My fiance and I had gotten into an argument and the neighbors heard us and called the police. We were yelling but no physical contact was made. I didn't press the charges nor did I testify how can I get this lifted so we can finally get married and see each other
You need to hire a lawyer to help you. Your girlfriend simply saying she doesn't want to go forward with the charge is not likely to make it go away. And if convicted of a domestic assault, you cannot possess or own a firearm.
You cannot get a Virginia misdemeanor conviction expunged in Virginia, no matter how much time has gone by. Whether you can sit for the Boards will be up to the nursing association. Why not ask if there are any reasons for being ineligible to sit the Boards? Worded that way, you can receive...Read more »
If my spouse pressed charges on me and I ended up getting a domestic violence assault and battery charge can she drop those charges against my in court if the incident happened in our home and not in public?
Unfortunately, whether such an alleged assault occurred in your home or in public makes no difference. Your attorney may want to speak to your wife if she does not want to testify against you during your trial. She can't just "drop the charge" because the Commonwealth Attorney now...Read more »
You need to contact a Maryland attorney to see if a gun possession charge there can be expunged. You can only have Virginia charges expunged if you were found not guilty of that VA charge or if it was nolle prossed.
I currently have a capias for failure to appear in Lynchburg, Virginia. A year ago in Campbell County, Virginia I was charged with a failure to appear. I was issued a summons. Considering the factors,what are the chances I will be granted bond by the magistrate?
It will depend on what your reason for non-appearance is. If you have a documented reason and show it to the magistrate, you may well get bond. Otherwise you will likely be held for a bond hearing before a Judge.
Since February my boyfriend's ex has been creating new Facebook pages every time we block her & harassing us. We are in Virginia and she is in Louisiana. I was wondering if there's anything I can do about this legally being that she hasn't threatened us and is just more of a nuisance than anything.
Specifically tell her, in writing, to stop whatever action she is doing which you feel is harassment. You don't need to feel threatened, just harassed. If the behavior does not stop, after you have put in writing to her to stop, call the Federal Court Clerk's office in Richmond about...Read more »
As long as your spouse is not a convicted felon or convicted of a domestic assault, your conviction should not impact on spouse obtaining or maintaining such a permit. The big issue for you is: where would be spouse's gun be stored and would there be an argument that you have...Read more »
From home security that shows him trying to get my phone because he seen a message on my phone to another man. We have been together for 12 years. I went to hospital 2 days later and have 2 broken ribs and a dislocated rib. He had been drinking and acted in the heat of the moment. Will he get out... Read more »
I was arrested for a domestic violence assault charge. We were both highly intoxicated she kept changing her stories to police and had no injuries. I was arrested and taken to the magistrate and released on a summons. My question is will I go to jail or have to have a bond on my first court date?
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... 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...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... 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 »
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