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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Virginia on
Q: Can I move out on probation if I’m considered ‘low-risk’ at 18?

(I’m on juvenile probation) I need to move out of an emotionally, verbally (and previously physically) abusive household with my mother, but I am on probation, my documents all say I am low risk, I only need to be seen once a month, but I’m not entire sure what that means. I just need to get... View More

David Joseph Dischley
David Joseph Dischley
answered on Mar 31, 2020

Assuming you are 18 years old and on adult probation, the probation officer shouldn't have to contact your mother. Provided you are not ordered to remain in your current residence, talking through this issue with the Probation Officer should result in you being able to move provided it is in... View More

2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI and Appeals / Appellate Law for Virginia on
Q: I'm in the military and found guilty of DUI in 2012. How can I reinstate my driving privileges in Virginia?

Judgment stated i must attend a alcohol rehabilitation program. I completed the Navy's SARP program in 2012. I have an out of state license but found out later my driving privileges were suspended in program by VASAP. Called VASAP told them I attended SARP and was told they would accept my... View More

David Joseph Dischley
David Joseph Dischley
answered on Sep 23, 2017

Unfortunately, in Virginia, you will have to comply with the DMV requirements to get reinstated. This is going to include, paying a reinstatement fee, attending VASAP, and carrying FR-44 insurance for 3 years. DMV makes it difficult to on out of state people.

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