Virginia is now a “Hands Free” State

As of January 1, 2021, Virginia is one of many “hands free” states when it comes to cell phone use behind the wheel.   Pursuant to Virginia Code Section 46.2-818.2 it is now unlawful for a driver to … [Read more...]

Now Showing: WMMLEGAL Offers Real Estate Closings

We are proud to announce that effective immediately, Winslow, McCurry & MacCormac, PLLC is offering real estate closings as a legal service in the greater Chesterfield region and we invite you to … [Read more...]

Felonies in Virginia

Virginia categorizes crimes as either misdemeanors or felonies. Misdemeanors are less serious charges and thus carry less severe sentences, which typically means little or no jail time and lower … [Read more...]

Why a Will Matters to your Survivors: Security

There is a common belief that "I don't need a will" or "it doesn't do anything the law doesn't already do".  As estate attorneys, we see the issues that arise when someone passes and a will has not … [Read more...]

How the Courts Determine Pendente Lite Spousal Support in Virginia

When a husband and wife separate, it is sometimes necessary for one spouse to pay the other spouse alimony or spousal support. In Virginia, there are two general types of spousal support: pendente … [Read more...]

Assault and Battery Charges in Virginia

Assault and battery is a very common charge in Virginia, but it is also one of the most misunderstood crimes in the Code.  It is classified as a Class 1 Misdemeanor, meaning that trial will take place … [Read more...]

Claiming Future Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case

Suffering a personal injury often leads to more damages than just the physical damage that you sustain from the accident itself.  Injury often also results in damage to your relationships, your … [Read more...]

Virginia Education Law: When is something reasonably calculated for virtual?

In person, hybrid, and virtual. The education landscape is currently a labyrinthine minefield that would even put Theseus to shame. One constant in this ever shifting landscape is that special … [Read more...]

Where Can I Get Divorced?

In order for any court to hear any case, that court must have jurisdiction over both the parties and the subject matter of that case. Virginia, like many states, has a special jurisdictional … [Read more...]

Virginia Special Session Legislative Update: Two sweeping changes to criminal law in the Commonwealth

This past week, the General Assembly wrapped up the special session that began in August. This special session focused on police reform and responses to the COVID 19 crisis. The General Assembly made … [Read more...]