Assault & Battery | Domestic Assault

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NOT GUILTY Felony Strangulation and Misdemeanor Assault

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony strangulation charges were DROPPED prior to trial and the trial for Assault resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict. VA Law 18.2-57 classifies Assault as a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail, a $2500 fine, supervised probation, and various behavioral classes. Va Law […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge DISMISSED | Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result Felony charges for Malicious Wounding and Abduction, and a misdemeanor charge for Assault, stemming from a fight that resulted in injuries, were ALL DISMISSED in the Fairfax County Circuit Court after multiple contested hearings. Read more about Virginia Malicious Wounding Law here: Virginia Malicious Wounding Laws Explained […]

Misdemeanor Assault DISMISSED in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under Va Law 18.2-57 for an alleged assault on an Uber driver resulted in DISMISSAL. Read more about Alexandria criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty. A. Any person who commits […]

Virginia Assault with Firearm Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT Misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery On a Family or Household Member with a loaded firearm was DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute. Read more about Fairfax criminal defense attorney Marina Medvin, who represented this client and achieved this result. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia […]

Virginia Felony Strangulation and Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED For Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT Felony Strangulation under Va Code 18.2-51.6 and Misdemeanor Assault and Battery On a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on girlfriend were both DROPPED for insufficient evidence to prosecute these domestic assault charges. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

NOT GUILTY of Assault on Family or Household Member in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Arrest under VA Law 18.2-57.2, a misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member in Fairfax County, resulted in a NOT GUILTY trial verdict. VA Law 18.2-57.2 classifies domestic assault as a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by up to 1 year in jail, a $2500 […]

Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

VIRGINIA ASSAULT & BATTERY: LAW & PENALTIES What is assault law in Virginia? Assault and Battery, or Simple Assault, is class 1 Misdemeanor criminal charge under VA Law 18.2-57. Assault and Battery are punished by a maximum jail sentence of 1 year, a maximum fine of $2,500.00, and full restitution to the victim. First offense […]

NOT GUILTY Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Felony Charge Va Law 18.2-57 | Alexandria, VA

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA City of Alexandria Circuit Court trial under Va Law 18.2-57 for Felony Assault and Battery on an Alexandria police officer resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict. The client was facing a mandatory minimum penalty of 6 months in jail if convicted, with a maximum penalty of 5 years in prison if found guilty. Instead […]

Misdemeanor Assault Charge 18.2-57 DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VA Class 1 misdemeanor charge for Assault under Va Law 18.2-57, for an attack in Arlington County, a crime that carries a maximum penalty of 1 year in jail, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the charge at the first hearing. Related Public Intoxication charge was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; […]

Arlington Assault Charge DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: A misdemeanor charge for Assault under Va Law 18.2-57 resulted in a DISMISSAL at the first hearing. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty. A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, and if the person intentionally selects the person against whom a […]

Alexandria Assault and Battery Trial Results in Dismissal

ALEXANDRIA, VA Misdemeanor trial for an Assault and Battery charge under Va Law 18.2-57 resulted in a DISMISSAL disposition. § 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty. A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault and battery is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor, and if the person intentionally selects the person against whom a […]

Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household Member

Virginia Domestic Assault Law 18.2-57.2 Assault and battery against a family or household member The Virginia domestic assault charge is called assault and battery against a family or household member. Assault and battery against a family or household member is a class 1 misdemeanor crime punishable by up to one year in jail under Va […]

Fairfax Assault on Family Member Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal charge for Assault and Battery on a Household Member in Fairfax County (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for an allegation of a husband, military servicemember, pushing and injuring his wife, resulted in DROPPED charge for insufficient evidence – clean record. In the Juvenile and […]

Assault and Battery of Child in Arlington VA to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Trial for Domestic Assault and Battery on a Child / Family or Household Member (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for spanking a child and leaving bruises, resulted in a differed disposition – scheduling of the charge for DISMISSAL after completion of an educational program and […]

Felony Strangulation Charge for Choking REDUCED to Misdemeanor Disorderly, NO JAIL TIME

