1 year ends on the completion of 4/11/19. My DMV record shows my punishment thru 4/12/19. That makes my punishment 1 year & 1 day. I had a similar problem with dates getting my restricted license. It took a long time but the DMV saw I was correct. Am I correct now & should I get my regular license... Read more »
You will need to pay the pay the reinstatement fee & have had 6 months incident-free on an interlock device before VA DMV will reinstate your full driving privileges. You can go to a DMV office on 4/11 but if they won't agree with you, you will be back on 04/12. Do you really want to spend that...Read more »
You need to contact a local experienced criminal defense attorney, (look at your "ticket" to see which county court you need to go to), in order to avoid a conviction, which in Virginia, is for life; no expungement. Click on "find a lawyer" on this website. Most give a free consultation.
She's on unsupervised probation for a minor drug offense, but was supervised previously. She just got a reckless for going 80 on the state lines of VA and NC, the speed changed quickly. She has her lawyer, but hasn't talked to her yet. In your opinion, will she stay out of jail time? She has done... Read more »
Under federal law, sentencing guidelines are mandatory; under VA law, sentencing guidelines are discretionary, which means the Judge can sentence above or below those recommended guidelines. However, in most situations, the Judges will sentence within the top and bottom of the guidelines. In VA,...Read more »
Actually, the record check should indicate the case disposition. Why not do a background record check on yourself so that you can see what your potential employers are seeing? Any state police department should be able to do that for you. I am not sure what the cost would be but I am sure it is...Read more »
I took a case from juvenile and domestic relationscourt where i was convicted of assault to circuit court where it was taken under advisement,and would be dropped after a period of time.This happened in 1996 it's not showing up on the online database.Will the circuit court still have some record... Read more »
A search warrant does not need to specifically describe a room in a house; simply the name of the suspected person, the suspected evidence expected to be found, the location including address and the basis for the warrant. Assuming the renters have a lock on each of the rooms he/she is renting and...Read more »
I have sole physical & legal custody, visitation reserved to father, at mother’s discretion, since 2017. My child father attacked me when he dropped her off to my home, after having her for the weekend. DV has been an ongoing issue for years, and my daughter show signs to be traumatized. So I... Read more »
I have moved your question to family law because that is the area of law you have a question about. Domestic violence and criminal law is for those charged with offenses in those areas and requiring answers related to such.
If the defendant was charged with committing a class 6 felony, such a charge carries a sentence of one to five years in prison, but with no prior record, any jail time may be suspended. However, if the victim is willing to speak to the prosecutor (and the defendant's attorney), it may be possible...Read more »
The way it was explained to me was that the individual went to the local pd with the evidence that I was the one that was harassing them online, the local pd informed the person that there was nothing they could do, but informed them that they could take it to the magistrate and file charges that... Read more »
Tpu need to hire a local experienced criminal defence attorney to represent you on the harassment charge. That attorney will get discovery and find out what the allegations are. (You can also go to the General District court vletk’s office and adk for a copy of the criminal complaint.)...Read more »
In Virginia, only one person to the conversation needs to know that a recording is being made. In this case the petson recording the conversation is all that is required by law. Your knowledge or permission is not required for the recording to be lawful.
The problem you are going to encounter is that there was no written contract. Thus it will be your word against that of the lawyer. However, you can contact the VA State Bar to obtain more information on how to best deal with this situation.
You can click on "find a lawyer" on this website and look at the drop down menu for litigation. You can then google to find information about that attorney. Then make an appointment and discuss your case with that attorney. This is no different from finding a great surgeon.
Today I got pulled over the officer gave me 3 citations , 1 for reckless too fast for weather condition by the way the officer did not put any mph on my citation, 2 for window tint the car was not mine i had no clue the car was tinted , and 3 for defective equipment he said the car was too low ,... Read more »
Get a mechanic to examine your vehicle and advise you as to whether it is too low. A written evaluation would be good if the mechanic is not willing to come to court. Fix the tint and bring proof of such to court, advising the Judge that this was not your vehicle. Reckless driving is a criminal...Read more »
I went to Circuit Court in front of the judge and they put it under advisement for 1 year under the conditions that I pay my court fines, do my year of probation, and 100 hours community service. I was told that if I completed that abd came back for review that the charge would be reduced to a... Read more »
You need to speak to your attorney regarding what you need to do to try to avoid a felony conviction, which will remain on your criminal record for life. Start your community service hours immediately. Speak to your attorney about the possibility of converting your court costs to community...Read more »
Someone is claiming they have video of me while on my bedroom and in my house. They have detailed knowledge of things I have done in my house. This has been ongoing for months. There is a police report. I worry that my phone has been hacked or video surveillance placed in my house. I need to... Read more »
Determine whether indeed there is police report. Nobody can enter your house and install bugs or videos without your permission or a legitimate search warrant. This sounds like a potential financial shakedown. I suggest you meet with an experienced criminal defense attorney and have him or her...Read more »
My wife didn’t know she was filmed when our neighbor came knocking on our door after quiet hours at our apartment; only reason we knew is our apartment told us they watched this video because the neighbor didn’t know what they would encounter when coming to my door to harass my wife.
In VA, only one party to the video recording needs to know the recording is being conducted. Obviously the person doing the recording is well aware he/she is recording. If your wife was harassed, this recording could well help her when she files a complaint of harassment with the county...Read more »
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