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A division of Thomas H. Roberts & Associates, P.C. – personal injury and criminal defense

Possession

Possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Virginia – Legal Defense

The facts and circumstances of each case are unique and therefore the fact that a law firm has obtained significant verdicts and results in other cases in no way guarantees that other cases will have similar results. I’ve been charged with “possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in Virginia,” I need a good […]

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Smell of Weed Often Gives Police Keys to Home

The odor of weed/marijuana wafting from a home gives police the warrantless-keys to a home.  In 2011, the United States Supreme Court rejected the argument that the police should not be able to create exigent circumstances by knocking on the door or making their presence known in order to avoid the general requirement that they […]

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Possession of a Controlled Substance: First Offense – Virginia

En Español Possession of a Controlled Substance: First Offense             Under Virginia Code § 18.2-250, a person who “knowingly” possesses a controlled substance, classified as a Schedule I or Schedule II substance, is guilty of a Class 5 felony. The punishment for violation of this statute is severe. A person […]

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Possession of Marijuana: First Offense – Virginia

En Español Possession of Marijuana: First Offense             Possession of marijuana is a serious offense in Virginia. Under Virginia Code § 18.2-250.1, it is unlawful for any person to “knowingly” possess marijuana. Generally, any person convicted of a first offense for possession of marijuana (less than one-half ounce) is guilty […]

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Posesión de drogas. El programa de la primera infracción: marihuana.

In English Posesión de drogas.  El programa de la primera infracción: marihuana.  ¿Cuál es el Programa de la Primera Infracción? Según el Código de  Virginia § 18.2-250.1, es en contra de la ley a poseer “a sabiendas” la Marihuana.  Por lo general, una persona condenada por poseer la marihuana en cantidades menos de una mitad de […]

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Posesión de drogas. El programa de la primera infracción: schedule I, II, y delitos mayores.

In English – First Time Offender Possession of Controlled Substances Posesión de drogas.  El programa de la primera infracción: schedule I, II, y delitos mayores.  ¿Cuál es el Programa de la Primera Infracción? Según el Código de  Virginia § 18.2-250, es un delito mayor de clase 5 a poseer “a sabiendas” una sustancia de usa reglamentada […]

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