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  • What Makes an Assault Aggravated?
    What Makes an Assault Aggravated?

    Many people get confused about assault and battery charges, but everyone should understand how they work. Vaughan C. Jones, Attorney at Law is here to help you see the differences between simple ...

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  • Are Assault with Deadly Weapon Charges Felonies in Virginia
    Are Assault with Deadly Weapon Charges Felonies in Virginia

    Many people assume Virginia prosecutors give assault charges when people harm others, but that’s not true. Assault charges stem from threats or attempted physical attacks by someone against someone ...

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  • Possession vs Possession With Intent to Sell: What You Need to Know About Drug Laws
    Possession vs Possession With Intent to Sell: What You Need to Know About Drug Laws

    The possession of any controlled substance—aside from those accompanied by a valid prescription—is a crime in Virginia. This crime gets immensely more severe when the possession of a controlled ...

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  • Drug Possession: What’s the Legal Damage?
    Drug Possession: What’s the Legal Damage?

    In Virginia, there are specific laws pertaining to drug possession. Some drug possession crimes are misdemeanors (marijuana) and some are felonies (heroin, cocaine, molly, meth, ecstasy.) Despite the ...

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  • Drug Crimes: Misdemeanors vs. Felonies
    Drug Crimes: Misdemeanors vs. Felonies

    In Virginia, there are both misdemeanor and felony charges for drug possession. Knowing which type of charge is at issue may help prevent confusion, as well as give the accused some more information ...

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  • Types of Drug Crimes
    Types of Drug Crimes

    Drug charges are easily the most frequent cases in the criminal justice system. Although the judicial approach to drug crimes may seem straightforward, there are actually quite a number of ways to get ...

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