At Scrofano Law PC, we provide aggressive DUI defense in all cases. Driving under the influence (or “DUI”) is one of the most common criminal offenses committed and it has some of the worst consequences for those convicted. It is the only misdemeanor in the District of Columbia that carries a maximum... Read More
The District of Columbia has some of the strictest gun laws in the country. Unfortunately, many law abiding citizens with no criminal records get swept up in DC’s ridiculous gun laws. A common scenario involves out of state residents getting pulled over for a minor traffic offense. Most crime... Read More
Sexual solicitation and solicitation of prostitution are both misdemeanor crimes. This is some in the District of Columbia. These are crimes that police enforce aggressively, prosecutors care little about prosecuting, and judges typically sentence lightly. They both carry a maximum penalty of 90 days in!... Read More
The actual name of the hit and run crime in DC is leaving after colliding (or “LAC”). There are two types of LAC crimes in DC. First, LAC-property damage is where someone leaves the scene of a collision that resulted in only damage to property. The second is LAC-personal injury. That is the same crime plus... Read More
There are two crimes that typically involve underage drinking in the District of Columbia. First, misrepresentation of age is where someone under the age of 21 gets arrested for using a fake ID card. These arrests typically occur in bars and liquor stores in areas known by law enforcement...
While driving under the influence (“DUI”) and leaving after colliding cases (“LAC”) are common charges filed in traffic court in the District of Columbia, several other traffic crimes constitute arrestable offenses. Driving without a valid permit can give rise to two potential charges. The... Read More
The District of Columbia Records Sealing Act governs how individuals can request that the Court expunge or seal their criminal records. Unfortunately, the law itself has many rules that don’t make it easy for folks to get their arrest records. The first thing to consider is wheth... Read More
Scrofano Law PC defends all types of criminal case, including violent offenses, sex offenses, domestic violent offenses, and criminal appeals. Typical violent offenses typically include crimes like simple assault, assault on a police officer, threats, assault with a dangerous weapon, assua... Read More