Alexandria DUI With BAC of .15 Results in No Jail Time

Alexandria DUI Attorney – Client charged with DUI with an elevated BAC of .15 and Reckless Driving avoided all jail time after a plea agreement was reached between defense counsel …