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  • HAS SCOTUS RULED THAT REFUSAL TO SUBMIT TO BREAT TEST BEING A CRIME, IS UNCONSTITUTIONAL?

    MY GIRLFRIEND RECENTLY WAS PULLED FOR DUI, BUT REFUSED TO BLOW.

    Stephen’s Answer

    The Supreme Court's decision does not say that as a blanket statement. You should have her consult with a local attorney to discuss the facts of her case and how they apply to the most recent decision.

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  • When are good behavior/misdemeanor probation violations filed?

    I have a year of "good behavior" aka misdemeanor probation left and i just got another class 1 mis. ticket. i have not been convicted yet. my question is this...are these violations usually filed before court (before i have been found guilty or ...

    Stephen’s Answer

    Generally, in Virginia Beach they do not file a "good behavior" violation unless you are convicted. If there was not a Commonwealth Attorney on your case then the likelihood of a violation being filed also is lessened.

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  • Help in closing a case

    Hello, I have a traffic violation for speeding and driving without a license on 02/27/2007. Had a court date to which I did not go and asked for a postponement for personal reasons. But I did not appear for the next court hearing and left the c...

    Stephen’s Answer

    Realistically, there's probably no way you'll be able to have this case closed without returning to the United States and turning yourself in or without hiring a lawyer to try and resolve the matter with the court.

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  • My friend sent me a fb message "do you like 14 year old boys?" i replied yes. is that a crime?

    my friend sent me a fb message "do you like 14 year old boys?" i replied yes. is that a federal sex crime? i am 20 year old. what is the statute of limitation?

    Stephen’s Answer

    The other attorneys have done a good job answering your questions. You should not be communicating about this topic online but should discuss these questions in confidence with an attorney in private.

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  • How can I possess something twice? Can I fight the charges from years ago? Can I take any action to do get off of the registry?

    I was charged with two counts of possession and one count of receipt of child pornography at a general court martial. I am living as a sex offender now and struggling with life.

    Stephen’s Answer

    Unfortunately, it is extremely rare to undue a conviction. There are only a few limited circumstances and methods available. As the previous answers indicate the number of charges arebased on the number of images

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  • What should I do about my Public Intoxication charge. I just want this all to be over with.

    I was taking a cab home from a bar but could not remember my address as I have recently moved. When my cabbie demanded pay before she drove any further my card would not work because I could not remember my pin because I usually use my credit card...

    Stephen’s Answer

    This is a charge you should contest. A local attorney will help you navigate through the court and his experience and knowledge should help ease your burden.

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  • Penalties for using a fake inspection sticker....

    what are the consequences best and worst case scenerio for using/buying a fake inspection sticker?

    Stephen’s Answer

    The charge is a Class 1 Misdemeanor which carries with it a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail and/or a $2500 fine. It is nothing to take lightly. In Virginia Beach there has been a lot of these fictitious tags being issued and the police and judges seem to be cracking down.

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  • What course do i take and were

    i got a DUI Georgia and they say i need to complete a DUI course. it was 5 years ago. they nave suspended my licence here in va.

    Stephen’s Answer

    Call Chesapeake Bay ASAP at 552-1800.

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  • Are the decisions of the fourth circuit federal court of appeals binding on the Virginia Circuit Courts?

    Are the decisions of the fourth circuit federal court of appeals binding decisions on the state of Virginia Circuit Courts? Virginia is in the Fourth Circuit.

    Stephen’s Answer

    It depends if you're speaking about a constitutional issue or not.

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  • How long can the state of Virginia keep my licence suspended?

    I drive trucks for a living. No lience no paycheck. No job that I find pay can even touch my order. It is just digging this hole deeper and deeper.

    Stephen’s Answer

    What is your license suspended for?

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