Free Information from your Virginia Accident and Criminal Law Attorneys

Do you need information about your accident, arrest or traffic ticket? If so the attorneys at Tavss Fletcher believe that our article library will help you understand Virginia law, your rights and the best way to proceed with your case. Please feel free to browse through the following sections. As always, if you have any questions at all do not hesitate to contact your experienced Virginia Beach attorney today for a consultation.

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  • Why You Need a Skilled Virginia Criminal Law Attorney Learn how a criminal law attorney can help you. If you have been accused of a crime contact a Norfolk criminal law attorney today for a free consultation.
  • Operation Air, Land & Speed Affects Virginia Motorists The Virginia State Police have issued information on the upcoming Operation Air, Land & Speed. Are you in their crosshairs?
  • Misdemeanor and Felony Charges in Virginia: What's the difference? In order better understand the charges against you or your loved one, you must first know the difference between felony and misdemeanor charges in Virginia
  • How the Fair Sentencing Act Works: Retroactive Release in Virginia The Fair Sentencing Act changes sentencing guidelines that affect those caught with crack, retroactively reducing the sentences of some Virginia prisoners.
  • Virginia Fair Sentencing Act and General Information on Crack Cocaine Crack cocaine use peaked in the 1980s and until recently sentencing laws remained excessive for those caught with the drug in Virginia and nationwide.
  • Virginia Tech Study Works to Understand Successful Drug Recovery A national registry, initiated by addiction researchers at Virginia Tech, is collecting the stories of recovering addicts.
  • Bath Salts Legal in Virginia | Criminal Law Arrest Attorney Norfolk Bath salts as drugs? A new synthetic stimulant, is causing a spike in poison control center calls and prompting lawmakers in Virginia ban its use.
  • Virginia DUI Traffic Laws | NC Accident Attorney | Criminal Law Lawyer It is important that you, as a Virginia driver or biker, understand the basic laws that affect you as a motorist. Doing so can not only help you avoid a ticket, the knowledge can ensure that in the event of an accident or arrest, your rights are protected. If you have been involved in an accident or believe you have been unfairly ticketed, contact an experienced attorney at Tavss Fletcher for your free consultation.
  • Virginia State Police resources arrested need attorney criminal defens The Virginia State Police troopers are a common site across the state. However, in this article we will not be looking at the police force, but instead at the website they maintain. We will be looking at information that ranges from criminal records checks to traffic safety issues and will provide direct links to the VSP’s official website.
  • criminal justice Virginia services legal law firm attorney lawyer Va The Virginia Department of Criminal Justice Services continually strives to develop a “comprehensive, statewide, long-range plan for strengthening and improving law enforcement and the administration of criminal justice throughout the Commonwealth”. Please read on to learn more about the role of the DCJS in Virginia.
  • Virginia common drug crime indicted FDA charges attorney lawyer The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) maintains an extensive website. In this article we will be looking at the information they have compiled on types of drugs and drug crimes most commonly seen in Virginia.
  • VA Criminal Defense Attorney | Marijuana possession, cultivation, sale If you’ve been charged with the possession, cultivation, or sale of marijuana or marijuana paraphernalia, you may be wondering what penalties are in store for you if you’re found guilty. You may be surprised to find out how serious the consequences are for marijuana related crimes.
  • VA Criminal Defense Attorney | Drug Possession Lawyer Drug Classes Facing drug possession charges in Virginia? Make sure you understand how different drugs are categorized into Schedule I, II, III, IV or V classes. The schedule of the drug you are charged with possessing will determine the penalties you could face if convicted. Protect your rights and your freedom by hiring a skilled criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.
  • VA, NC DUI Attorney | Implied Consent and Breath Test Refusal How much do you know about Virginia’s implied consent law? If you are pulled over by a police officer, you are required by law to submit to breath or blood testing to determine if you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. If you refuse, you face special penalties just for refusing – even if you had not been drinking or using drugs. An experienced attorney can help you fight unfair charges of breath test refusal.
  • VA, NC DUI Attorney | One-Leg Stand Field Sobriety Test Have you been subjected to the silly sounding “one-leg stand” field sobriety test? If you have ever experienced this “test” for yourself, you might be wondering what on earth it is good for. Let’s be realistic – how many people can stand calmly on one leg while being scrutinized by a police officer? There are limitations to this test and any decent DUI attorney will fight against accusations of drunken driving based on this and other field sobriety tests.
  • VA, NC DUI Attorney | Field Sobriety Testing for Drunk Driving How much do you know about the field sobriety tests administered by police officers in Virginia and North Carolina? This article contains a summary of three of the most common tests, the one-leg stand test, the walk-and-turn test, and the horizontal gaze nystagmus (HGN) test.
  • VA, NC Criminal Law Attorney | Teen Gun Violence Police in eastern Virginia are contending with a double threat when dealing with teen violence: ubiquitous technology and easy access to firearms are making teenage parties bigger and deadlier than ever before. Unfortunately for police officers and innocent bystanders, tech savvy teens know how to obtain, hide and use guns without being caught red-handed.
  • VA, NC DUI Arrest Lawyer | Drunk Driving Penalties in Virginia Were you caught driving under the influence of alcohol while operating a motor vehicle in Virginia? Depending on your situation, the penalties for drunk driving can be quite severe. It may be in your best interest to see how an experienced criminal law attorney like Tavss Fletcher can help you protect your rights.
  • Virginia DUI Drunk Driver Accident Statistics | Car Crash Attorney Alcohol-related accidents remain a serious issue in Virginia, claiming the lives of over 350 people a year and injuring another 7,000. This article includes statistical information about DUI crashes in Virginia from 2008 and 2007, including a few historical facts comparing data to previous years.
  • Virginia and North Carolina Criminal Law Personal Injury Attorneys Experts call it the “CSI Effect” – the effect that popular television crime dramas have on viewers, some of whom take their starry-eyed perception of criminal investigations to the jury box. Accustomed to clear-cut and unambiguous evidence, thrilling story lines, and dramatic dénouements, these potential jurors can make life difficult for prosecutors and defendants alike. If you are concerned about your own criminal law case and would like to speak with a Virginia attorney, please contact Tavss Fletcher at 757-625-1214.