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Q: What code section is tire sticking past fender laws in VA

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
46.2 is the traffic law in Virginia. If you got a ticket, it will give you the code section on the ticket itself.

Q: Any statue of limitations on traffic fines in Virginia got a bill on a traffic ticket 15 years old

1 Answer | Asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
You should pay the fine/costs and the reinstatement fee to the Virginia dmv so you are able to drive in Virginia again. If you failed to pay that then your privilege to drive here was suspended by law.

Q: Can a person be held on a bond revocation if they were never part of a revocation hearing?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
A judge can issue a "no bond" capias. If you are held without bond, you will be able to request a bond hearing.

Q: Hello i was on a adult dating web site called badoo and was in a conversation and sent a nude picture. is this a crime

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
Not all nudity is a crime but some nudity is. It is a crime to possess certain types of nude pornography. If you got a call from law enforcement, it would be best to consult with a criminal law attorney where you live who can advise you of your rights.

Q: Can someone film you at your front door without your consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Virginia on
Answered on Dec 18, 2018
Daniel P Leavitt's answer
I doubt there is any issue with someone doing this. If my neighbors were throwing a loud party and I knocked on their door to confront them I would want to have video. Maybe there is a civil remedy but I don't see anything criminal based on what you said.

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