Category Archives: Virginia Concealed Handgun Permit

Does a center console count as a ‘secured container’ for purposes of the Virginia concealed carry law?

Last year I received a call from a prospective client who had been charged with carrying a concealed firearm without a permit.  For purposes of this article, we will call him ‘Bob’. Bob had been initially appointed counsel and was … Continue reading

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Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?

“Is it legal to carry an expandable baton in Virginia?”  I was asked this question today and thought it would make a good article. As is often the case with seemingly simple questions like this one, there are nuances that … Continue reading

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Are folding stocks legal in Virginia?

Every so often I get an email or a phone call from someone who is convinced that folding stocks are illegal in Virginia. Just to be clear … these people are wrong. Folding stocks are certainly legal in Virginia! So … Continue reading

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