Asked in Criminal Law for Virginia

Q: i got a drunk in public and idenity theft charge to aviod arrest in arlington va last sunday.. how serious is this?

what happened to freedom of speech? why cant i be the president or george washington.. ???

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Kristin Paulding
Kristin Paulding
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Virginia Beach, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Any criminal charge is serious. Both of these charges will remain on your criminal record if convicted and that can have an impact on future job interviews or school programs that you may apply for. I do not know the specifics of your case but I would speak to a criminal defense attorney before you go to Court. He or she will be able to advise you on the law and discuss the consequences if convicted.

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