Entries by Gary Straw

What is the Difference Between DUI and DWI in Virginia?

Driving while intoxicated (DWI) and driving while under the influence (DUI) are serious criminal charges in Virginia. Many people use DWI and DUI interchangeably when discussing drunk driving, but they are different criminal charges with different requirements and penalties. Understanding the differences between them can be confusing. However, if you have been arrested for drunk […]

Child Custody in Virginia FAQs

If you are considering getting divorced, you probably have many questions about the divorce process, including child custody. When we meet with new clients who are parents, child custody matters are typically at the forefront of their minds. Parents are concerned that they may lose their ability to see their children or that their soon-to-be […]

Five Dangerous Virginia Motorcycle Accidents

Multiple dangerous motorcycle accidents have happened in Lynchburg, Virginia over the past month. Despite continued lockdown restrictions due to COVID-19, drivers continue to be involved in dangerous motorcycle collisions. Even the safest motorcyclists can become injured in a motorcycle accident. Many Lynchburg passenger vehicle drivers do not pay enough attention to their surroundings. Intoxicated drivers, […]