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Part 1 – The Probate Process: The Will

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Aug 28, 2019 | 0 Comments

Editor's Note: This is Part 1 of our series on the Probate Process. To learn more, move on to Part 2: Ways To Contest A Will.  Part 1 of this 3-part series on the probate process focuses on the Will and understanding the distribution of an estate. All states consider the decedent's estate — th...

Drug Possession Charges: What’s the Difference?

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Jul 09, 2019 | 0 Comments

Drug Possession Charges: What's the Difference? Use or possession of illegal drugs, or illegal use of legal drugs, constitutes a serious charge. At Patriots Law Group, we understand that good people can make mistakes and we fight hard to ensure a single mistake doesn't end a person's career an...

Traffic Citation Procedure in the DMV

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Apr 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Traffic citations are never fun. Whether you've accidentally run a red light or weren't paying enough attention to your speedometer, a law enforcement officer may give you a ticket that requires you to pay a fine, or write you a citation, requiring a court appearance. Most traffic tickets are the...

Slip and Fall Season: Personal Injuries in Virginia

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Mar 26, 2019 | 0 Comments

March weather is said to come in like a lion and out like a lamb, and it can produce some precarious situations to navigate. Even when the weather isn't complicating matters, slip and fall cases in Virginia can be difficult to settle. No matter who is at fault, if you find yourself in the midst o...

Attorneys for Children in Custody Cases

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Mar 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

In some child custody cases, the judge may decide that the child needs to have their own representation, separate from the parents. The judge can appoint a lawyer for the child if he decides it's necessary. There are three types of lawyers that the judge can appoint: a child privilege attorney, a...

Drunk and Disorderly: Alcohol Charges in the DMV

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Mar 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

With the St. Patrick's Day festivities well underway, it's important to drink responsibly, but also to be aware of your conduct and the conduct of those around you. There are several potential charges that can come about from a night out gone wrong, from DUIs to public drunkenness. Know the laws ...

The Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT)

Posted by Michael E. Lyons | Mar 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

As soon as October 2019, the Army will begin rolling out its new Army Combat Fitness Test, used to determine soldiers' readiness for service. Although the new test won't be the official Army physical test until 2020, the Army has provided solid resources for those preparing to take the test. W...

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