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Practice Areas

Based in Virginia Beach, I offer experienced and personalized representation in Hampton Roads and throughout Virginia in the following areas of the law. These are only examples of my areas of practice. If you do not see your particular issue listed, call the office to inquire specifically.

Virginia Gun Rights Restoration

A felony conviction is a life-changing event. Among the many consequences of a felony conviction is that an individual loses their gun rights. Moreover, the details of the offense do not matter. It could be the individual’s first offense. The felon… Read More

Virginia Gun Rights Restoration Process

Once you hire my office, we begin the prep work. When you call my I office I will tell you that I want to “measure twice so we only have to cut once.” Gun rights restoration is important. It is so important that we take the time to prepare your c… Read More

Gun Rights Restoration After Mental Health Commitment

*************** Update as of October 2020: All new mental health gun rights restoration consultations will be charged a consultation fee. See the detailed description at the bottom of this page for more information. *************** One of the lesser… Read More

Concealed Handgun Permit Denials

When it comes to Virginia Concealed Handgun Permits, Virginia is a “shall issue” state. “Shall issue” refers to the fact that a judge is required to issue a permit unless the person is disqualified. To receive a Virginia CHP, you are not requ… Read More

Virginia CHP Denial Appeals Process

Your CHP application was denied. So what now? There is a 21-day deadline to file the necessary paperwork to protect your rights. The clock starts running from the day the judge signed the order. That usually means at least two or three days were lost… Read More

Criminal Defense

If you are facing criminal charges in Virginia, you are probably going through one of the most challenging times of your life. Criminal charges — felonies or misdemeanors — carry the potential for monetary fines, jail time, probation, and collate… Read More

Gun in Airport Charges

I accidentally left a gun in my bag at the airport. Now what? It happens… It all started when you began preparing for the trip a few days ago. You packed the day or two beforehand. You made sure to double-check hotel and car reservations. You verif… Read More

Other Legal Services

Other Virginia legal services I offer include wills, trusts and estates as well as personal injury law and civil litigation. Read More

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