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Do I Need an Attorney to Help Me Draft a Habeas Corpus Petition?

Yes. Drafting a habeas corpus petition is complicated. But it's not just drafting the petition that is complicated.

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What Evidence Does a Police Officer Need Before He Can Arrest Someone for DUI in Virginia?

An officer needs Probable Cause before he can arrest you. In the case of DUI, the officer needs Probable Cause that you are or have been operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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What Are the Punishments for A Class 2 Misdemeanor in Virginia?

The punishment for Class 2 misdemeanors can be found in Virginia Code 18.2-11....

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What Time Should I Get to Court?

You should arrive fifteen minutes early, unless your attorney tells you otherwise. There's probably no need to show up more than fifteen minutes early. It is also a good idea to bring something to read while you're waiting in court.

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What Are the Punishments for Class 1 Misdemeanors in Virginia?

The punishment for Class 1 misdemeanors can be found in Virginia Code 18.2-11. They are...

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5 Reasons for Refusing a Breath Test that Will Get You in Trouble in Virginia

You can't refuse to take a breath test just because you don't think you're drunk. From the police officer's perspective, that's the purpose of the breath test.

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Can I Refuse to Take a Breath Test if I'm Arrested for DUI in Virginia?

Yes. In Virginia, you can refuse to take a breath test. However, your reason for refusing has to be reasonable.

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What Is Assault & Battery in Virginia?

In Virginia an assault and battery is any offensive touching of another person. As you can see, the definition of assault and battery is very broad. It doesn't have to be a punch and the victim of the assault and battery does not have to be injured.

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What Is an Assault & Battery in Virginia?

In Virginia an assault and battery is any offensive touching of another person. As you can see, the definition of assault and battery is very broad. It doesn't have to be a punch and the victim of the assault and battery does not have to be injured.

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Can I Be Charged with DUI Even Though I'm Not Driving?

In Virginia, operating a vehicle means that the keys are in the vehicle's ignition. So if the keys are in the ignition and you are sitting in the driver's seat, you can be convicted of DUI.

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