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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.
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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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Yes, Virginia is a “one-party consent state.” This means that at least one party must be aware of the recording device or software for a recording to be legal.
My client had already discussed the case with other attorneys who told him he didn’t have a strong case. Despite this, I helped the client file, and eventually win, his asylum claim.
We routinely do adjustment of status applications for many clients, but it’s unusual to have to also have to file an I-212 waiver alongside the application.
Virginia wills have to follow certain rules and guidelines to hold up in court. for this reason, there are several things you shouldn’t put in your will.
Driving on a Virginia highway with an expired license is a crime, punishable by fines and the suspension of your driving privileges.
If you’re involved in a traffic accident, the value of your car will decrease due to the damage it sustained in the crash. To fix this, you should file a diminished value claim.
In Virginia, support animals are considered a “reasonable accommodation” when it comes to housing laws. However, these pets must meet certain requirements.
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.