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Melanie P. Jennings

Melanie Jennings Lawyer

Melanie P. Jennings
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Family Law, Government Agencies, Wrongful Death, Wills, Traffic, Divorce; Trusts; Farms; White Collar Crime; Education; Elder Law; Animal Bite; Child Support; Estate Planning; DUI-DWI; Car Accident; Adoption; Criminal; Mental Health; Litigation; Personal Injury

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Melanie Jennings' practice includes representation of victims of domestic violence. She is qualified to serve as a Guardian Ad Litem for children pursuant to Sec. 16.1-266.1 of the Code of Virginia and for adults pursuant to Sec. 37.1-134.9 of the Code of Virginia. In this role Ms. Jennings vigorously represents the interests of her clients before courts and agencies.

In her criminal defense practice, Ms. Jennings has represented juveniles and adults, including individuals with special needs.  In her domestic relations practice, she has represented petitioners and respondents in protective order proceedings regarding allegations of domestic violence and allegations of child neglect and abuse.

Ms. Jennings has lectured for Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) training. She has also participated in a foster parent training panel  for Chesterfield County Social Services Department.

Divorce and Family Law

Personal Injury

Criminal Defense

DUI / Traffic Violations

Business

Residential and Commercial Real Estate

Wills and Estate Planning

Education / Special Education

Civil Litigation

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University of Richmond, The T.C. Williams School of Law Law School N/A
Virginia Commonwealth University N/A N/A N/A
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Service Type:Private


MAIN LOCATION

10138 C Hull Street Road
Midlothian, VA 23112

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

The Supreme Court Grants Review of DAPA Case
The Supreme Court has granted review of the Fifth Circuit's decision to uphold an injunction against the DAPA program. In this blog post, I will explain what this development means, and the unusual decision by the Supreme Court to add an issue to the case which was not decided by the Fifth Circuit.
Presidential Primary Updates: Cruz and Clinton Win the Iowa Caucuses
After nearly a year of buildup and excessive coverage of every utterance of Donald Trump, the Iowa Caucus on February 1, 2016, marked the beginning of the 2016 Presidential Primaries. In this post, I will review the victories for Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton, offer my thoughts..
Governor Doug Ducey of Arizona Wants State Moved from the Ninth Circuit
The Associated Press reports that Governor Doug Ducey (R) of Arizona is pushing to have Arizona taken out of the appellate jurisdiction of the Ninth Circuit Court of the Appeals.