ARLINGTON, VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Strangulation charge for an allegation of choking a significant other resulted in an amendment and REDUCTION of the charge to a Misdemeanor Disorderly Conduct. The amended charge was punished by requirement of good behavior and an anger management class. No jail time, no felony record. Arlington County […]

Domestic Assault Charge for Punching Girlfriend in the Face to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Assault and Battery on a Household Member (Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2) for an allegation of a boyfriend punching his girlfriend in the face and causing bruising and redness of the eye area – resulted in scheduling of the charge for dismissal after completion of […]

Threatening Over Telephone Charges DROPPED in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was accused of cursing and threatening a business over the telephone, a misdemeanor criminal offense under VA Code 18.2-427. Result: criminal charge was DROPPED at first hearing. In the General District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia.   § 18.2-427. Use of […]

Misdemeanor Assault & Battery of Neighbor in Alexandria Virginia will be DROPPED

CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA Misdemeanor Assault charge (VA Code 18.2-57) for an argument with neighbors that turned into an assault, resulted in an agreement for DISMISSAL of the charge. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

Misdemeanor Domestic Assault in Fairfax Virginia Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY RESULT: Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member aka Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges under VA Code 18.2-57.2 resulted in charges being DROPPED for insufficient evidence. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic […]

Murder 1 REDUCED to Murder 2. Jury Trial resulted in 11 Year Jail sentence for Woman who called Police and said “I shot my husband.”

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: VA Code 18.2-32 Murder 1 indictment (penalty of 20 to life) for woman who called the Police and said that she shot and killed her husband was REDUCED to Murder 2 (penalty of 5 to 40 years) after defense attorney’s motions to suppress evidence were heard. Subsequent Jury […]

Fairfax Misdemeanor Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault charges charged under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member, after wife accused her husband of throwing a heavy object at her, resulted in charges being DROPPED. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: […]

Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer Charges REDUCED to Misdemeanor

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL ATTORNEY’S CASE RESULT Felony Assault on Law Enforcement Officer charge for kicking an Alexandria Police Officer multiple times, was AMENDED and REDUCED to a Misdemeanor charge for Obstruction of Justice, with just a two week sentence to be served over the course of a few weekends. (No a first offense …) Related […]

18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member Charge DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member charge REDUCED to Simple Assault, and the reduced charge was DISMISSED after completion of Anger Management class. Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Read more about Assault and […]

Misdemeanor Brandishing Firearm Charge in Arlington VA to be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Brandishing Firearm charges resulted in reduction of the charge to Simple Assault and agreed-upon DISMISSAL of the reduced charge after good behavior. Va Law § 18.2-282. Pointing, holding, or brandishing firearm, air or gas operated weapon or object similar in appearance; penalty. A. It shall be unlawful […]

Alexandria Assault Charge DROPPED at First Hearing for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ASSAULT LAWYER CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault charge under VA Code 18.2-57 for alleged assault on an Uber Driber was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. 18.2-57. Assault and battery; penalty A. Any person who commits a simple assault or assault […]

Felony Strangulation and Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Strangulation under Va Code 18.2-51.6 and Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member were both DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about […]

NOT GUILTY Assault on Family or Household Member in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA Domestic Assault Attorney Case Result: Domestic assault accusations charged under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member after wife accused her husband of punching her in the face, bruising her face and causing bleeding nose, resulted in a NOT GUILTY verdict at trial. In the Juvenile and […]

Virginia Assault Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at the first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Virginia Domestic Assault AMENDED to Simple Assault and Set for DISMISSAL After 6 Months

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member charge for a fight between a boyfriend and a girlfriend was AMENDED to a Simple Assault charge under Va Code 18.2-57, and that was scheduled for DISMISSAL after 6 months of good behavior and completion of an […]

NOT GUILTY of Brandishing Firearm in Virginia in Self Defense

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was acquitted at trial and found NOT GUILTY of Brandishing a Firearm, the defense prevailing on theory of self defense. Va Law § 18.2-282. Pointing, holding, or brandishing firearm, air or gas operated weapon or object similar in appearance; penalty. A. It shall be unlawful for any […]

Alexandria Virginia Domestic Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED Before Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence before a first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault […]

