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

2 Answers from Attorneys

Michael Hendrickson Law Office Michael E. Hendrickson

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

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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