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3 Answers | Asked in Car Accidents for Virginia on

Q: Can undocumented individuals file a personal injury claim if they get into a car accident?

Laura B. Butler answered on Jul 19, 2018

Yes. An undocumented individual may file a personal injury claim if he/she is injured in a car accident in Virginia. Be sure to check with you attorney regarding any risks that might exist if you go to trial.

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1 Answer | Asked in Family Law and Child Custody for Virginia on

Q: Is there any type of law that requires my ex to inform me if he is going to be away from my kids for an extended time?

My children currently live with their father, but we have joint legal custody. Is he required in some way to inform me if he leaves them for an extended unpredictable amount of time?

Laura B. Butler answered on Jul 16, 2018

While it certainly would be good practice if he were to keep you informed of such an absence, if the order does not require him to keep you informed when he leaves the children for an extended unpredictable amount of time then he would not be in violation of the order if he did not share that... Read more »

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