Violation of Protective Orders in Virginia

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Having a protective order issued against you can make your life difficult, since it will show up in a criminal background search. Unfortunately, a violation of a protective order is a serious crime, resulting in jail time and other severe penalties.

If you have been recently arrested and charged with a protection order violation, or believe that an order was unfairly issued against you, our Virginia Beach criminal defense attorney at The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller can help. With more than 18 years of experience, our legal team has a thorough understanding of the state legal system to determine all of your available legal options.

Penalty for Violation of a Protective Order

Violation of a protective order is a Class 1 misdemeanor that is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of one year and a fine of up to $2,500. If you are found guilty of violating a protective order, you will have an additional order against you for a maximum of two additional years.

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While it is possible to beat these charges, it can be quite complicated since many prosecutors are not willing to cooperate or make fair deals in these cases. We can investigate the circumstances of the order and the violation, collect crucial evidence, and develop an effective and relentless defense strategy. We can protect your rights, reputation, and freedom right away.

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