202101.20
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Expungements 101: What Is It and What’s It to You?

I’m going to school you on what an expungement is because I frequently receive calls at my office, emails from the general public, or inquiries through my website contact form submission asking if I can help them clear or erase (“expunge”) a criminal charge. People often don’t know exactly what this means or how it…

202011.16
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Marijuana Legalization Keeps Inching Forward

Marijuana was decriminalized in Virginia starting July 1, 2020 (see my previous post here). Today on November 16, 2020, Governor Northam announced his support to legalize marijuana. His statement stems from statistics that show that marijuana has become more broadly accepted in many states across America. Originally, the governor only supported decriminalization, however, after hearing…

202010.28
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The Jury Can No Longer Sentence You! Yay?

Yes folks, that’s right. If you elect to be tried by a jury of your peers, and ultimately they find you guilty, there’s no need to worry as much anymore. The Virginia delegation just ended a special session to address several issues. One of them being part of the criminal justice reform movement which affects…

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…

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…

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…

201304.09
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Gun safety folks

We at Yoon Law Firm are affirmative believers in the United States Constitution, which includes the right to bear arms. We’ve represented many individuals charged with Use of Firearm during the Commission of a Felony, Firearm possession, Unlawful Discharge, Firing into an Occupied Dwelling and Brandishing a Firearm. Don’t let owning a gun land you behind…

201304.05
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We Handle ALL White Collar Crimes

Yes, we handle ALL White Collar Crimes, not just Blue Collar Crimes. If you are charged and convicted under the U.S. Code, you will enjoy a long stay at a Federal Prison. Yoon Law Firm is licensed to practice in both the United States District Court for the Eastern District and Western Districts of Virginia…