I am in the weekender program serving 10 weekends (20 days) for a second DUI conviction. I was "misplaced" in the detox room when I was supposed to be in the suicide watch cell, though I am not suicidal, and have no history of mental illness, or poor mental health. I was left in the... Read more »
While most police officers will read a person their Miranda rights as soon as they are being arrested, this is not required. The Miranda warnings apply to situations where the person is in police custody and is being questioned by police. So the police are not required to give Miranda warnings...Read more »
we have consensually been together for 7 months and her parents found out. Her mother has threaten to call the police and file charges. If the relationship is consensual would those charges be filed and approved just for being bias? What is the most that could happen in this situation?
So I have a friend who was sentenced to 20 years with 18 and 10 months suspended leaving him to serve the remaining 14 but we got his papers from work which said he has 19 years and 10 months suspended and it’s signed and stamped by a judge so could he potentially get out because of the technicality
A sentence of 20 years with 18 years 10 months suspended means the active sentence (what the defendant must serve) is 1 year 2 months. A sentence of 20 years with 19 year 10 months suspended means the active sentence is 2 months. Of the active part, the defendant serves 85%. Whatever sentence...Read more »
I have all evidence to support my civil claim and to prove entitlement to damages demanded in Civil claim, but I need to know if there's anyway I can file any type of motion in demand of a immediate decision without having to go through all the trouble of waiting on a civil hearing?... Read more »
I am 17 and my parents have someone essentially spying on me in the neighborhood. They don't approve of my friends down the road and have forbade me from associating with them. Is it legal for them to get other parents to watch me and and my friends when they aren't home? It makes me feel... Read more »
Unless this person is stalking you (in a legal sense - putting you in fear of death or injury), there's not much to be done. It's your parents' job to keep you out of trouble, and if this is how they choose to do it, there is likely nothing illegal about it.
The landlord is using aggressive language and refusing to complete a conversation and treating us in a harassing manner. The real estate agent also lost our walkthrough papers and says there is nothing he can do.
Without documentation to support your claim of a breach of contract, you will have a weak case to prove if you file a lawsuit against the landlord to have a judge order the landlord to make the repairs.
I would like to know if its legal in Virginia to have hidden cameras in the Emergency Room private exam rooms ? I know when you sign into the ER you have to consent to many forms. Not sure of this may include consenting to having your rights violated in a room you expect to have privacy in with... Read more »
The air also didn't work so well and the top quit working the first week. So, we took the car back and the manager sent it to the service department to be checked. They determined the air compressor and motor in the top were bad and refused to do anything to fix it. All within the first 2... Read more »
In Virginia, the general rule when buying a vehicle is "Buyer Beware." This rule may block you from any recourse. However, the Consumer Protection Act in Virginia will cover your vehicle, especially if there was a latent defect and the dealer should have known about the defect when he...Read more »
In 2015 I was unjustly suspended, denied reasonable accommodation, went through depression, and still having mental issues, because the union never let me see an arbitrator, and just settled the case, but the settlement specifically states that the lump sum payment was for the denial of light... Read more »
Before his passing he paid step mom off by refinanceing his home but she took the house all his insurance all his retirement everything he passed in 2015 she now owns new home with the man she has been seeing since 2014 and saleing my dad's house her son is well taken care of (gives him money... Read more »
There is no right to work release and a Virginia court can authorize the Sheriff to allow you into you, but can not order it. Work release is a privilege offered and operated by the individual Sheriff in your jurisdiction. The Sheriff will set any rules and procedures. If the Sheriff determines...Read more »
I am a patient being treated with buprenorphine and if this law is passed my understanding is I will lose my medication. It can't be legal for someone to be taken off a medication they would need to be detoxed from at least is it? I have an allergy to Narcan so I cannot have suboxone, I need... Read more »
I work for the federal govt and have to maintain a security clearance. My ex-girlfriend assaulted me and I didnt call the police. The people who were there that witnessed it did. I told the police what happened and declined to press charges. Obviously the commonwealth picked it up and in between... Read more »
Unfortunately, she could be charged with misleading an investigation. When her attorney tells her this, she is not likely going to want to risk being charge with a criminal offense "coming clean". Even if she did come clean, the Commonwealth may feel that she is being "pressured to...Read more »
I am totally disabled from a TBI, and my service dog is a Great Dane. The dog has never been professionally, or unprofessionally trained to attack so, I want to know what would happen to me, and / or my service dog in court if the dog "instinctively" protects me from harm?... Read more »
You need to contact the police if you haven't already done so. You also need to kick out this house guest before you and he end up charged with felony child abuse and/or contributing to the delinquency of a minor. If your child is leaving the home without your permission, consider speaking...Read more »
It sounds like these photos may have been taken in the course of your employment. Without reviewing your employment contract, it is hard to say what remedies you may have. Consult a local employment lawyer.
If an officer chooses to stop a pursuit due to a potential policy violation but the suspect then continues to flee and ultimately causes damage, injury or death to civilians is the officer or department liable?
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