DWI Field Sobriety Tests

When a police officer believes that a driver may be under the influence of alcohol or drugs, they may engage in a traffic stop where the driver is asked to participate in a field sobriety test. These tests are meant to determine whether a driver is intoxicated, but they are incredibly subjective and not always accurate.  If you or someone you know has been accused of driving while intoxicated (DWI)––sometimes also Read More

What are the Benefits of Establishing a Trust?

When it comes to creating an estate plan in Virginia, there are many different options for how to distribute assets after your passing. One option that is growing in popularity is to establish a trust, which comes with many benefits both while a person is alive and for their beneficiaries after their death. If you are curious to learn more about the benefits of establishing a trust for your estate in the Read More

How to Enforce a Child Support Order in Virginia

Both parents have an obligation to care for and support their child, and when parents divorce (or if parents are not married, but one parent seeks child support from the other), the court will order one parent to pay the other child support. However, some parents refuse to pay their share of child support, leaving the other parent and the child in serious financial trouble. If you need to know how to enforce a child Read More

Restoration of Firearm Rights in Virginia

Being convicted of a felony can have a lifelong impact on your rights. You may find that you have difficulty finding work, securing a loan, or leasing a new apartment. You might not be able to cast your ballot in the next election, and you might find your rights to bear arms, guaranteed under the second amendment, stripped away from you. For many, however, there is hope of having some of these rights restored with Read More

What are the Best Interests of the Child in Virginia?

The Virginia courts take decisions about minor children very seriously, including choices about where the child will live and how much support they will receive during and after a divorce. Whenever there is an issue regarding a child, the judge is required to look at the decision through the lens of what is in the best interests of the child, but what exactly does that mean? At Select Law Partners, PLLC our Read More

How to Write a Will in Virginia

Making the decision to write a will and establish an estate plan can benefit you and your loved ones. However, there are rules in Virginia that dictate how to write a valid will. At Select Law Partners, PLLC our team of dedicated legal professionals has significant experience assisting clients draft and revise their wills, and we are prepared to provide top-tier legal advice in your case. To learn more about how to Read More

How to Find the Best Criminal Defense Lawyer for Me

Getting arrested and charged with a crime is a scary and stressful experience. It can be difficult to know what to do or where to turn. You need an experienced criminal defense attorney by your side to defend and protect your rights. But how do you find the best criminal defense lawyer for your case? At Select Law Partners, PLLC, our knowledgeable Virginia criminal defense attorneys have handled thousands of cases Read More

Virginia DUI (DWI) Crimes

Being accused of driving while intoxicated can permanently affect the rest of your life. Virginia takes DWI crimes extremely seriously and, if you or someone you know has been arrested and charged with a driving while intoxicated crime, you should speak with an experienced Virginia criminal defense attorney immediately. At Select Law Partners, PLLC our team is ready to defend and protect your rights in a Virginia DUI Read More

Why You Need an Experienced Estate Planning Attorney

With so many options out there today, many people wonder whether they need an experienced estate planning attorney to help draft or revise their will, power of attorney, and other important estate planning documents. However, many people do not realize how complex and intricate the area of estate planning law can be in Virginia and North Carolina, and one mistake can result in significant unintended consequences for Read More

How to Enforce a Spousal Support Order

Many divorces include an order for spousal support in order for the spouse with the lesser income to maintain the standard of living of the former marriage. Sometimes spousal support is for a defined duration for the spouse to become financially independent. However, sometimes the spouse ordered to pay support refuses to do so once the divorce is finalized. In this situation, an experienced Virginia divorce attorney Read More