Category Archives: Virginia Supreme Court

Virginia Supreme Court extends judicial emergency again

The Supreme Court of Virginia announced today that they were extending the judicial emergency yet again. Judicial Emergency Timeline First Order – The Supreme Court of Virginia first declared a judicial emergency on March 16th at the request of the … Continue reading

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Is a charge eligible for expungement if it was dismissed following a deferred disposition?

Virginia offers the possibility of a ‘deferred disposition’ for first time offenders of a number of crimes, including most misdemeanor ‘property’ crimes. In a deferred disposition case, the judge will: a)  Hold that the facts are sufficient for a finding … Continue reading

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Governor McAuliffe announces he will ‘expeditiously’ sign individual restoration orders

Following Friday’s decision by the Virginia Supreme Court striking down Governor McAuliffe’s blanket restoration of political rights, Governor McAuliffe was quick to issue an official response. For those clients who need their voting rights restoration in order to apply for restoration … Continue reading

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