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I have a family better that was charged with Curse and Abuse

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I have a family better that was charged with Curse and Abuse and I wanted to see what can happen with this charge

shuband :

Thank you for the opportunity to assist you. What state is this charged in?

Customer:

Virgina

Customer:

Virginia

shuband :

Thank you. I'm a XXXXX XXXXXcensed criminal defense attorney. Please give me a moment while I look at the code to refresh my memory.

shuband :

Thanks for your patience. 18.2-416 is a class 3 misdemeanor. That means a maximum fine of $500.00 if convicted.

shuband :

Did you have any other questions or concerns about this topic?

Customer:

Ok

Customer:

When selecting an attorney should I look for a criminal attorney this case is in juvenile and domestic court

Customer:

they plaintiff is a minor

Customer:

Can you be sued or anything from this charge

shuband :

This is a criminal charge, so you need a criminal defense attorney. If you do not know one, consult the Virginia State Bar attorney referral service. They can help point you in the right direction.

shuband :

As for being sued, probably not. There's no physical injury.

shuband :

The only other cause of action civilly would be "intentional infliction of emotional distress."

shuband :

If there is no injury, you can't sure for IIED in Virginia.

shuband :

(Physical injury)

shuband :

Sorry about my typo, what I meant is that you can't "sue" for IIED in Virginia without a physical injury.

Customer:

Okay thanks

Customer:

Is there any possibility of jail time

shuband :

No, a class 3 misdemeanor has a maximum penalty of $500. There is no jail time possible if convicted.

Customer:

Ok thanks

shuband :

You're welcome. Anything else I can do to help you?

shuband :

I hope my responses have been helpful. If you have follow-up questions or concerns on this topic, please ask. Otherwise, please rate my answer positively so that I can receive credit for my work. Doing so will NOT cost you any additional fee.

Take care,
Shuband

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Take care,
Shuband
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