Was your son charged? If not, nothing will happen to him. If he was charged, you should reach out to an attorney for advice and a consultation regarding the charge(es). Both underage possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana are criminal misdemeanor charges.
Your "revocation" lasts 1 year for a first offense DUI. After the year is over, your license is considered "suspended" if you have not completed ASAP and have not gone to the DMV to have your license reinstated.
my boyfriend and i were having issues last week and we shoved each other i went to the hospital just to make sure i didnt have a concussion and the hospital called the police and now he has some serious charges. I need to help him he has young children that need him!
I live in the state of Virginia & I was charged with Reckless driving on my way to work.. The speed was 98/60 but the officer was following for about 10 minutes before he pulled me over.. I didn’t know who it was following me due to it being 4 in the morning all I seen was headlights..... Read more »
It will truly depend on the jurisdiction in which you were charged. There are many judges in Virginia that will impose a jail sentence for driving at that speed. You will want to contact a local attorney right away.
The Virginia State Bar Professional Guidelines Rule 6.1 states:
(a) A lawyer should render at least two percent per year of the lawyer’s professional time to pro bono publico legal services. Pro bono publico services include poverty law, civil rights law, public interest law, and...Read more »
You need to speak with an attorney right away. You should not discuss this case or anything about it with anyone other than a lawyer. Do not talk to the police. An attorney will explain your next steps (i.e., arraignment, preliminary hearing, trial, etc.)
The numbers you gave do not correspond with any Virginia criminal code sections. Typically, they will start with "18.2-...". You may want to look at your summons or warrant to find out the specific coffee section.
Virginia Code § 18.2-59 defines Extortion in part as:
Any person who (i) threatens injury to the character, person, or property of another person [or] (ii) accuses him of any offense...and thereby extorts money, property, or pecuniary benefit...from him or any other person, is guilty of a...Read more »
By statute, the judge will be required to sentence you to 10 days of mandatory incarceration IF you are found guilty of DUI with that elevated blood alcohol content. You should contact an attorney right away (or ask for the Court to appoint you an attorney). There are many legal issues with DUI...Read more »
If asked, she should give a truthful answer. She should also state that she has not been found guilty of anything at this time. If she has an immigration attorney, she shouldn't consult that attorney right away.
From what you are describing, it sounds like you were convicted of driving while you are suspended/revoked (for either a DUI or a drug charge) under VA code 18.2-272. One of the penalties under that statute is that the DMV takes your license for an additional 12 months (on top of the original...Read more »
Criminal records should show case disposition. As a side note, depending on how old the case is, the records may still exist. I've seen many cases where records of convictions older than 10 years are still able to be obtained. You may want to contact the court to see if your case file still...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 »
Circuit Court cases should be available for you to review. Older cases won't be available online. You can visit the Circuit Court Clerk's office in the jurisdiction where your case was taken under advisement and request a copy of the case. It is likely in archives and may take a few days for...Read more »
The first time I asked I feel that the lawyer who replied is wrong, I read the section of the VA state laws about parole, and how they break it down determined by the # of years someone is locked up, and I feel strongly that VA prisoners are allowed parole. Please tell me who is correct here !
Virginia does not have parole, with the exception of Virginia Code § 53.1-40.01, which allows for “geriatric” parole of inmates not given the death penalty or life sentences. The statute states that “Any person serving a sentence imposed upon a conviction for a felony offense, other than a...Read more »
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