Whether you are in need of a local DUI lawyer or are looking for a more general criminal defense lawyer in Fairfax county, we have the experience and dependability that you can count on at Tate Bywater Law.
We won’t be afraid to take your case to trial if need be, unlike some other criminal and traffic attorneys. You don’t have to face this situation alone. We will walk with you every step of the way. Schedule your free consultation with a local criminal defense lawyer today!

  1. Honoring Our Veterans by Helping Them

    It's hard to express enough gratitude for those who put their lives on the line for all of us in defense of freedom. The heart of a veteran reflects the soul and bravery of America.  But along with …Read More

  2. Spare the Rod and Spoil the Child

    “Spare the rod and spoil the child” the saying goes. With origins in the Bible (Proverbs 13:24) but with more secular meaning today it has come to embody the idea that corporal punishment may be n…Read More

  3. Should I Plead Guilty or Not Guilty?

    Pleading guilty or no contest to a criminal charge is an option whether or not you really believe that you are guilty. Everyone who has spent much time in criminal court knows that most criminal defen…Read More

  4. I Am Charged With A Crime

    Our law partner, Jim Tate, has written his first book. The title is I Am Charged With a Crime, and it is available here on Amazon.com. Jim was persuaded by his co-author, Charles Van Hardenbergh, to w…Read More