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September 2014 Archives

Virginia woman charged with second degree murder

Being convicted of a crime can change a person's life for the worse. Fortunately, criminal charges do not always lead to criminal convictions. Virginia residents accused of a crime can fight the allegations by using a strong criminal defense strategy. One Virginia Beach woman may have to come up with a defense soon, as she has just been charged with second-degree murder.

Juvenile crime is prevalent in Portsmouth

When a student is charged with a crime, school officials must determine whether the child will be allowed to return to school. School officials look at the student's privacy rights and weigh them against safety concerns. However, many students return to school with school officials who are unaware of the charges.

Defending against domestic violence allegations

Domestic violence issues have become a major concern in our society today. Domestic violence can include physical, emotional, sexual, psychological and even financial abuse. Minor arguments can escalate into major fights involving violence. In many states, the definition of domestic violence is very broad in order to provide protection to victims who really need it. Those who are charged with domestic violence can face criminal charges and restraining orders.