Most leases in Virginia written for professional landlords include an express provision that prohibits controlled substances, including marijuana. Marijuana is still a controlled substance under federal law, and in Virginia up to one ounce is excluded from the criminal code. Absent these...View More
Purchasing marijuana is legal in the District of Columbia. What I'm guess you are asking is if you can bring it back into Virginia and possess it. Possession of Marijuana is not legal in the state of Va but it was just decriminalized - which make it a civil penalty of $25 for possession of...View More
If the date of offense was before you turned 18, then the case will be in juvenile court. You should definitely seek counsel still however b/c they can sentence you as an adult if you are 18 b/c technically you cannot take advantage of juvenile services. Also it is a third offense so the court...View More
More than likely if you are convicted of the shoplifting, you will also be convicted of your marijuana charge. One of your conditions of the first offender is good, law-abiding behavior so a new conviction is a violation of that. You should consult with your prior attorney or a new who can advise...View More
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