Felony Virginia Laws 18.2-10 Penalty Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

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Felony Virginia Laws 18.2-10

Felony Virginia Laws 18.2-10

Felony Defense In Virginia

Va. Code 18.2-10

18.2-10. Punishment for conviction of felony; penalty.

The authorized punishments for conviction of a felony are:

(a) For Class 1 felonies, death, if the person so convicted was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense and is not determined to be mentally retarded pursuant to 19.2-264.3:1.1, or imprisonment for life and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000. If the person was under 18 years of age at the time of the offense or is determined to be mentally retarded pursuant to 19.2-264.3:1.1, the punishment shall be imprisonment for life and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.

(b) For Class 2 felonies, imprisonment for life or for any term not less than 20 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.

(c) For Class 3 felonies, a term of imprisonment of not less than five years nor more than 20 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.

(d) For Class 4 felonies, a term of imprisonment of not less than two years nor more than 10 years and, subject to subdivision (g), a fine of not more than $100,000.

(e) For Class 5 felonies, a term of imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than 10 years, or in the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail for not more than 12 months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.

(f) For Class 6 felonies, a term of imprisonment of not less than one year nor more than five years, or in the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail for not more than 12 months and a fine of not more than $2,500, either or both.

(g) Except as specifically authorized in subdivision (e) or (f), or in Class 1 felonies for which a sentence of death is imposed, the court shall impose either a sentence of imprisonment together with a fine, or imprisonment only. However, if the defendant is not a natural person, the court shall impose only a fine.

For any felony offense committed (i) on or after January 1, 1995, the court may, and (ii) on or after July 1, 2000, shall, except in cases in which the court orders a suspended term of confinement of at least six months, impose an additional term of not less than six months nor more than three years, which shall be suspended conditioned upon successful completion of a period of post-release supervision pursuant to 19.2-295.2 and compliance with such other terms as the sentencing court may require. However, such additional term may only be imposed when the sentence includes an active term of incarceration in a correctional facility.

For a felony offense prohibiting proximity to children as described in subsection A of 18.2-370.2, the sentencing court is authorized to impose the punishment set forth in that section in addition to any other penalty provided by law.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:
Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
 

Virginia Statute

 

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Penalties

Va. Code  18.2-10(a)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 1 felonies If the person so convicted was 18 years of age or older at the time of the offense and is not mentally retarded, shall be imposed with:

  1. Death penalty,  or
  2. Life imprisonment subject to subdivision (g),
  3. Fine up to $100,000.

If the person so convicted was less than18 years of age at the time of the offense or is mentally retarded, shall be imposed with:

  1. Life Imprisonment subject to subdivision (g),
  2. Fine up to $100,000
Va. Code  18.2-10(b)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 2 felonies
  1. Life Imprisonment subject to subdivision (g); or
  2. Imprisonment for a term not less than 20 years,
  3. Fine up to $100,000
Va. Code  18.2-10(c)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 3 felonies
  1. Imprisonment for a term not less than 5 years up to 20 years, subject to subdivision (g);
  2. Fine up to $100,000
Va. Code  18.2-10(d)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 4 felonies
  1. Imprisonment for a term not less than 2 years up to 10 years, subject to subdivision (g);
  2. Fine up to $100,000
Va. Code  18.2-10(e)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 5 felonies
  1. Imprisonment for a term not less than 1 year up to 10 years, subject to subdivision (g);
  2. Fine up to $100,000; or
  3. In the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail up to12 months and a fine of up to $2,500, either or both
Va. Code  18.2-10(f)

Punishment for conviction of felony

For Class 6 felonies
  1. Imprisonment for a term not less than 1 year up to 5 years, subject to subdivision (g);
  2. In the discretion of the jury or the court trying the case without a jury, confinement in jail up to12 months and a fine of up to $2,500, either or both
Va. Code  18.2-10(g)

Punishment for conviction of felony

Except as specifically authorized in subdivision (e) or (f), or in Class 1 felonies for which a sentence of death is imposed, the court shall impose either a sentence of imprisonment together with a fine, or imprisonment only. However, if the defendant is not a natural person, the court shall impose only a fine.
Va. Code  18.2-10

Punishment for conviction of felony

For any felony offense committed (i) on or after January 1, 1995, the court may, and (ii) on or after July 1, 2000, shall, except in cases in which the court orders a suspended term of confinement of at least six months, impose an additional term of not less than six months up to three years, which shall be suspended conditioned upon successful completion of a period of post-release supervision pursuant to  19.2-295.2 and compliance with such other terms as the sentencing court may require. However, such additional term may only be imposed when the sentence includes an active term of incarceration in a correctional facility.
Va. Code  18.2-10

Punishment for conviction of felony

For a felony offense prohibiting proximity to children as described in subsection A of  18.2-370.2, the sentencing court is authorized to impose the punishment set forth in that section in addition to any other penalty provided by law.

Felony charges in Virginia

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:
Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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