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At Tingen & Williams, we believe that a good client relationship is an informed and empowered client relationship. We want you to know what’s going on in your case, and what we’re doing for you.
Our growing library of more than 600 legal articles demonstrates our commitment to transparency with our clients.
Ranging from Immigration Law to Criminal Defense, Virginia Divorce to Personal Injury, our Knowledge Base provides quick, accessible, and educational legal information to tens of thousands of visitors every single month.
We edit all of our content on a quarterly basis and adhere to strict editorial guidelines to ensure that our articles provide the most up-to-date and accurate information.
Over the past few years we’ve received website visits, phone calls, and questions about our articles from other lawyers and even law enforcement.
Our firm takes pride in the trust we’ve built not only among our clients, but throughout Virginia’s legal community.
By carefully curating and updating our already-extensive Knowledge Base, we hope to offer our extensive trust and experience to you as well.
Managing Partner, Tingen & Williams, PLLC
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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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Voluntary departure is a legal strategy you should consider if you are facing deportation as part of the normal removal proceedings process.
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After most accidents, the best course of action is to call the police or EMS. After that, you should take steps to file a claim with your insurance.