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

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Violation Court Order Custody Visitation Virginia Law Henrico 18.2-49.1
Violation Court Order Custody Visitation Virginia Law Henrico 18.2-49.1

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

Description

Penalties

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 Henrico Virginia

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Courts we cover in Henrico, Virginia

Henrico Circuit Court

P. O. Box 90775
4301 East Parham Road,
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Henrico General District Court

P. O. Box 90775
4301 East Parham Road,
Henrico, VA 23273-0775

Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

4201 E. Parham Road,
Henrico, VA 23228-2745
P.O. Box 90775 Henrico, VA 23273-0775

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