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Virginia State Police Tackle Drug Overdoses

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Starting this month, Virginia State Police troopers will carry medicinal dispensers to treat illegal drug overdoses, reported The Roanoke Times. The medicinal dispensers carry a pharmaceutical called naloxone, which can help treat an overdose from heroin or other opiates. The Virginia State Police was able to purchase approximately 2,100 of these dispensers with a… Read More »

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Virginia Man Convicted of Disorderly Conduct for Flamethrower Incident

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A Virginia man was convicted of disorderly conduct for discharging a flamethrower during a public rally, reported WTOP. Last week, this man received a 20-day prison sentence for his offense. On August 12th of last year, the Virginia man brought an improvised flamethrower to a protest rally in Charlottesville. The man sprayed flames at… Read More »

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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO BEFORE CALLING AN ATTORNEY ABOUT STARTING A NONPROFIT

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By Justin R. Coleman, Esq. and H. Robert Showers Esq. So, you have a passion to save the world (or at least some portion of it)? For some, this may mean spending time working at a local soup kitchen, animal shelter, or youth program. Others may feel that their cause is not being adequately… Read More »

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Fatal Hood Surfing Accident Leads to Reckless Driving Charges in Virginia

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A 16-year-old female teenager faces reckless driving charges killing her male friend in a hood surfing accident, reported The Virginian-Pilot. This accident occurred in Washington County on June 13, 2018. That is when the 15-year-old male passenger exited the moving vehicle and crawled unto the hood. The female teenager continued driving while her friend… Read More »

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7 Costs of a DUI Conviction in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia treats driving under the influence (DUI) offenses with the utmost seriousness. To deter drunk driving, Virginia imposes many fines and requirements on DUI offenders. After adding everything up, the entire process can be extremely costly. To gain a clear understanding of this topic, the following sections will explore seven different… Read More »

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How Does Virginia Address Drug Crimes at School?

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Anyone who has been charged with drug crimes that occur at or near a school should reach out to an attorney immediately in order to ensure they are able to mount a solid defense in their case. That being said, before diving into the specifics of drug crimes at school, it may be helpful… Read More »

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How to Choose Your Business Entity and Why It Matters

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By Kyle D. Winey, Esq. and Robert Showers, Esq. (SS Quarterly 2018 3rd Quarter)   You are looking to launch a business, but where do you start? There are so many options. You hear that many people use LLCs. Others suggest subchapter S corporations. But are those the best choices for you? Does it… Read More »

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Virginia Man Drives Recklessly and Swims in Canal to Elude Police

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A Virginia man faces charges for reckless driving and other criminal offenses after driving, running, and swimming to evade law enforcement, reported WTKR on June 29th. The incident in question occurred on Interstate 264 at Lynnhaven Parkway. The Virginia man was driving westbound when a Virginia State Police trooper tried to initiate a traffic… Read More »

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Virginia Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter After Killing Pedestrian

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A man from Waynesboro, Virginia, faces criminal charges for involuntary manslaughter after killing a pedestrian, reported The News Leader. The accident in question occurred at approximately 10:30 p.m. on July 3, 2018. At that time, the man was driving in Verona near the intersection of Laurel Hill and Dunsmore roads. That is when the… Read More »

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4 New Virginia Criminal Laws Taking Effect on July 1

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The Virginia General Assembly approved many new laws that will take effect on July 1, 2018, included four changes to criminal law. To gain a full appreciation of these new changes, the following sections will explore each new law in detail. Grand Larceny Officially referred to as House Bill 1550 (HB 1550), this initiative… Read More »

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