202007.31
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You and Police Transparency

I titled this blog starting with “You” because YOU are at the forefront of change going on with the police, how policing works, and what policing will become. In my traffic & criminal defense practice, I primarily handle these types of cases in Northern Virginia counties such as Fairfax, Prince William, Loudoun, Arlington, and in…

202007.24
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Fairfax County Prosecutor Places Limits on Cases Will Prosecute

By now, I’m sure you know my areas of practice are Traffic & Criminal Defense, Personal Injury, and Bankruptcy. This post pertains to the defense portion of my practice immensely because Fairfax County’s top prosecutor Steve Descano, known as the Commonwealth’s Attorney (aka the District Attorney “DA” in other states) put out a formal notice…

202007.14
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New Virginia Laws That May Affect You!

Hello friends, I mentioned in a previous blog that new Virginia Laws were coming your way and would go into effect on July 1, 2020. I apologize for this update coming 2 weeks after the new laws were enacted. Like most lawyers in Virginia, I had to do the research and see how this would…

202006.27
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Open File Discovery in Virginia Criminal Cases Goes Statewide!

Yes, that’s correct, criminal justice reform in Virginia has taken another big step. Defense attorneys in all counties across Virginia will now receive open file discovery. But first, what is discovery? Discovery in the criminal justice context is the process or investigation of the evidence the prosecution has in their possession that they intend to…

202006.25
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Which Bankruptcy Makes Sense for Me?

When looking to file for bankruptcy, you might be asking, ‘which bankruptcy should I be filing?’ Remember that this is a big decision to help you get your credit, life, and personal finance goals back on the track you want. At the Yoon Law Firm, we will explore every possible avenue to help get your…

202006.23
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Arrested for Protesting? Here’s What To Do.

Unless you’ve been living under a rock this whole time, the polarization of America between the issues such as race and politics has gotten incredibly bad. The most recent protesting occurring in large and small cities, big and small towns and perhaps in your own neighborhood is because for 8 minutes and 46 seconds, George…

202006.12
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Hello Phase 2, Are We Ready?

Places like Northern Virginia and Richmond are entering Phase 2 today (Friday, June 12, 2020) as part of the state’s segmented reopening plan. Why a week later than the rest of Virginia? The main reason is due to denser populations and the chance of spreading COVID-19 being higher. Here are some of the changes coming…

202005.26
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Marijuana Decriminalized in Virginia, But Not Legal?

On May 21, 2020, Governor Northam signed a bill that decriminalizes marijuana possession in Virginia. This law doesn’t take effect until July 1, 2020, just like many other bills that have been passed in Virginia this year. Every year Virginia’s elected officials get together in Richmond for a month or two to decide which laws…

202005.21
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You’re Not Alone

Nine weeks into Virginia’s stay-at-home order has a lot of people feeling stressed and anxious, consuming more alcohol, sleeping less, gaining weight, obsessively watching the news or too much television. A major reason is probably because of your financial situation and what this pandemic is doing to your pockets. You’re not alone and many people…