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…

202005.17
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Thinking About Filing for Bankruptcy?

First, do not be embarrassed or blame yourself for thinking about filing for bankruptcy. If you have too much debt and it has become so unmanageable to make or keep up with payments, then a fresh start might be what you need. If starting new is what you have in mind, then you’re thinking about…

202005.08
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COVID-19 Resources

From mandated social distancing to the closing of schools and businesses over the last couple months, the countless sudden changes within our communities have undoubtedly caused a lot of stress for many. It’s a confusing time for everyone, with news, rules and regulations changing hourly. We’ve gathered some resources below to hopefully help guide you…

202005.03
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Open Roads Do Not Mean You Can Speed

Many states, including Virginia, have enacted “stay-at-home” orders by their respective state governors in an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus. In Virginia, Governor Northam’s order is currently set to expire on June 10, 2020. Many businesses have been closed unless you are deemed an essential business….

202004.22
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New Criminal Justice Reform Laws in Virginia

Last week, the Governor of Virginia Ralph Northam signed multiple criminal reform bills that will hopefully help combat Virginia’s mass incarceration and provide more fairness and equality in the criminal justice system.   The bills Governor Northam signed include: Increasing the felony larceny threshold from $500 to $1,000. Repealing the suspension of driver’s license for…

202004.10
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COVID-19 Update: Yoon Law Firm is Here for You

Earlier last week, Governor Northam issued a stay at home order effective March 30, 2020 until June 10, 2020, in response to the COVID-19 crisis. We know this is a stressful time for everyone in Virginia, but also country-wide and worldwide. At Yoon Law Firm, we are doing our best to reduce the stress you…

202004.06
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Welcome “Of Counsel” John Bevis

We’re so pleased to welcome John Bevis and his vast years of legal financial expertise to our team as a retired “of-counsel.” Bevis joins us after almost 37 years of practicing law. During those three plus decades in the field, he has served for many years as a principal for a Leesburg law firm, focusing…