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VirginiaDomestic Violence Lawyers in City of Newport News, Virginia

While assault, battery and threats of violence are already illegal in City of Newport News, 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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Michael Carl Tillotson

Michael Carl Tillotson
13195 Warwick Blvd Suite 2A
Newport News, VA 23602
Michael Carl Tillotson is a Criminal Defense and DUI / DWI lawyer... read more >

Larry David King

Larry David King
Larry King, P.C.
11747 Jefferson Ave. Suite 3-E
Newport News, VA 23606
Larry David King is a Criminal Defense and Personal Injury lawyer... read more >

Bryan Leslie Saunders

Bryan Leslie Saunders
11815 Fountain Way Suite 300 Suite 300
Newport News, VA 23606
Bryan Leslie Saunders is a Criminal Defense lawyer... read more >
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