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Tag Archives: Criminal Defense Manassas

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Basics of Virginia Domestic Violence Law

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Domestic violence is a serious crime in Virginia that can come with severe penalties. If you are charged with domestic violence, it is crucial that you contact a skilled domestic violence attorney as soon as possible to defend you against the charges. Virginia Domestic Violence Laws Domestic violence in Virginia is generally charged under… Read More »

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Weapons Charges in Virginia

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There are many different kinds of weapons charges in Virginia, though they mostly center around firearms. If you plan to own or use a firearm, you should know the laws and the potential penalties for breaking the laws. Concealed Weapons In Virginia it is legal to carry concealed firearms if you have the proper… Read More »

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Virginia Solicitation and Prostitution Law

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The Commonwealth of Virginia’s solicitation and prostitution laws are relatively strict, so being charged with prostitution, solicitation, or a related crime can have harsh penalties. If you are charged with any of these crimes, it is important that you have a skilled criminal defense lawyer on your side to defend you against these charges…. Read More »

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Virginia Larceny Basics

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Larceny is the legal term for what is usually called theft. Virginia breaks its theft law up into two categories – petit larceny and grand larceny. Shoplifting is one of the most common forms of larceny. This article explains the basics of Virginia larceny law. Definition of Larceny Like most legal terms, the concept… Read More »

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Most Common Causes of Reckless Driving Charges

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In Virginia reckless driving can be a criminal offense. Reckless driving is usually a misdemeanor charge, though felony reckless driving does exist. The Virginia traffic and criminal codes provide many different sections and kinds of violations that can lead to a reckless driving charge. Some of these behaviors are more common than others and… Read More »

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Reckless Driving Penalties in Virginia

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Reckless driving is a crime in Virginia and can come with many different penalties depending on the circumstances and severity. A reckless driving charge can come from something as simple as going 20 miles over the speed limit or driving over 80 miles an hour. A driver can also be charged with reckless driving… Read More »

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The Right to Remain Silent: What it is and How to Use it

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All Americans have certain rights protected under the U.S. Constitution. These rights apply to everyone, regardless of what state they live in. States also have constitutions. In some instances, those state constitutions even offer added protections. One of the most common protections people are aware of is the “right to remain silent.” This protection… Read More »

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Rape and Sexual Assault of a Child: Understanding the Differences in Virginia

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What are these crimes in Virginia? Every state labels crimes differently. What is “indecent assault” in one state may be called “unlawful touching” or “unlawful assault” in another. In Virginia, each charge is unique and has a different specific type of action or intent that is required to convict. Likewise, each carries varying severity… Read More »

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