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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Stockbroker Fraud for Virginia on
Q: can a felon have his conviction removed from his records without having the crime dismissed?
Steve Miyares
Steve Miyares answered on May 6, 2018

Not in Virginia. If you were convicted of the offense in Virginia, then the conviction is permanent and can not be removered or expunged from your criminal record.

1 Answer | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud and Real Estate Law for Virginia on
Q: Can real estate salespersons legally set their own commission rate or their supervising brokers have legal final say?

I recently got a real estate salesperson license and I’m not getting enough business if I tell clients I charge full 3% instead they say if I can do 1% or less they will work with me. Is it legal for salespersons to set their own commissions rate without getting approval from their supervising... Read more »

Richard Sternberg
Richard Sternberg answered on Jan 12, 2018

You are a sales agent for your broker. You do not define much of anything for your broker as a matter of law. But, as a practical matter in the marketplace for decades now, agents who produce have more power than their supervising brokers. As long as you are producing and covering more than the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud, Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Identity Theft for Virginia on
Q: If a person has 40 charges of identity theft credit card forgery and credit card fraud. What would the punishment be?

Never really been in trouble. The total loss was less than 5,000 and it was done online ordering things. Only evidence is email of the person who used the credit card. 19, were Class 5&6 felony and rest is misdemeanor

Susan Fremit
Susan Fremit answered on Dec 18, 2017

It will depend on whether the alleged offenses can be proven and if yes, how many the commonwealth will proceed on. Sentencing guidelines may be increased by any prior record you have.

1 Answer | Asked in Stockbroker Fraud for Virginia on
Q: Gud day.can u please gve me some samle cses about obligations and rights of warehouseman upon the receipts
Adam Studnicki
Adam Studnicki answered on Aug 4, 2015

This is too general to answer. A local lawyer can advise based on your specific circumstances.

Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and...
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