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Month: February 2020

Understanding Virginia’s point-based penalty system for drivers

When issued a traffic citation, many drivers decide to simply pay the fine, even when they do not believe they were in the wrong. Unfortunately, police officers and the equipment they use are not infallible, and an erroneous ticket could lead to costs that go beyond a...

Postnuptial agreements provide benefits for subsequent marriages

When caught up in a whirlwind romance, a Virginia resident may forget about protecting their financial assets. A prenuptial agreement can help protect those assets should the marriage end. For those who did not take advantage of this agreement, a postnuptial agreement...

Marijuana’s potential to impair driving

The nationwide push to legalize marijuana has gained some traction in Virginia. Medical marijuana has been legal for several years, and a current bill in the state legislature would decriminalize possession of certain amounts of the substance. However, even in states...