Recent developments in the political climate have substantially changed the ability of persons convicted of a felony to get their right to possess a firearm reinstated. We have assisted many people get their right to own a firearm back. This process is not to complicated, however, a hearing before a judge is required. The case would be filed in the Circuit Court of the City or County in which the client lives.
Many states now have what are called "No Fault" or "Uncontested" Divorces. 20-91 of the Virginia Code allows for either party to file for a divorce as long as certain requirements have been met. Generally, the Circuit Court of the jurisdiction of a party is the location where the divorce needs to be filed.
Under Virginia Code § 19.2-392.2, a person qualifies for an expungement if he or she is acquitted of a criminal offense, the Commonwealth takes a nolle prosequi the criminal charge, or “is otherwise dismissed.” Additionally, a person is eligible for an expungement of a criminal offense upon presenting evidence to the court that the criminal charge arose as a result of identity theft.