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Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses

SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW Juvenile criminal defense is different under Virginia law from adult criminal defense. Juveniles generally experience more lenient treatment under Virginia Law. Crimes by Juveniles are generally prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution: […]

Fairfax Virginia Possession of Open Container Misdemeanor Charge DROPPED at First Appearance

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Possession of Open Container in Vehicle (VA Code 18.2-323.1) was DROPPED at the first court appearance. Related Underage Possession of Alcohol by Minor misdemeanor charge (VA Code 4.1-305) was not pursued. Read more about Juvenile Criminal Defense here: Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile […]

Charge to be DISMISSED: Felony Grand Larceny Shoplifting in Arlington Virginia

Arlington, Virginia: Felony grand larceny shoplifting / concealing charge (VA Code 18.2-103 and 18.2-95) will be DISMISSED after a period of good behavior and completion of community service (with some other minor conditions). Read more about Larceny & Shoplifting Law here: Virginia Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Shoplifting, Concealment Laws and Defenses