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8 DUI Charge Defenses In Virginia

If you have been arrested for a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) charge in Virginia, you may be anxious about the consequences you are facing. However, it is possible to reduce or even dismiss the charges against you, with the help of an experienced Virginia DUI defense lawyer and these common DUI charge defenses: Invalid Stop – Lack Of Reasonable …

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Financial Disclosure In A Virginia Divorce

One of the most important requirements of the divorce process is full financial disclosure by each spouse. Whether or not you are the one filing for divorce or whether your divorce is contested or uncontested, you will need to reveal to attorneys or the court the details of your individual financial situation. This disclosure is vital for both parties because …

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Custody FAQ: What if I can’t afford a lawyer in Virginia?

Question: Can I file for Virginia custody, visitation, or support on my own if I can’t afford an attorney? Answer: Yes, you may petition the Court and file for custody, visitation or support on your own as a “Pro Se” litigant (i.e. without a lawyer). This is done by contacting your local Court Services Unit Intake Office to schedule an …

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How is Child Support Calculated in Virginia?

Oftentimes, people think child support is based on one factor – how much the noncustodial parent makes. While that certainly is a part of the calculation of the monthly obligation, there are actually several factors that can affect the child support amount owed to custodial parents, these factors include, but are not limited to: The number of children the monthly …

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Small Mistakes – Big Consequences – Don’t Give Hampton Roads Police Officers Reasons To Pull Your Over

A big part of my job involves defending my clients who have been charged with a crime or traffic violation. Oftentimes, however, this can be avoided. We get several calls from clients saying they were first pulled over for an expired registration, which then led to the officer, for example, finding a small amount of marijuana. A simple (and relatively …