Bail and Bond in Virginia

If you are arrested in Virginia, whether on a misdemeanor or a felony, the first thought is will I be released?  Or do I have to sit in jail until my case is heard.  That depends on a lot of factors, … [Read more...]

Probation Reform Update

It has been six months since Virginia law changed regarding probation violations, and there are still more questions than answers as to the application of this law. A few things have become clear … [Read more...]

Firearm Restoration in Virginia

It is common knowledge that when you are convicted of a felony in Virginia, you lose the right to purchase and possess a firearm.  This includes not only handguns, but also shotguns and hunting … [Read more...]

Protective Orders in Virginia

Thinking of filing for a protective order? There are a few things to know before heading to file. In the state of Virginia, there are three (3) types of protective orders: emergency protective order … [Read more...]

Don’t Let Go of That Balloon!

Effective July 1st, 2021, the Virginia legislature has passed a bill making it a civil penalty for anyone over the age of sixteen (16) to knowingly release a non-biodegradable balloon. Any person 16 … [Read more...]

2021 Virginia Criminal Law Update: Possession of Marijuana

The 2021 General Assembly session was one of the transformative legislative sessions in recent history in the area of criminal law.  Over the next few weeks, the criminal attorneys at Winslow, … [Read more...]

2021 Virginia Criminal Law Update: Sentencing & Probation Violations

The 2021 General Assembly session was one of the transformative legislative sessions in recent history in the area of criminal law.  Over the next few weeks, the criminal attorneys at Winslow, … [Read more...]

2021 Virginia Criminal Law Update: Robbery

The 2021 General Assembly session was one of the transformative legislative sessions in recent history in the area of criminal law.  Over the next few weeks, the criminal attorneys at Winslow, … [Read more...]

2021 Virginia Criminal Law Update: Police Stops

The 2021 General Assembly session was one of the transformative legislative sessions in recent history in the area of criminal law.  Over the next few weeks, the criminal attorneys at Winslow, … [Read more...]

Alcoholic Drinks To-Go in Virginia

As Covid-19 restrictions lift across the Commonwealth, many citizens are looking forward to socializing in settings that have been closed or limited for the past year. Local restaurants and bars are … [Read more...]