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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – FAQ Friday

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Sexual harassment is a serious and prevalent issue that can create a toxic and unsafe work environment. Employment law attorney Andrea Downing discusses sexual harassment in the workplace and how to document these incidents in this week’s FAQ Friday.

What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace?

Downing explains that sexual harassment in the workplace can range from sexual assault to a series of frequent inappropriate comments or events. “One-time incidents may

No-Contact Bond Conditions in Domestic Violence Cases – FAQ Friday

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In cases of domestic violence, magistrates often place as a condition of bond that the alleged aggressor is not allowed to have any form of contact with the alleged victim. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade explains what that means for individuals charged with domestic violence and the potential consequences of breaking the bond condition.

In addition to the no-contact bond condition, magistrates often also issue an Emergency Protective Order (EPO), which

Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” Statute Part 2 – FAQ Friday

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Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” statute states that when the police are called to a residence and there is probable cause that an act of domestic violence has occurred, they “shall arrest” the primary physical aggressor. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade goes into more detail on Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” statute in this week’s FAQ Friday.

Wade explains that based on her experience, the police often determine who the primary physical aggressor is based on

¿Qué es el Estatuto de Shall Arrest de Virginia? – El Viernes FAQ

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Cada año, millones de personas son víctimas de abuso doméstico en los EE. UU. Abogada de violencia doméstica Rebecca Wade explica el Shall Arrest estatuto en Virginia en el Viernes FAQ.

“La ley establece que cuando llamas a la policía a una residencia y existe una causa probable de que ha habido un acto de violencia doméstica, la policía debe de arrestar al agresor físico principal”, explica Wade.

What Is Virginia’s Shall Arrest Statute? – FAQ Friday

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Millions of people fall victim to domestic abuse in the U.S. each year. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade discusses Virginia’s shall arrest statute on this week’s FAQ Friday.

“The law states that when the police are called to a residence and there is probable cause that an act of domestic violence has occurred, they shall arrest the primary physical aggressor,” Wade explains. This statute does not apply in other cases like

How Condonation Can Be Used as a Defense for Adultery – FAQ Friday

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One of the fault-based grounds for divorce in Virginia is adultery. While you can file for divorce immediately if you discover your spouse has had an affair, your actions after the fact will still be taken into account by the court in the divorce proceedings. Family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains how condonation can be used as a defense for adultery, on this week’s FAQ Friday.

Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent – FAQ Friday

Everyone’s heard the TV-popularized phrase: “You have the right to remain silent”. It’s the Miranda rights statement, intended to prevent self-incrimination that says you are not required to speak with law enforcement if arrested. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade weighs in on invoking your 5th Amendment right to remain silent, on this week’s FAQ Friday.

Wade says that while no one is legally required to cooperate

Sexual Harassment in the Workplace – FAQ Friday

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Sexual harassment is a serious and prevalent issue that can create a toxic and unsafe work environment. Employment law attorney Andrea Downing discusses sexual harassment in the workplace and how to document these incidents in this week’s FAQ Friday.

What constitutes sexual harassment in the workplace?

Downing explains that sexual harassment in the workplace can range from sexual assault to a series of frequent inappropriate comments or events. “One-time incidents may

No-Contact Bond Conditions in Domestic Violence Cases – FAQ Friday

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In cases of domestic violence, magistrates often place as a condition of bond that the alleged aggressor is not allowed to have any form of contact with the alleged victim. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade explains what that means for individuals charged with domestic violence and the potential consequences of breaking the bond condition.

In addition to the no-contact bond condition, magistrates often also issue an Emergency Protective Order (EPO), which

Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” Statute Part 2 – FAQ Friday

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Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” statute states that when the police are called to a residence and there is probable cause that an act of domestic violence has occurred, they “shall arrest” the primary physical aggressor. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade goes into more detail on Virginia’s “Shall Arrest” statute in this week’s FAQ Friday.

Wade explains that based on her experience, the police often determine who the primary physical aggressor is based on

¿Qué es el Estatuto de Shall Arrest de Virginia? – El Viernes FAQ

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Cada año, millones de personas son víctimas de abuso doméstico en los EE. UU. Abogada de violencia doméstica Rebecca Wade explica el Shall Arrest estatuto en Virginia en el Viernes FAQ.

“La ley establece que cuando llamas a la policía a una residencia y existe una causa probable de que ha habido un acto de violencia doméstica, la policía debe de arrestar al agresor físico principal”, explica Wade.

What Is Virginia’s Shall Arrest Statute? – FAQ Friday

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Millions of people fall victim to domestic abuse in the U.S. each year. Domestic violence attorney Rebecca Wade discusses Virginia’s shall arrest statute on this week’s FAQ Friday.

“The law states that when the police are called to a residence and there is probable cause that an act of domestic violence has occurred, they shall arrest the primary physical aggressor,” Wade explains. This statute does not apply in other cases like

How Condonation Can Be Used as a Defense for Adultery – FAQ Friday

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One of the fault-based grounds for divorce in Virginia is adultery. While you can file for divorce immediately if you discover your spouse has had an affair, your actions after the fact will still be taken into account by the court in the divorce proceedings. Family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains how condonation can be used as a defense for adultery, on this week’s FAQ Friday.

Invoking Your Right to Remain Silent – FAQ Friday

Everyone’s heard the TV-popularized phrase: “You have the right to remain silent”. It’s the Miranda rights statement, intended to prevent self-incrimination that says you are not required to speak with law enforcement if arrested. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade weighs in on invoking your 5th Amendment right to remain silent, on this week’s FAQ Friday.

Wade says that while no one is legally required to cooperate