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Noncompliance hearing defenses by Virginia DUI lawyer

Noncompliance proceedings are another name for allegations alleging probation violations in DUI cases. As a Virginia DUI lawyer, I know that such charges need to be fully defended. Common alleged violations that lead to noncompliance hearings include incurring new criminal … Continue reading

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An Oops In My New Paper: Survey of West Virginia Oil and Gas Law

So, this post is about shameless self-promotion and a cautionary tale. A while back I was asked to write the West Virginia section of Texas A &M Journal of Property Law's Oil and Gas Survey. It's a short overview of… … Continue reading

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Mandamus relief denied for dismissing Virginia marijuana prosecutions

  Mandamus relief is not available to Virginia prosecutors seeking marijuana case dismissals Mandamus relief is not forthcoming in response to Norfolk, Virginia, Circuit Court judges refusing the commonwealth attorney’s office’s seeking dismissal of misdemeanor marijuana cases that get appealed … Continue reading

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Current Case Against Former Somali Commander and Current Virginia Resident Showcases the Reach of the Torture Victim Protection Act

On May 13, 2019, Colonel Yusuf Abdi Ali, former commander of the Somali National Army, will stand trial for his alleged involvement in the torture and attempted extrajudicial killing of Farhan Warfaa. Col. Ali, referred to as Tukeh, served under … Continue reading

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Virginia Tax Audits: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Virginia taxpayers are routinely audited on their state taxes. Just as the IRS performs its audits, the Virginia Department of Taxation also audits tax returns to ensure compliance with state tax law. It is important for Virginia taxpayers to know … Continue reading

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