Violation of Protective Orders The Right Attorney Makes All The Difference

Violation of Protective Orders

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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 were recently arrested and charged with a protection order violation, or believe that an order was unfairly issued against you, our attorney at The Law Offices of Daniel J. Miller can help. With more than 20 years of experience, our legal team has helped numerous clients with domestic violence cases and has a thorough understanding of the state legal system to determine all of your available legal options.

Penalties 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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  • Obtaining a Protective Order – Virginia Beach Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Domestic Violence

    Our client was seeking a protective order against her husband to obtain exclusive use and possession of the home and to require him to have no future hostile contact with her.

  • Underage Possession of Alcohol – Norfolk General District Court DUI

    Our client was alleged to have illegally possessed alcohol in the city of Norfolk.

  • Pre Litigation Defense – Rape - Virginia Beach General District Court Sex Crimes

    Our client was the respondent of a protective order wherein the petitioner alleged that she was raped.

  • Protective Order - Norfolk Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Family Law

    Our client's estranged wife had filed a protective order to prohibit him from having contact with her to gain exclusive use and possession of the home and an upper hand in their divorce proceedings.

  • Bond Hearing – DUI 4th Offense - Virginia Beach Circuit Court DUI

    Our client was charged fourth offense driving under the influence.

  • Violation of Protective Order – Chesapeake Circuit Court - Appeal Domestic Violence

    Our client was under a protective order to have no hostile contact with his family.

  • Breaking and Entering with Intent to Commit Misdemeanor – Felony – Virginia Beach General District Court Felony Defense

    Our client was charged with breaking and entering with intent to commit a misdemeanor, but the Commonwealth agreed to dismiss the charge at the preliminary hearing stage against our client who suffered severe and debilitating mental illness.

  • Felony Third Offense Petty Larceny Virginia Beach General District Felony Defense

    We were successful in negotiating a reduction from a felony third offense petty larceny charge.

  • Appeal Possession of Marijuana - Chesapeake Circuit Court Drug Crimes

    Our client plead not guilty to a second offense possession of marijuana charge.

  • DUI Reduced to Reckless Driving – Isle of Wight General District Court DUI

    Our client was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after officers arrived on a call for service in a church parking lot.

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