Failure to Pay Cab Driver, Assault & Battery, Destruction of Property, and Public Intoxication – All 4 Misdemeanor Charges DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT:Client was facing 4 criminal charges for an altercation with a cab driver. Class 1 jailable Misdemeanors included Failure to Pay for Rental Vehicle with intent to Defraud under Va Code 18.2-206, Assault and Battery under Va Code 18.2-57, and Destruction of Property with Intent under Va Code 18.2-137. […]

Arlington VA Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Va Code 18.2-57 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge for Uber driver assault incident resulted in DROPPED charges at the first hearing. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – […]

Virginia Assault and Battery on Family or Household Member Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57.2 for assault on family or household member was DROPPED for insufficient evidence at first hearing. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code […]

Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED for Self Defense Evidence

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Domestic assault accusations charges DROPPED after Defense presented self-defense evidence. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault […]

Domestic Assault on Family Household Member Charges DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: Assault accusations for pulling and pushing spouse resulted in DROPPED CHARGES due to insufficient evidence. In the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation […]

Domestic Assault Charge DISMISSED on Appeal

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY: After losing the trial, we appealed the case to Circuit Court, where we prevailed and received a DISMISSAL of the charges. In the Circuit Court for the County of Fairfax: 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense […]

Alexandria Virginia Assault Charges from Group Brawl DROPPED, REDUCED, No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Two Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charges under VA Code 18.2-57, stemming from group brawl, resulted in one charge being DROPPED for insufficient evidence to convict, and defense evidence of self-defense, while other charge was AMENDED to a local county ordinance for Simple Assault. Client was on probation for prior misdemeanor […]

Representation During Criminal Investigation by Alexandria Police for Assault and Attempted Malicious Wounding Results in NO CHARGES FILED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Attorney representation during Alexandria Police investigation for a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge VA Code 18.2-57 and Attempted Malicious Wounding resulted in NO CHARGES FILED. Read more about Attorney Representation here: Attorney Representation During Police Investigation Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Arlington VA Malicious Wounding Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: A Felony Malicious Wounding case that was charged as a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2, for biting, scratching, and throwing of objects during a domestic dispute, remained as a Misdemeanor instead of being amended to the appropriate Felony […]

Fairfax Virginia Domestic Assault Charges DROPPED at First Hearing

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: VA Code 18.2-57.2 – Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member, Class 1 Misdemeanor charge, for a sister accused of hitting her sibling was DROPPED at the first hearing. Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax Virginia. Read more […]

Alexandria VA Domestic Assault Trial for Parent Hitting Child Resulted in DISMISSAL Disposition

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor 18.2-57.2 Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member trial resulted in the charges set out for be DISMISSED. A parent was accused of criminally hitting her child. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. […]

Alexandria Virginia Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member Misdemeanor Charge DISMISSED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 was DISMISSED for insufficient evidence. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & […]

Alexandria Virginia Misdemeanor Domestic Assault DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 was DROPPED for insufficient evidence before trial commenced. City of Alexandria Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic […]

NOT GUILTY in Alexandria Virginia Assault and Battery Trial

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict in trial for a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge, VA Code 18.2-57. Client was charged for pushing and punching alleged victim. Defense invoked Self Defense and Defense of Property defenses successfully. City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia. Read more about […]

Arlington Virginia Domestic Assault Biting and Scratching Charges to be DROPPED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2, for biting, scratching, and throwing of objects during an argument, was continued for 6 months for the charge to be DROPPED, as agreed upon by the Government and counsel. Arlington County Juvenile and Domestic Relations […]

Arlington Virginia Domestic Assault Charge REDUCED and Will Be DISMISSED

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member under VA Code 18.2-57.2 was REDUCED and AMENDED to Disorderly Conduct at the first hearing, and the amended charge is set out to be DISMISSED after completion of an evaluation and an anger management program. Arlington County Juvenile and […]

Virginia Assault Charge for Road Rage Incident DISMISSED

ARLINGTON / FALLS CHURCH, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57 for assaultive contact that took place during a road rage incident was DISMISSED. Falls Church General District Court, 300 Park Avenue, Falls Church, VA. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties […]

