Hello, I'm a single mother of three beautiful small children and, in 04/2020 I began renting a small home 2 bedroom with a agreement that if remained current on my rent payments & on time every month and fixed this uninhabitable home(mold,structural damage,plumbing and electrical repairs... Read more »
answered on Dec 25, 2021
This is something that an experienced Viriginia landlord-tenant attorney should advise on. But your post remains open for three weeks and describes a heartbreaking situation. Until you are able to go over this with a Virginia attorney knowledgeable on these issues, here are a few resources that... Read more »
In 2017 I was brutally assaulted by 6 police officer during a mental health crisis. After I called an officer out for kicking me in the head he charged me with assaulting a police officer. I weighed 115lbs at the time. I was covered in bruises and my wrists were so swollen I couldn't be... Read more »
answered on Oct 15, 2021
Unfortunately, you do not have any appeal avenues regarding the criminal matter available because of the passage of time beyond the deadlines.
If you want to seek possible civil rights claims against the police officers, you need to speak to an attorney that is an expert in those matters to... Read more »
answered on Mar 4, 2021
First, I am not a Virginia lawyer. That being said, there is just no way to know what the "success rate" is on appeal. Every case is different. But generally, the chance of winning on appeal is 15/20% if that. I can estimate the chances of winning a given case if I had more background.
answered on Mar 2, 2021
Generally, no. The appeal decision could be delayed by many reasons, some not having anything to do with the case.
I may have been deployed at the time but they gave no details in the paperwork I received on what the sum was for.
answered on Jan 3, 2021
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a month. It sounds like you might mean the other side got a default judgment against you based on non-appearance. You could consider reaching out to a Virginia attorney to review the file to determine if any options are... Read more »
THE CIVIL COURT RECOMMEND MY CASE TO BE TRANSFER TO CIRCUIT COURT TO VERIFY PROPERTY OWNERSHIP
answered on Nov 18, 2020
First, I am not a Virginia lawyer. However, I would need some more context to answer your question. The difference between an appeal and a complaint filed with the trial court should be obvious. An appeal is after the parties have litigated an issue before the trial court, received a final judgment... Read more »
No one ever comes back to me. It would be a Habeas Corpus for Ineffective Assistance of Counselling. I am searching for a lawyer who can do some Pro Bono work and some paid work, I am fine with this either. You need to be eager to fight and must have the willing to win. I want a release date, this... Read more »
answered on Sep 14, 2020
You can file your own Habeas Corpus motion without counsel if you need to. Depending on where you received your sentence, I would look for a lawyer who works in that area in order to assist you with what you may need to have done to potentially help you with the habeas petition and anything else... Read more »
answered on Jul 31, 2020
A Virginia attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. As a general matter, one doesn't usually appeal a law. They could appeal a court decision involving the law, or government action/outcome involving the law. If you want to appeal a government action under that... Read more »
after found guilty ,ordered to pay by certain date , 90 days jailed without bond ,is that considered a final decision? - .judge did not sign case as final, untill after the arrest was made-after did not pay - by date given - . clerks office explain can not appeal case, not signed by judge as... Read more »
answered on Jul 8, 2020
First, I am not a VA attorney. That said, I do not think you have a final judgment, yet. I assume that you were found "guilty" of civil contempt, and I assume that was for not paying child support. Unless a finding of civil contempt is separately appealable (by VA statute or rule) that is... Read more »
answered on May 1, 2020
You could repost in Florida. Your question remains open for two weeks, but was posted under Virginia. You might have better luck simply contacting Florida attorneys - this is only a Q & A Board. See the link above (Find-a-Lawyer), or you could run your own independent searches. Good luck... Read more »
I was involved in a car accident back in February 2017. My symptoms started much later. I started receiving the help I needed, lawyers will not help me because the statute of limitation was too close. I decided to move forward on my own and they denied my claim 2 months later. Which fell after the... Read more »
answered on Dec 29, 2019
I regret that I do not handle personal injury matters or car accident cases. Sorry.
18VAC 135-20-160.B: There was incorrect DPOR form on file intended for mailing purposes. Since corrected. However, I sent them 4 other documents, including clerk of court certificate, that clearly indicate place of business address. Plus, a site visit was never done inside the residence. A site... Read more »
answered on Dec 14, 2019
There's an old (very old) saying most popularly attributed to Abraham Lincoln - see https://quoteinvestigator.com/2019/07/30/lawyer/
In the past I have served on a state board, and represented others before state boards. The process is technical and full of traps - you need a lawyer.... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2019
You could argue the position because you know it's only an exercise. You could also look at things from the perspective of the 1800s toward navigation on the nation's waterways. Good luck
answered on Aug 22, 2019
Pro Se Appellants are help to the same rules of the Court as a licensed attorney.
What is the VA statute/law for appeals from JDR to higher court?
answered on Jul 9, 2019
Va. Code § 16.1-296. Jurisdiction of appeals; procedure.
A. From any final order or judgment of the juvenile court affecting the rights or interests of any person coming within its jurisdiction, an appeal may be taken to the circuit court within 10 days from the entry of a final judgment,... Read more »
answered on May 16, 2019
You need to make sure your objections were presented to the judge so the judge has an opportunity to correct what you may object to. Note that orders become final 21 days after entry.
You must notice your appeal with 30 days of entry of the final order.
answered on Jan 30, 2019
I don't even know what you're trying to ask. If you were charged with driving without a license you can request a court appointed lawyer at your hearing or hire someone. Usually it helps to get properly licensed. Good luck.
answered on May 12, 2018
Your friend need to talk to his lawyer to learn what is going on with his case.
Did my lawyer do his job? I feel like he did it to get more $$$
answered on Mar 20, 2018
Your attorney is in the best position to explain what happened in your case. Depnding on the facts of your case,therecould be any number of reasons why your attorney might have pursued a particular defense strategy. The attorney who represented you should be able to explain to you his reasons for... Read more »
I took a guilty plea in Norfolk September 2017 in a A&B case against a family member, taking the victims word as she is my wife. It has now come to light that she struck me first while I was intoxicated and I responded by hitting her twice. This has ruined my career and service to the country,... Read more »
answered on Feb 15, 2018
You had 10 days to appeal and 60 days to reopen you case. You are obviously outside those 2 limitations. You could speak to an experienced criminal defense attorney about bringing a habeas application but I am not certain how successful that would be. I think you are stuck with your plea.
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