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Month: September 2019

Do you have a plan for leaving your physically abusive spouse?

In the beginning, love, respect, compatibility and trust sustained your relationship with your spouse. Maybe you saw flickers of anger and violence in the past but contributed it all to a bad mood. Unfortunately, those flickers have grown into explosive flares,...

Can you diffuse your road rage?

Do you frequently find yourself yelling at the driver in front of you as you travel Virginia’s roads? Maybe you have already gotten a ticket for reckless driving after a fury-fueled driving maneuver. You should take action to avoid another one. To help, WebMD offers...

Roanoke County resident avoids felonious DWI maiming conviction

The general classification of a driving while intoxicated charge is a misdemeanor offense. In Virginia, however, a DWI offense which causes serious injury to another individual may result in a felony charge. In order to avoid a felony conviction, a 40-year-old Salem...

Is it possible to reduce a prison sentence by paying restitution?

A prominent Northern Virginia businessman pleaded guilty to eight counts of securities fraud and received a 78-month prison sentence after paying millions in restitution. The Washington Post reported that the 54-year-old's plea deal required $20 million in restitution...