Alexandria Virginia Domestic Assault Charge DROPPED at First Hearing, Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s […]

Assault Charge in Alexandria Virginia DISMISSED at First Court Date for Insufficient Evidence

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DISMISSED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. General District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED and will be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Felony Malicious Wounding (Va Code 18.2-51) will result in a DISMISSAL after the charge was REDUCED to Misdemeanor Domestic Assault (Va Code 18.2-57.2) and then set out for DISMISSAL based on good behavior and no contact with the victim. No other penalties or conditions. City of Alexandria Domestic Relations District Court […]

2 Felony Malicious Wounding Charges in Arlington VA DROPPED, REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Two Felony charges for Malicious Wounding (Va Code 18.2-51), facing a maximum of 40 years in prison as charged, resulted in the DROPPING of one charge, and a REDUCTION of the second charge to a Simple Assault (Va Code 18.2-57) with two and a half days to serve in jail, and […]

Alexandria VA Domestic Assault Against Family Household Member Misdemeanor Charge will be DISMISSED

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery arrest for assault on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) will be DISMISSED once probationary conditions have been met. Not first domestic assault charge. City of Alexandria Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about […]

Misdemeanor Assault Charge in Arlington Virginia DISMISSED on First Court Date for Insufficient Evidence

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery arrest and charge under VA Code 18.2-57 was DISMISSED at the first hearing for insufficient evidence. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 N. Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense […]

NOT GUILTY of Assault & Battery – Self Defense & Defense of Another

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY TRIAL RESULT: NOT GUILTY verdict in trial of a Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge under VA Code 18.2-57 – defense of Self Defense and Defense of Others. Fairfax County General District Court, 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault […]

Fairfax Virginia Misdemeanor Assault on a Family or Household Member to be DISMISSED on Appeal to Circuit Court

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.1) conviction in General District Court was appealed to Circuit Court and will be DISMISSED pursuant to an agreement with the prosecutor. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of […]

Misdemeanor Assault 18.2-57 in Alexandria Virginia Charge DROPPED at First Court Date

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery arrest and Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED at the first court date due to insufficient evidence. General District Court for the City of Alexandria: 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery […]

Domestic Assault on a Family Member REDUCED to Trespass, then DISMISSED

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was first REDUCED to a Trespass charge, and then the reduced charge was DISMISSED. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code […]

Assault on a Family Member Charge in Alexandria Virginia DROPPED at First Appearance

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the first appearance due to insufficient evidence. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household […]

Felony Strangulation Charge in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault and will be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Class 6 Felony Strangulation charge (18.2-51.6) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2), which is scheduled to be DISMISSED. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery […]

Fairfax VA Domestic Assault Against a Family Household Member Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED at First Appearance

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the first appearance. Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s […]

Simple Assault Charge 18.2-57 will be DISMISSED

VIRGINIA ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY TRIAL RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Simple Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) will be DISMISSED after a year of good behavior and no contact with the victim. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Charge was AMENDED and will be DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.1) was AMENDED to Simple Assault (18.2-57) and will be DISMISSED after one year of good behavior and completion of an anger management class. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s […]

Pointing & Brandishing Firearm in Road-rage Results in NO JAIL Time in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Class 1 Misdemeanor charge for Brandishing a Firearm (VA Code 18.2-282) for pointing a handgun at another driver during a road rage incident resulted in no active jail time, no surrender of concealed carry permit, no surrender of weapon, and no fines! Read more about Weapons Law here: Virginia Firearm & Weapon […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

VIRGINIA DOMESTIC ASSAULT ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge on a Family or Household Member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) was DROPPED at the initial hearing for insufficient evidence. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a […]

Falls Church Virginia Domestic Assault and Battery Charges to be DISMISSED

Falls Church, Virginia Defense Attorney Result:  Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.1) will be DISMISSED in twelve months after completion of an anger management program and abstaining from alcohol. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Charge DROPPED in Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.1) against a household member has been dropped for insufficient evidence. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household Member

