Blog Posts in July, 2015

  • Can I Be Convicted of Perjury If I Say "I Don't Remember"?

    || 15-Jul-2015

    A person commits “perjury” when they lie under oath. A person can be charged with perjury after they have made a false statement after being sworn in or promising to tell the truth in court. For example, a person who lies on the court stand can be charged with perjury, particularly if the lie is material to the case, or otherwise relevant to the outcome. Perjury is criminalized under ...
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  • Can the State Re-File a Criminal Charge?

    || 2-Jul-2015

    If you or someone you love has been arrested for a criminal offense in Richmond, you may be wondering if the state can re-file a criminal charge once it’s been dropped. This is a good question, especially if the charges are dropped in your case. Essentially, a prosecutor, be it through a motion to dismiss or nolle prosequi is at liberty to drop charges against a defendant at any time, ...
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