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Guardians Ad Litem in Virginia

Guardians Ad Litem in Virginia

A Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) is an attorney who is appointed by the court to represent the interests of a ...
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Third Party Custody and the Parental Presumption

Third Party Custody and the Parental Presumption

In Virginia, custody of a child may be awarded to any non-parent with a legitimate interest. The statute provides a ...
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Open Container Laws in Virginia

Open Container Laws in Virginia

Many Virginians are surprised to learn that the Commonwealth does not currently prohibit passengers in a motor vehicle from having ...
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Refusing a Blood Alcohol Test in Virginia

Refusing a Blood Alcohol Test in Virginia

If you are arrested for a DUI and you refuse to take the blood or breath test at the police ...
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Reckless

Reckless Driving in Virginia

Virginia defines reckless driving as driving "recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, ...
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Credit Card Lady

Credit Card Offenses in Virginia

There are three categories of credit card offenses in Virginia: credit card theft, credit card forgery, and credit card fraud ...
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