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Protective order violations with injury- Fairfax criminal lawyer comments

Protective order violations in Virginia are a criminal offense. As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I think initial protective orders ("PO's") -- both emergency and prelminary PO's, which bar such behavior as contacting the respondent and assault  -- are too often a threat to our civil...

Jurisdiction of JDR court for Virginia criminal cases- View of Fairfax lawyer

Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court (“JDR”) is one of two Virginia misdemeanor courts, the other one being the General District Court (“GDC”). As a Fairfax criminal lawyer, I know that jurisdiction and venue sometimes needs challenging in Virginia criminal cases. Today’s blog entry focuses...