The Virginia code defines domestic violence as any form of family abuse, ranging from physical violence to neglect and verbal abuse.
In Virginia, filing for a protective order is actually pretty easy. Even better, the application itself is totally and entirely free.
If you’ve been falsely served with a protective order, there are legal steps you can take to clear your name. Here are a few points to guide you in your defense against a protective order.
Protective Orders in Virginia are intended to stop and prevent crimes against victims.