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The consequences of breath test refusal in Virginia

When a driver in Virginia is pulled over on suspicion of driving under the influence, the investigating officer may request a breath or blood test. Drivers might be under the impression they have a legal right to refuse the test. This is not the case. Whether or not they were driving under the influence, they will still face charges for breath test refusal.

Understanding stalking and its penalties in Virginia

As Virginia teens mature, they will get into relationships or seek to get into relationships with others. Given their age and that there can be a frequent misunderstanding as to what is appropriate and legal when embarking on these relationships, there can be a blurring of the line as to what they can and cannot do according to the law. One aspect is stalking. Understanding what stalking is and the potential long-term consequences for it is important to those who are facing accusations of taking part in it.

Mayor of Fairfax arrested on drug offenses

Drug issues are a persistent problem in Virginia and it can affect anyone from those who are struggling to those who are prominent within the community and anyone in between. Similarly, the drug laws of the state do not discriminate and a wide range of people can be confronted with drug offenses. Regardless of the situation and who the individual is, one of the most important factors to remember when there is an arrest related to drugs is to have legal protection as the case moves forward.

What is credit card fraud during the application process?

People in Virginia might associate illegal activities with a credit card to behaviors that involve using someone else's card, employing various illegal tactics to try and accrue cash, and more. However, it is also illegal to provide false information when applying for the card. Those who are confronted with allegations and an investigation related to this form of white collar crime charges need to be aware of how the law views this issue and what penalties might be assessed if there is a conviction.

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