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VirginiaDomestic Violence Lawyers in Chesterfield County, Virginia

While assault, battery and threats of violence are already illegal in Chesterfield County, Virginia, the penalties and collateral consequences are more serious when the crime occurs between two people related by blood or marriage or who were previously in a romantic relationship.


The designation of a domestic relationship is usually defined to include a boyfriend and girlfriend, a husband and wife, gay or lesbian couples, a mother and father who have a child in common, or family members closely related by blood or marriage (particularly parents, children and siblings).


Many domestic violence cases also involve filing for a petition for protection (often called a "restraining order" or "injunction") against domestic violence.


Criminal charges can follow an allegation of a violation of an injunction for domestic violence. Related charges include stalking, cyberstalking and harassment.

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Stephen R. Bloomquest

Stephen R. Bloomquest
Quest Law PLLC
5913 Harbour Park Drive #102
Midlothian, VA 23112
Licensed for 12 years, Stephen R. Bloomquest is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Christopher Mark Winslow

Christopher Mark Winslow
Winslow & McCurry, PLLC
1324 Sycamore Square
Midlothian, VA 23113
Christopher Mark Winslow is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer... read more >

Thomas L. Gordon

Thomas L. Gordon
Gordon, Dodson, Gordon & Rowlett
10303 Memory Ln # 101
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Licensed for 42 years, Thomas L. Gordon is a Criminal Defense and Family Law lawyer who attended T.C Williams School of Law, University of ... read more >

Stephen K Armstrong

Stephen K Armstrong
The Law Office of Stephen K. Armstrong
10301 Memory Lane
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Stephen K Armstrong is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >

Travis Ryan Williams

Travis Ryan Williams
11901 Iron Bridge Road P.O. Box 3570
Chester, VA 23831
Travis Ryan Williams is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >
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National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

Founded in 1958, NACDL is the largest organization for criminal defense lawyers fighting to preserve fairness within America's criminal justice system. The organization has more than 10,000 direct members including criminal defense attorneys in private practice, public defenders in state or federal court, U.S. military defense counsel, law professors and judges.


Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers

The VACDL in Richmond, VA, originated in 1992. As an affiliate of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), this non-profit organization supports local criminal defense attorneys throughout networking opportunities, quality CLE seminars, and mentorship programs.


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