Category Archives: Domestic Violence

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Virginia Self-Defense Laws: When Protection Becomes a Legal Defense

The law generally requires people to keep their hands to themselves. However, there are some circumstances where it is acceptable to use physical force against a person. If you’ve been charged with a violent crime, and you weren’t the aggressor in the situation, you may be entitled to assert that you acted in self-defense. If […]

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What is the Legal Process in a Domestic Violence Case?

The state of Virginia takes domestic violence seriously. A person who is convicted of domestic violence faces possible jail time, fines, and restrictions on contacting the victim in the case. In addition, even a defendant who is ultimately acquitted of domestic violence charges may suffer damage to his or her reputation. Therefore, as a defendant […]

  • Posted on: May 10 2023
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