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Q: I am 17 dating a 22 year old in West Virginia. Is this illegal?

We have been dating for ten months. We are sexually active(16 is age of consent). My father is trying to put the 22 year old in jail. My mom knew about the relationship the whole time, but now that my father knows, she acts as if she had no clue just so he doesn't leave her; I understand where... Read more »

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Oct 5, 2015

Exactly what help do you expect in an online internet forum? Help comes when you actually go to see an attorney in West Virginia who practices criminal defense. The age of consent in your state is 16. You are above the age of consent.

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Q: How long do the courts have in order to indict a case over for a jury trialin the state OK Oklahoma
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Sep 27, 2015

You can look up the statutes and rules, perhaps right here on Justia.

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Q: does a police chief in west Virginia have to go through the police academy?
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 28, 2015

Probably. In order to be a police officer, one has to have training.Usually, in order to be a police chief, one has to be a police officer first. It's just common sense, but there might be exceptions.

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Q: What is the charge for felon possession of a firearm
Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 19, 2015

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, usually. Look up the criminal statutes in your state.

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Q: What is the punishment in Virginia for 2 felony charges. A dui and failedidn't to appear on any case for months.

She is marked fugitive file in two VA Counties. And in general court case is marked finialized. I couldn't find it in Circuit court. I know she still has a active warrant because they picked her up today.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 18, 2015

She needs a criminal defense attorney in VA. Get one for her to address these issues.

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Q: What is the punishment in Virginia for 2 felony charges. A dui and failedidn't to appear on any case for months.

She is marked fugitive file in two VA Counties. And in general court case is marked finialized. I couldn't find it in Circuit court. I know she still has a active warrant because they picked her up today.

Robert Jason De Groot
Robert Jason De Groot answered on Aug 17, 2015

Justia Legal Answers is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. What she needs is much more than basic information. She needs to have an attorney in VA review all documentation regarding the case or cases and give an opinion based upon having done that and knowing exactly... Read more »

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