Written by attorney Jean Kathryn Humbrecht

Carjacking in Virginia

Carjacking in Virginia (Va. Code 18.2-58.1) is the intentional seizure of possession or control of another person's motor vehicle by force with the intent to permanently or temporarily deprive another person of possession or control. Carjacking is punished with 15 years up to life in prison.

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