The situations that lead up to a domestic assault charge are often events in which only those involved will ever truly know what happened. Since many of the incidents leading up to charges happen behind closed doors, it is sometimes hard to figure out what happened. Often, learning what happened means having to unweave a tangled web. A recent case in Virginia shows just how twisted these cases can be.
A lot of media attention has been given to marijuana recently. Some states have worked to decriminalize marijuana. It is important to note that Virginia isn't one of those states. In fact, the penalties for crimes associated with marijuana in Virginia can be very serious.
When you are arrested for drunk driving, you probably start to think of how a conviction will affect your life. Anyone who is charged with drunk driving has the right to present a defense against the charges. As we discussed last week, even in pro se drunk driving cases, you have possible defense strategies that you can consider.
Facing drunk driving charges can be daunting. Through the process, you might hear some terms that you aren't familiar with. One of these terms is "pro se." This term has to do with the blood-alcohol content and how it pertains to intoxication.