Recent Posts in Sentencing Alternatives Category

  • Are Virginia Laws Harsh on First-Time Offenders?

    || 13-Nov-2015

    Many people believe that first-time offenders are given more leniency and lighter sentencing because of a clean record. Many factors influence the judicial system and the outcome of a case. From the nature of the crime to the location of the venue, Virginia laws respond to the sentence in a variety of ways. Under the Virginia Code a first-time offender may be eligible to complete their terms of ...
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  • If It's Just a Misdemeanor, Should I Just Plead Guilty?

    || 26-Oct-2015

    If you are charged with a misdemeanor, there are many considerations you must mull over before you decide if a guilty plea is the right decision. In Virginia, misdemeanors are divided into four classes based on the maximum punishment enforced. The classes and punishments associated include: Class 1: Up to 12 months in jail, a fine worth up to $2500, or both Examples: Carrying a gun without a ...
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  • Do I Have Any Alternatives to Jail?

    || 1-Oct-2015

    If you’re like most people, you have no desire to go to jail. Once you’re locked behind bars, your life on the outside can fall apart. How would a jail sentence affect your job, your family, and your relationships? Jail is known for being a dangerous place; after all it houses violent criminals and gang members, which is especially the case with state prisons. While state prisons have ...
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