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Eric James Demetriades

Leesburg Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. My lawyer has practiced 4 yrs as a defence lawyer in Fairfax County. Do you think she has had enough experiance to defend me.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Eric James Demetriades
    2. William A. Jones Jr.
    3. Michael Charles Doland
    4. John Naumovski
    4 lawyer answers

    It all depends on the person. There are attorneys that are amazing right out of law school, and attorneys who are terrible with 20+ years of experience. Only you can decide whether or not your attorney is competent enough to represent you. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY...

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  2. Can I drop charges for Simple Assault?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Eric James Demetriades
    2. John Naumovski
    3. Nicholas Milan Loncar
    3 lawyer answers

    It all depends on what the Commonwealth Attorney would like to do regarding the case. If they do not believe the case is strong, they may Nolle Pros it, otherwise they will go forward regardless of the opinion of the victim or police officer. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY...

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  3. Confused with the court process in Fairfax Virginia. Please help.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Eric James Demetriades
    2. John Naumovski
    3. William A. Jones Jr.
    3 lawyer answers

    A General District Court judge does not have the authority to grant Deferred findings on Felony charges. If the charge is amended to a misdemeanor, and the prosecutor agrees to it, then it is possible to have a deferred finding charge in General District Court. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A...

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  4. I have already been charged with a Baby DUI 7 months ago, and am now going back to court. Do I need a lawyer?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Julia Jane Wills Ovando
    2. Eric James Demetriades
    3. John Naumovski
    3 lawyer answers

    Yes, you are going to need an attorney again. I would highly recommend that you contact either your prior counsel or find local counsel in King George, VA. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION, THE...

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  5. Wife charged with shoplifting felony in VA. Looking for the criminal defense attorney?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Darren Douglas Meyer
    2. Eric James Demetriades
    3. John Naumovski
    3 lawyer answers

    Both approaches do not hurt your wife's case, but if you want the charges to be completely dropped, there will likely need to be some legal argument to persuade the commonwealth attorney to Nolle Pros the charge. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW...

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  6. Need legal help for an old case, Thanks.

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Bhavik Dalpat Patel
    2. Eric James Demetriades
    3. Mary Catherine Bonner
    4. Jasen Bodie Nielsen
    4 lawyer answers

    Give my office a call at 703-779-2852. I will be more than happy to discuss your options with you! DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION, THE ATTORNEY DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.

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  7. Yes i have been charged with my 2 petit larceny charge had 1 grand & petit larceny charge 6 or 7 years ago what might happen

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Brian Damas Thoman
    2. Eric James Demetriades
    3. John Naumovski
    3 lawyer answers

    In the Commonwealth of Virginia, any third larceny offense can be charged as a class 6 felony that is punishable by up to 5 years in prison. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION, THE ATTORNEY DOES NOT...

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  8. Can misdemeanor convictions be expunged?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Melvin Edward Williams
    2. Darren Douglas Meyer
    3. Eric James Demetriades
    3 lawyer answers

    In the commonwealth of Virginia, you cannot expunge a conviction. You have to get a pardon first Follow the directions at the website listed in the answer below. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION,...

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  9. Will my past affect my girlfriend's govt. security clearance?

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Eric James Demetriades
    2. John Naumovski
    3. Michael Douglas Shafer
    3 lawyer answers

    It seems very unlikely that your prior felony conviction will affect your Girlfriend's security clearance. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION, THE ATTORNEY DOES NOT CREATE AN ATTORNEY/CLIENT RELATIONSHIP.

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  10. Misdemeanor and background check

    Answered about 1 year ago.

    1. Eric James Demetriades
    2. John Naumovski
    3. Peter John Marek
    3 lawyer answers

    Unless there has been a warrant issued by law enforcement, it is unlikely that there will be anything on your background check regarding this incident. DISCLAIMER: THIS WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN CUMULATIVE AND SPECIFIC CASE RESULTS OF MATTERS HANDLED BY ERIC DEMETRIADES. CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAW FIRM. FURTHERMORE BY ANSWERING THIS QUESTION, THE ATTORNEY...

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