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Charged With Violating A Court Order Regarding Custody/Visitation Defense In Hanover – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for Violating A Court Order Regarding Custody/Visitation charges in Hanover Virginia.

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Violating A Court Order Regarding Custody/Visitation Defense In Hanover Virginia

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Va. Code Ann. §18.2-49.1

§ 18.2-49.1. Violation of court order regarding custody and visitation; penalty

A. Any person, who knowingly, wrongfully and intentionally withholds a child from either of a child’s parents or other legal guardian in a clear and significant violation of a court order respecting the custody or visitation of such child, provided such child is withheld outside of the Commonwealth, is guilty of a Class 6 felony.

B. Any person who knowingly, wrongfully and intentionally engages in conduct that constitutes a clear and significant violation of a court order respecting the custody or visitation of a child is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor upon conviction of a first offense. Any person who commits a second violation of this section within 12 months of a first conviction is guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor, and any person who commits a third violation occurring within 24 months of the first conviction is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.

VIOLATION OF COURT ORDER REGARDING CUSTODY AND VISITATION; PENALTY

Virginia Statute

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Va. Code Ann. §18.2-49.1.KIDNAPPING AND RELATED OFFENSES. Any person, who knowingly, wrongfully and intentionally withholds a child from either of a child’s parents or other legal guardian in a clear and significant violation of a court order respecting the custody or visitation of such child, provided such child is withheld outside of the Commonwealth. Class 6 felony.
Any person who knowingly, wrongfully and intentionally engages in conduct that constitutes a clear and significant violation of a court order respecting the custody or visitation of a child First violation Class 3 misdemeanor
Second violation within 12 months of a first conviction Class 2 misdemeanor,
Third violation occurring within 24 months of the first conviction Class 1 misdemeanor.

Violating A Court Order Regarding Custody/Visitation Defense In Hanover Virginia

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