Assault & Battery Charge will be DISMISSED – Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia: Class 1 Misdemeanor Domestic Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.2) against a family member will be DISMISSED after two years of good behavior and completion of an anger management program. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Against a Family Member to be DISMISSED in Fairfax, Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.2) against a family member will be DISMISSED after two years of good behavior and continuation of mental health treatment. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a […]

Domestic Assault and Battery Against a Family Member Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

Prince William County / Manassas, Virginia Attorney Case result: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.2) against a family member was DISMISSED at the first appearance for insufficient evidence. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against […]

Assault and Battery REDUCED to Trespass with NO JAIL

VIRGINIA ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was REDUCED to Trespass, a non-violent offense, with just the penalty of having to complete an anger management course and remain on 2 years of uniform good behavior. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and […]

Misdemeanor Threatening Over Public Airways Charge DROPPED in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor “Use of profane, threatening, or indecent language over public airways or by other methods”- VA Code 18.2-427 was DROPPED. § 18.2-427. Use of profane, threatening, or indecent language over public airways or by other methods. Any person who uses obscene, vulgar, profane, lewd, lascivious, or indecent language, or makes any suggestion or […]

Felony Malicious Wounding REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault w/ NO PENALTIES

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Felony Malicious Wounding charge (VA Code 18.2-51) was reduced to a Misdemeanor Assault and Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57) with NO PENALTIES. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

Domestic Assault and Battery Against a Family Member to be DISMISSED in Arlington Virginia

Arlington, Virginia: Class 1 Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.1) will be DISMISSED after completion of a Batterer’s Class and after 2 years of uniform good behavior. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or […]

Virginia Assault and Battery Charges DROPPED for Insufficient Evidence

VIRGINIA ASSAULT DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Falls Church Virginia

Falls Church, Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney Case Result: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED with agreement to a peace bond for two years. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family Member in Arlington Virginia

Arlington County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery on a Family Member Charge (VA Code 18.2-57.1) was DROPPED prior to trial. Read more about Domestic Assault here: Virginia Domestic Assault Laws & Penalties: Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Va Code 18.2-57.2 Assault and Battery Against a Family or Household Member

NOT GUILTY on Appeal of Assault and Battery Charge in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: We appealed a guilty verdict for an Assault and Battery charge on a family member (VA Code 18.2-57.2) from Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court which was handled by another lawyer prior to the appeal and resulted in a Guilty verdict, sentenced to 30 days in jail and restitution for vehicle damage. […]

Felony Malicious Wounding Charge REDUCED to Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Alexandria Virginia

City of Alexandria, Virginia: Felony Malicious Wounding (VA Code 18.2-51) due to a deep bite during a fight was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor Assault & Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57). This was a third assault offense on the client’s record, yet client walked away with only two active weeks of jail time to be served […]

Charge DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Arlington Virginia

Arlington County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) was DROPPED. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

Charges DROPPED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) DROPPED for insufficient evidence. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under VA Code 18.2-57

NOT GUILTY of Assault and Battery in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax, Virginia | Criminal defense attorney case result: Fairfax County Circuit Court trial for an Assault and Battery charge under VA Code 18.2-57, for an alleged assault on a girlfriend, resulted in a Not Guilty verdict. Learn more about Virginia Assault and Battery laws here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s […]

CHARGE will be DISMISSED: Misdemeanor Assault and Battery in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax Virginia: Assault and Battery Charge (VA Code 18.2-57) will be DISMISSED after completion of an anger management class and a probation period of two years. NO JAIL TIME, NO CRIMINAL RECORD. Read more about Assault and Battery Law here: Virginia Assault and Battery Laws and Penalties – Defense Attorney’s Explanation of Misdemeanor Charges Under […]

Juvenile’s Felony Malicious Wounding Charge to be REDUCED to Simple Assault w/ NO JAIL

VIRGINIA JUVENILE DEFENSE ATTORNEY CRIMINAL CASE RESULT: Felony Malicious Wounding charge (VA Code 18.2-51) will be reduced to a Misdemeanor Assault & Battery charge (VA Code 18.2-57) with NO JAIL time, and just 50 hours of community service, and probation for 1 year. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s […]