Online Solicitation of a Minor in Virginia

Online Solicitation of a Minor in Virginia involves a perpetrator asking or taking part in a discussion with a minor which leads to them discussing about sexual favors, the perpetrator solicits this minor to conduct inappropriate sexual acts or meet them with the intent of having illegal sexual relations. Online Solicitation of a Minor in … Read more

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The Harassment Restraining Order in Virginia

The Virginia law states that any person who uses obscene, vulgar, profane, or indecent language or threatens any illegal or immoral act with intent to coerce, intimidate, or harass any person on a telephone or through a text message is a guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. (Code of Virginia § 18.2-427). What is Harassment? Harassment is generally an unwanted … Read more

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Assault and battery charges in Virginia

In Virginia the crimes and assault and battery are very serious criminal offenses. Typically a simple assault and battery are only charged as an offense for which a lengthy jail sentence or substantial fine is given. In Virginia, you could be charged with assault and battery as an offense or misdemeanor liable on the conditions … Read more

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Signs that you could be eligible for obtaining the custody of your child

In Virginia, both the mother and the father have equal rights when it comes to the custody of a child and neither of them is favored. The courts in Virginia determine the custody of a minor while prioritizing the child’s best interests. There are certain factors that influence the conclusion of a child custody case, … Read more

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Virginia Sex Crime Laws & Punishments

In Virginia, being convicted of any sex crime results in severe punishment. Even a mere accusation of a minor sex offense, yet neither founded nor proved, can render long-lasting effects on the accused individual’s life. In several instances, court orders you, if you are convicted of a sex crime, to be registered as a sex … Read more

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Why Hire a Child Custody Attorney

Divorce and separation are inherently disheartening stages of a life. They can become even more stressful, especially when disagreements regarding the children arise. Although it is an ideal situation where both the parents make mutual compromises to ensure all decisions are in their children’s best interest, but this is not always the case. Their emotions … Read more

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Knowing About the Laws Regarding Sexual Assault and Abuse

There are a number of forms of sexual assault and abuse. From the moment when a client reveals about his or her victimization at the hands of an offender, the concerned authorities need to have a better understanding of what exactly happened to the victim. The situation must be analyzed carefully, taking into account all … Read more

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Role of Each Parent in Child Custody and Visitation

While getting through the divorce, the court decided the custody of the children in accordance with the federal and state laws. The custody law of Virginia decides upon the right of each parent over their child after the divorce along with other important decisions involving the child’s future. The court decides how the parents will … Read more

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