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Questionable Measure Passed in Virginia, Allowing Administrative Subpoenas to Access Computers Suspected of Child Porn

Sex crimes are some of the most serious offenses that occur today and the penalties reflect this reality – often more serious than murder charges. For Debra Corcoran's firm, it is imperative ...
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Going Green at The Law Office of Debra D. Corcoran

At The Law Office of Debra D. Corcoran, we not only care deeply for our clients and their futures, but we care about the environment. We are proud to announce that we are the first law office in ...
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Richmond Criminal Defense Firm Builds Mock Court Room

Debra D. Corcoran is an experienced Richmond criminal defense lawyer who has proven herself as a truly committed, passionate legal professional. Continually focused on helping clients through ...
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Local Student Charged with Distribution of Marijuana

In the state of Virginia, the law maintains that marijuana is an illegal drug. Currently, possession of less than half an ounce of marijuana is considered a misdemeanor and is punishable by 30 days in ...
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When an Interpreter is Needed

There are times when an Interpreter is needed in a case, whether it be for an individual who is deaf or perhaps the individual charged is from a foreign country. Extreme caution must be utilized in ...
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Armed Robberies on the Rise

People always think their home is a place of solace and refuge, but when an armed robbery occurs, this viewpoint can change in a matter of seconds. In these financially stressful times, armed ...
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How Do You Know if Your "Sexual Crimes Lawyer" Really Knows What He Is Doing?

This firm handles Sexual Crimes ranging from child pornography to sexual molestation. We have a number of Board Certified Forensic Specialists ranging from psycho-sexual psychologists to computer ...
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Attorney Phone Numbers

It is not until you are arrested that you realize that you need to remember the phone number of your criminal defense attorney. In this age of electronic devices and storage, not many people can ...
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How to Determine if Your Lawyer has Trial Experience

For most people, the experience of a Jury Trial is a frightening experience. Of greater concern, is how few lawyers actually have meaningful trial experience. Given this problem, when searching for a ...
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Importance of General Durable Power of Attorney

Today, more than ever, it is important that everyone over the age of 18 has the necessary documents and estate planning so their affairs may be conducted by another in case of an emergency. With a ...
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Preliminary Hearings

Many times, a potential client will contact this office indicating that they have a "Trial" coming up and stating that they do not have a lawyer for their Felony charge(s). What this often ...
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Exculpatory Evidence

Sometimes people are convicted in a Criminal Trial, and in some limited circumstances, an attorney can have the sentence vacated and the individual is released. This most often happens when there has ...
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Confessions and Sex Crimes

Most often, when a client comes to my office charged with a sex crime (child pornography, solicitation, sex with an underage minor, et cetera), one of the first questions asked, is if they willingly ...
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Welcome to our Criminal Defense Blog

Our attorneys are pleased to announce the launch of our criminal defense blog with an RSS feed available at http://www.richmonddefensefirm.com/Blog/Recent-Blog-Posts/RSS.xml
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