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How Does Virginia Address Juvenile Criminal Offenses?

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The Commonwealth of Virginia operates a special system for juvenile offenses. If the criminal offenders are under 18 years old, then they may qualify for the juvenile justice system in Virginia. Recognizing the young age of juvenile offenders, this system has separate procedures, facilities, and programs than the adult criminal justice system. The juvenile… Read More »

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Sleepy Driver Convicted of Reckless Driving in Virginia

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A 22-year-old Virginia man pleaded guilty to reckless driving after he fell asleep at the wheel and caused a fatal crash, according to an article by WTOP. This car accident occurred on March 22, 2017. At that time, the Virginia man was driving to work on his normal morning commute. The man was admittedly… Read More »

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Virginia Senate Passes Bill to Allow Drunk Driving on Personal Property

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The Virginia Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill that will adjust existing prohibitions on driving under the influence (DUI), according to an article by USA Today. Officially referred to as SB 308, this slight adjustment will allow drunk driving at a person’s home or other personal property. Senator Richard Stuart, a Republican from King George,… Read More »

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Differences Between Illegal Drug Possession and Sale or Distribution in Virginia

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This blog post will detail the differences between the crimes of illegal drug possession and sale or distribution in Virginia. Often referred to legally as controlled substances, there are many laws in Virginia concerning illegal drugs. To gain an appreciation of this issue, the following sections will outline key definitions and penalties for the… Read More »

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New Federal Legislation Affecting Church and Community Youth Sport Programs

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President Trump recently signed new legislation which will affect privately run youth sport programs directly and indirectly, including church and community youth sports programs. Given the broad scope of the bill, this memo will address specifically how it will affect churches, nonprofits, and private community sports programs. Should you desire to read more on… Read More »

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Survey of Concealed Weapon Laws in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia employs a number of restrictions on carrying concealed weapons. In order to gain a full appreciation of this legal topic, the following sections will explore concealed carry definitions, exceptions, and penalties. What are Virginia’s Laws Concerning Concealed Weapons? As established in Code of Virginia 18.2-308, it is unlawful to carry… Read More »

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How Long Does a Driving Violation Stay on Your Record in Virginia?

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If a driver commits reckless driving or other traffic violations in Virginia, a record of the offense will remain on the DMV record for a long time. As outlined by the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles, the amount of a time a traffic violation stay on the driver’s record depends on the type of… Read More »

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Controlled Substances and Drug Schedules in Virginia

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In the interest of public health and safety, the Commonwealth of Virginia established the Drug Control Act to regulate illegal drugs and other potentially dangerous controlled substances. In addition to other drug-related mechanisms, this act establishes the Virginia definition of a controlled substance. The Drug Control Act also divides controlled substances into separate schedules…. Read More »

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Ignition Interlock Devices in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia features strict rules concerning the criminal offense of driving under the influence (DUI). Recognizing the dangerousness of drunk driving, Virginia enacted harsh penalties for DUI, even for first-time offenders. Just one DUI conviction can result in the installation of an ignition interlock device as well as the imposition of educational… Read More »

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A GROWING COMPANY’S GUIDE TO TERM SHEETS

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Kyle D. Winey, Esq.   Companies in growth mode are exciting, appealing, and of course, profitable. As they grow, companies are often presented with a variety of new opportunities in the marketplace. Many of these new opportunities are capable of catapulting the company to the next level. However, in order to capitalize on these… Read More »

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