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Warrantless Searches in Virginia

 Warrantless Searches in Virginia I.    IMMEDIATE ACTION BY THE OFFICER REQUIRES AN EXCEPTION TO REQUIRING A WARRANT A.  SEARCH OF A PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH AN ARREST B.  SEARCH OF THE AREA CONTROLLED BY THE ARRESTEE C.  POLICE IN HOT PURSUIT OF PERSON TO BE ARRESTED D.  INDIVIDUAL TEMPORARILY DETAINED E.  EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES F.  KEEPING THE STATUS …

DIVORCE LAWYER DISCUSSES DIVORCES AND CIVIL SHOW CAUSES IN VA

In this article, A DIVORCE LAWYER DISCUSSES DIVORCES AND CIVIL SHOW CAUSES.  Anthony Montagna and his partners have handled hundreds of divorce cases over the years.  In particular, Anthony Montagna has been assisting military men and women, union workers, students, and seniors for over 22 years. It is important to understand the difference between c…

In the News

Anthony Montagna recently was instrumental in getting two serious drug charges dismissed.  Although every case is different and one result does not guarantee a result in a different case, the matter was covered by the Virginian-Pilot.  View the article HERE.

Mason v. Commonwealth 05/05/2016

Supreme Court of Virginia Opinions // Mason v. Commonwealth 05/05/2016 In this case, there is an appeal challenging the circuit court’s refusal to suppress drug-related evidence seized after a traffic stop.  The Judges of the Supreme Court of Virginia ruled that the objective facts and circumstances presented by the Commonwealth of Virginia wer…

RECKLESS DRIVING AND PENALTIES

          Anthony Montagna has handled hundreds of Reckless Driving cases in Virginia.  He has over 22 years experience defending military men and women, union workers, seniors and students.  He is tough, experienced, and compassionate.  He offers free consultations. 757-625-3500 MILITARY WELCOME UNION WORKERS WELCOME RECKLESS DRIVING, IMPROPER DR…

TOP SIX QUESTIONS FOR DIVORCE LAWYERS IN VIRGINIA

Anthony Montagna is one of the leading Divorce Lawyers in Virginia.  On this page, he answers the TOP SIX QUESTIONS FOR DIVORCE LAWYERS IN VIRGINIA.  However, while you may find this information useful, you should not rely on this page as legal advice.  After reading this page, please call Anthony at 757-625-3500 to schedule an appointment and to re…

American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys Awards Anthony Montagna One of the Ten Best in Virginia

On September 18, 2015, the American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys awarded Anthony Montagna “One of the Ten Best in Virginia” for client satisfaction.  After almost 22 years of defending clients with some of the most difficult DUI charges, Anthony has been finally recognized for his tireless preparation and excellent results by his satisfied clients….

Criminal Charges Nolle Prossed Against Father of AJ Hadsell

AJ Hadsell was the Norfolk teenager, who was found dead in Southampton County in April, 2015.  The medical examiner indicated that the cause of death was acute heroin poisoning.  However, the manner of death was not able to be determined. Initially, Wesley Hadsell was indicted on statutory burglary, possession of ammunition by a convicted felon, and …

Governor McDonnell Loses Appeal

It was a sad day in Virginia recently. Former Virginia Governor McDonnell’s conviction was affirmed by the appeals Court.  Most people believe Governor McDonnell is a good man.  However, the appeals court found the evidence sufficient to uphold his federal court conviction. By losing the appeal, the likelihood of Governor McDonnell  serving prison ti…

Supreme Court Rules on Same Sex Marriage

While there was a long wait, the Supreme Court ruled by a 5-to-4 vote on Friday, June 26, 2015, that everyone has the right to marriage. “No longer may this liberty be denied,” Justice Anthony M. Kennedy wrote for the majority in the monumental decision.   In the opinion, Justice Kennedy also wrote that “No union is more profound than marriage, for i…

A Few of the Clients We Have Helped

  • "Mr. Montagna was the BEST!! I had reckless driving and 2 seatbelt violations ( one for a minor) and he got my whole case DISMISSED!! He is definitely the go to guy for your case… I couldn’t appreciate and thank him enough!"

    Sky B.
  • "Simply the best in the business. Got my 67 in a 35 mph reduced from reckless driving to an improper driving. He let me know what to do before court and I followed everything exactly. Would highly recommend him for any traffic case."

    Wesley F.
  • "Mr. Anthony Montagna understood the assignment! I am so glad I retained him. He is very professional, understanding, attentive, and easy to reach. He will make sure you get the best results as possible. Thank again Mr. Anthony and Kelly for taking care of me and serving me at my best. If anybody is thinking about looking into this law firm, please look no further!"

    Tiara S.
  • "I had a speeding ticket that was 21 over in a 30mph zone. He got my case dismissed. Whatever he asked you to get for court definitely get the paperwork. I really appreciate Anthony Montana for making my driving record go back to +5. He really knows the law and he is definitely an attorney I will use later in life if I will need him again. He does care about the people he helps in court."

    Jacob P.
  • "Mr. Montagna handles my periodic traffic offenses and always gets them dismissed. Depending on the charge he has had me take a driver improvement class, which was actually enjoyable, and my charges are always dismissed. I would never use anybody else for any kind of traffic offense. The cops seem to know him and the bailiff told me one time that I had chosen a good lawyer. Highly recommended."

    Cindy Williams
  • "Anthony helped me with a traffic ticket. His counsel was excellent and he really took the time to understand the situation and give expert guidance on how best to proceed. He got the ticket dismissed and I got points taken off my license as a result of his counsel."

    Michael Moore
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