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Explanation of Virginia Laws and Penalties for Felony, Misdemeanor and Criminal Traffic Offenses

Overview of Virginia Felonies, Misdemeanors, and Non-criminal Offenses Virginia offenses are classified as either felonies or misdemeanors. Offenses that are punishable by confinement in a prison are deemed felonies; all other criminal offenses are misdemeanors. Traffic infractions are violations of public order and not deemed to be criminal in nature. Definition of a Misdemeanor under […]