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1 Answers. Asked on Jun 27th, 2013 on Criminal Law - Virginia
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I got a trespassing ticket and need to know the penilty for this ?
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Answered on Jul 01st, 2013 at 3:21 PM

It depends on what statute you were specifically charged with (basically, where were you accused of trespassing on to?)  The most common statute is 18.2-119, which is trespass after having forbidden to do so.  This is a Class 1 Misdemeanor, punishable by up to 1 year in jail, a $2500 fine, or both.  Consult an attorney for defenses, especially since this is a jailable offense.

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