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Contact us today!The goal of our blog is to discuss topics related to criminal, traffic or DUI law that you may find informative, useful or entertaining. We’re always interested to hear your comments on our posts, and if you’d like us to discuss a certain topic in more depth then please email us at advice@roanokecriminalattorney.com

The Importance of Asset Distribution for Divorcing Couples

Owning property with one’s spouse is a part of many marriages. If you’re married to another person, you’ve likely purchased many big-ticket items together such as houses and other real estate. What happens to this property when a married couple decides to get a divorce? What if there are judgments against one spouse – how does that affect who does or does not own the property, free of liens, shared Read More

Non-Compete Agreement Signed in Asset Purchase

Recently, a Virginia-based individual was going through an asset purchase for another person’s business. Originally, this individual didn’t intend on retaining a lawyer of their own; instead, they trusted that the other party’s counsel would be sufficient. However, the client fortunately decided to cover all his bases and contacted attorney Rick Derrico. During meetings with his client, attorney Derrico discovered that the asset purchase did not include a non-compete agreement. Read More

Man Avoids Misdemeanor Speeding Conviction

Even the most careful of drivers can press a little too hard on the gas pedal. Sometimes, however, it goes beyond that when we make poor decisions. Such was the case for an individual who found himself in legal trouble for driving over 100 mph in a conservative south side area. Facing a Class One misdemeanor, the client – a refugee – contacted Roanoke traffic violations attorney Rick Derrico. Understandably, Read More

Full Recovery for Damages Caused by an Unlicensed Contractor

Every homeowner understands the desire to save money on repairs or renovations. But people need to be cautious because frugality can sometimes lead to hiring unscrupulous or unqualified individuals and when mistakes are made, it can create considerable expense and stress. In these times, you may be unsure of how to proceed or what recourse you may have, but there is always hope and you should consult with an experienced Read More

License Restored after Eleventh Driving Under Suspension Offense

If you are convicted of certain traffic violations or driving under the influence in Virginia, you will almost assuredly have your driving privileges suspended. If you are then caught driving while that suspension is in effect, you will face a prolonged inability to drive in addition to other legal penalties. Since most people consider driving as a necessity, if you’re caught repeatedly or fail to meet the conditions of having Read More