Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Domestic Violence In Virginia Fairfax Lawyer Violation Code 18.2-57.2 Class 1 Misdemeanor

Domestic Violence In Virginia

In Virginia, domestic violence is a criminal offense under Va. Code § 18.2-57.2 and is punishable as a Class 1 misdemeanor

Below is a sample case of domestic violence, in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-57.2 in Virginia as interpreted by a lawyer in our firm.

Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-57.2 dealing with penalty for Assault and battery against a family or household members states as follows “Any person who commits an assault and battery against a family or household member is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.”

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For a lot of our clients, domestic violence can result in the loss of their job, their security clearance etc.

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Anderson v. Commonwealth

Facts:

The Circuit Court of Fairfax County (Virginia) terminated a mother's residual parental rights to three of her children due to her domestic violence against the children. The mother appealed.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:

  • Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-283 provides for the termination of parental rights when parents are unwilling or unable within a reasonable period of time not to exceed twelve months from the date the child was placed in foster care to remedy substantially the conditions which led to or required continuation of the child's foster care placement. Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-283(C)(2).
  • De novo appeals of termination of parental rights orders must be held within ninety days of the notice of appeal, Va. Code Ann. § 16.1-296(D), based on the principle that child-custody litigation must be concluded as rapidly as is consistent with fairness.
If you have been charged with a first time offense of domestic violence in Virginia, contact our law firm for help and speak with a lawyer today.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.  We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case.

Disclaimer:


These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group.  They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions.  The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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