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Challenging a Protective Order in Virginia
Challenging a Protective Order in Virginia

Courts issue protective orders , or “Restraining orders,” to provide legal protections to victims of sexual abuse, harassment, stalking, and domestic abuse. Oftentimes, as intended, these orders can successfully prevent subsequent cases of emotional, physical, and sexual ...

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      A single driving under the influence ( DUI ) conviction in Virginia can be enough to strip you of your driving privileges, as well as put you behind ...

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  • DUI
    • Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Virginia?

      DUI checkpoints, also known as sobriety checkpoints or roadblocks, are used by law enforcement to catch people who are drinking while driving and keep ...

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    • How a DUI Conviction Affects Education

      Although a DUI conviction can damage your employment opportunities, it can also have a negative impact on educational ones. It’s no secret that ...

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    • How DUI Can Impact Employment

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    • Challenging a Protective Order in Virginia

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    • Recent Legislative Changes in Virginia’s Spousal Support Modification Laws

      Before a divorce can be finalized, separating spouses need to split assets, allocate debts, determine child custody, and, if applicable, establish ...

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  • FAQ
    • Relief from Sex Offender Registration

      If you have been convicted of a sex crime , you may have been ordered to register the Virginia state sex offender registry. Registration can have ...

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    • What Is the Difference Between Constructive Possession & Actual Possession?

      Actual possession charges occur if you are found by police and appear to have direct, physical control over drugs or other illegal substances. ...

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    • Red Light Camera Tickets in Virginia: Penalties & Defenses

      We have all seen red light cameras posted at the busiest intersections of just about every city and town in Virginia. So common are these cameras that ...

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    • Hazing Laws on Campus

      Hazing may start off as good-natured teasing or pranks, but this right-of-passage can be a dangerous practice. For this reason, Virginia state law has ...

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      Juveniles in Virginia who have been arrested, charged, and convicted of crimes might be under the impression that these offenses will remain on their ...

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    • So, You Violated Your Probation...

      Not showing up for a designated court appearance, missing a check-in with your probation officer, committing an offense that led to arrest… all of ...

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    • Probation Different for Juveniles and Adults in Virginia

      Children often make mistakes. In some cases, the mistakes are serious, and they find themselves facing serious criminal charges. A common result of ...

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      When you are convicted of a sex crime in Virginia, not only must you serve a lengthy prison sentence, but you are also required to register as a sex ...

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    • Gun Possession Rights in Virginia

      For nearly 70 years, the Supreme Court’s view on gun regulation has been in line with many anti-gun supporters, agreeing that the language of the ...

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