I’ve Been Arrested, Now What?

Brandon Waltrip Criminal Defense

There are few things more frightening than being arrested and charged with a crime. More frightening is the uncertainty such crimes might have on a persons future including the impact on one’s family, career, and finances. So what should you do if you have been arrested and charged with a crime? In this blog I look at the three most …

Waltrip Wins Assault and Battery Case

Brandon Waltrip In the Media/Case Results

On July 15, 2014 in the Williamsburg James City County General District Court a client of Collins Waltrip, PC, was tried before a Judge on charges of Assault & Battery under Virginia Code 18.2-57. After the presentation of the Commonwealth’s case, Waltrip rested without presenting evidence for the defense and immediately made a Motion to Strike. Arguing that the Commonwealth …

Three Phases of a DUI

Brandon Waltrip Criminal Defense

3 Phases of a DUI in Virginia There are three phases to every DUI, or Driving Under the Influence charge. These include the Stop, the Search, and the Trial. Based on the actions of the police officer, and the driver, a person charged with a DUI may have a charge dismissed. It’s important to understand each of these phases, and I …

Waltrip Wins Jury Trial

Brandon Waltrip Criminal Defense, In the Media/Case Results

Attorney Brandon Waltrip successfully defended a client in a jury trial on August 22, 2014. The client, who was charged with one count of Assault & Battery under Virginia Code 18.2-57, faced a possible twelve (12) month jail sentence and a $2,500 fine. After a day long trial at the Williamsburg James-City County Circuit Court, the jury returned a verdict …

Changes to Virginia’s Child Support Statute (2014)

Brandon Waltrip Divorce & Child Custody

Effective July 1, 2014 a number of changes were made to the child support statute in Virginia. The three most important changes are (1) the guideline limits on gross income; (2) removal of the $250 requirement for custodial parents, and (3) cessation of secondary employment. I examine each of these changes below. 1. The Guideline Limit on Gross Income This …

3 Keys to an Efficient Uncontested Divorce

Brandon Waltrip Divorce & Child Custody

3 Keys to an Efficient Uncontested Divorce – by Brandon C. Waltrip, Esq. When you have made the difficult decision to part ways with a spouse, you want to resolve things as easily and efficiently as possible. Often times this is also the most economical. In this blog, I lay out three keys to an efficient un-contested divorce. These Keys …

What is an Uncontested Divorce?

Brandon Waltrip Divorce & Child Custody

Almost every divorce client walks in to an attorney’s office and the first thing they ask about is the Uncontested Divorce. And, its to be expected. Most law firms charge a flat rate for Uncontested Divorces, and the fee is usually less than what most people expect to pay for a Divorce. The truth is, there is no Uncontested Divorce. …

The Divorce Process – Pendente Lite Hearing

Brandon Waltrip Divorce & Child Custody

This blog is the fourth in a series covering the Divorce Process. Specifically, this blog looks at Pendente lite hearings; what they are, the purpose in the divorce, and what a party should expect at the hearing . If you are looking for a divorce attorney in Williamsburg, York County, or New Kent County, please contact Waltrip Firm, PC and schedule …

The Divorce Process – The Answer

Brandon Waltrip Divorce & Child Custody

This blog is the second in a series covering the Divorce Process. Specifically, this blog looks at the Answer; the purpose of the Answer and what should be included. If you are looking for a divorce attorney in Williamsburg, York County, or New Kent County, and you are required to file an Answer to a Divorce Complaint, please contact my …