Legal Question in Constitutional Law in Virginia

can i be arrested for coming back to a town when a cop told me to leave

Asked on 2/28/13, 1:45 pm

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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No, most unlikely. Courts have the legal authority to issue stay away orders

against particular persons where justified by the facts and law applicable

to a particular case whereas cops do not.

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Answered on 2/28/13, 2:30 pm
Edward Hoffman Law Offices of Edward A. Hoffman
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No. But if the officer had grounds to arrest you in the first place and decided to give you a break if you left, he can probably still arrest you on those grounds.

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Answered on 2/28/13, 2:54 pm

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