Shane Lee Jimison’s Guides

Shane Lee Jimison

Richmond Uncontested Divorce Attorney.

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  1. Have Court? Here are Some Pre-Court Tips

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    I was reminded today that we as attorneys sometimes lose perceptive when handling our clients cases. We do this day in and day out and for the most part your case presents nothing for us to be nervous about. We've handled similar situations dozens, if not hundreds of times. S...

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  2. Have Court? Here are Some Pre-Court Tips

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    I was reminded today that we as attorneys sometimes lose perceptive when handling our clients cases. We do this day in and day out and for the most part your case presents nothing for us to be nervous about. We've handled similar situations dozens, if not hundreds of times. S...

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  3. How to Get a Warning Instead of a Ticker

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    You are cruising along and all of a sudden you see it in your rear-view mirror. The blue lights of dread. Where did he come from? Honestly, I have no idea what makes an Officer give a warning instead of a ticket but following these steps will make your interaction safer for bot...

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  4. When Can I Use Deadly Force in Virginia?

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    If you were watching the local news this past weekend you no doubt came across the story of an elderly woman assaulted in her own home before her grandson could shoot the attacker. These stories always raise the question: When can you use deadly force in Virginia and not get ...

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  5. Yielding for Emergency Vehicles in Virginia: Know the Law

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    We often receive calls of people getting cited for not changing lanes when an emergency vehicle is on the shoulder. Most people are unaware that it's even a law until the Officer writes them a ticket. An expensive education to be sure. First, the law: Code of Virginia 46.2-921...

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  6. Will a Typo Void a Traffic Ticket in Virginia?

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    I'm frequently asked by potential clients whether a typo is going to affect the validity of their ticket. They are obviously hoping that because the officer wrote "Toyota" instead of "Ford" on their ticket that they are going to get their case dismissed. Unfortunately for the ...

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Military Divorces in Virginia

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    Between the Pentagon, Fort Lee, Oceana NAS, the Naval installation in Norfolk, Fort Belvoir, Fort A.P. Hill, Camp Perry (OK, you get the picture) there is no doubt that Virginia is a large military state and with it tens of thousands of military families. A divorce in Virginia...

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  8. Before the Initial Divorce Consultation

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    I handle a slew of client consultations where the person on the other side of the conference table from me is nervous, scared, and for the first time articulating out loud that they want a divorce. They have many questions to which there are no direct answers. My non-committ...

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  9. How Do You Divorce Your Spouse if They Are Incarcerated?

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    In Virginia, if your spouse is convicted of a felony and is sentenced to a period of incarceration of more than 12 months, this is grounds for divorce. Even if your spouse is incarcerated for a lesser period of time, if you meet the other grounds for divorce you can still file fo...

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  10. Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License in Virginia

    Written by attorney Shane Jimison, almost 4 years ago.

    Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License Driving on a Suspended License is a very serious offense in Virginia that can often carry with it the very real possibility of jail time. The maximum penalty for a first offense is a jail sentence of 6 months, a $1,000 fine and a licen...

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