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The Virginia Divorce Process: A 6-Step Guide
In this guide, we cover the basics of the Virginia divorce process, and break these basics down in a 6 step example of Virginia’s uncontested divorce process.
Equitable Distribution: How to Divide Your Property During a Virginia Divorce
If you’re planning to file for divorce in Virginia, you’ll have to go through the state’s equitable distribution process to divide your property.
Reckless Driving in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
Reckless driving is a Class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia, punishable by hefty fines, license suspension, and even, in some cases, jail time.
Driving Under the Influence (DUI) in Virginia: The Ultimate Guide
There are 5 general ways to receive DUI charges in Virginia, all of which will result in the loss of your license, fines, and possibly even jail time.
United States Trademark Law: The Ultimate Guide
Registering your first trademark can be hard. Luckily, this guide covers everything you need to know about registering your mark with the USPTO.
Affirmative and Defensive Asylum: What’s the Difference?
While the affirmative and defensive asylum processes include many of the same steps, there are also several key differences that you should be aware of.
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Generally, you should file a claim with the other driver’s insurance, who will investigate the issue. They will then return with an appropriate settlement.
Generally speaking, you can use either procedural defenses or defenses based on conduct when fighting fault-based accusations during a Virginia divorce.
In order to request a copy of your accident report from the Virginia DMV, you just need to fill out some paperwork and pay a small $8.00 processing fee.
Victims of severe traffic accidents will often use pain journals to document the suffering they experience in the days and weeks following the crash.
If you’re involved in an accident with an uninsured or underinsured motorist, you’ll often have to go through your own insurance to pay for your damages.
If another driver hits your parked car in Virginia, they must give you their contact and insurance information. Otherwise, they have committed a crime.
While there aren’t any laws against dating during the Virginia divorce process, it’s still generally seen as a bad idea for a variety of reasons.
Applying for a basic, vanilla trademark is actually surprisingly cheap. However, the costs surrounding the application process can add up quickly.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) offers three initial application forms for new trademarks. In most cases, the TEAS Plus is the best choice.
You can request several different driving record transcripts from the Virginia DMV by contacting them online, in person, or through the mail.
Lane splitting is a form of reckless driving in Virginia, and carries the penalties of the Class 1 misdemeanor. Lane sharing, however, is perfectly fine.
Virginia does not have a set “small business license.” Instead, your local government will issue you the license after you prove compliance with a few laws.