Legal Question in Criminal Law in Virginia


I paid myself with monies(cash payments) collected from clients for the services of an immigration lawyer that I was consulted for since he did not pay me as agreed. However, I did not have a work contract specifying the terms, it was all done verbally. Am I guilty of embezelment and what is the law?

Asked on 7/12/01, 12:11 am

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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Re: Embezelment

If you knowingly misappropriated to yourself monies owed the lawyer who had entrusted you with the task of collecting these sums from clients,you

have committed the crime of embezzlement.

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Answered on 7/14/01, 10:46 am

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