Navigate Same-Sex Divorce in VA

The United States Supreme Court ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges legalized same-sex marriage nationwide in 2014. And with those rights to marriage, couples now also have a right to the same divorce process as any other married couple in the state. However, there are some sticky situations with unions outside of the country and civil […]

How plaintiffs can seek justice through a legal malpractice lawsuit

When you hire an attorney in Virginia to file a lawsuit against another party, you expect that attorney to work hard for your case. And yet in rare circumstances, that attorney does not fully do their job. In these circumstances, you could have grounds to file a legal malpractice lawsuit. After a poor experience working […]

Navigating Reckless Driving Charges in VA

In Virginia, reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor and could result in you having your license revoked. When facing reckless driving charges, you have many choices: Plead guilty and accept the charges Try to negotiate the sentencing on your own Hire an attorney and build a defense case But with high stakes, it’s best […]

Protect Your Rights from Gun Charges in VA

The commonwealth of Virginia takes gun laws very seriously. Penalties for noncompliance with gun laws mean hefty fines and serious jail time. If you’re facing Virginia gun charges, hire a Virginia criminal defense attorney to represent you. Failure to seek an experienced attorney to build your defense could mean life-altering circumstances if the courts convict […]

Understanding Motorist Coverage in VA

Experiencing a car accident is no one’s idea of fun. But the aftermath of accidents can almost be more of a headache than the accident itself. Between medical appointments and phone calls with the auto repair shop, the stress can pile up. The real struggles begin though when you experience a car accident with an […]

What you need to know about expungement in Virginia

When a judge signs a warrant for your arrest, that warrant will show up on your record during background checks. All arrests, warrants and charges are visible to the public eye even if you never get convicted of the crime. That’s where expungement comes in. In Virginia, you can petition the courts to remove arrests […]

Pedestrian safety tips for the busy holiday season

Pedestrian accidents are on the rise. The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) reported that pedestrian deaths increased 50 percent from 2009 to 2018. And as traffic increases during the holiday season, pedestrians need to be extra aware of their surroundings to avoid an accident. Walking has so many great health benefits. During the winter months, […]

Car accidents go up with the holidays. Here’s how to stay safe on the roads

The holidays are such a wonderful time of year. Getting to see family, take some time off work and relax are activities that people look forward to all year long. The challenge is car accidents increase as the holidays approach. All that hustle and bustle can blind people’s judgments. And with more traffic on the […]

Drive Smart Report: Increase in VA Accidents

The Drive Smart Virginia 2020 Annual Report shows that 180 were injured in traffic accidents every day in the commonwealth in 2019. Additionally, 827 people died from these accidents in 2019 in Virginia. One of the most troubling aspects of the report is that most of the accidents were preventable. Distracted driving was a contributing […]

Everything you need to know about VA restaurant slip/fall incidents

Restaurants pose unique risks for a slip and fall incident. With grease used in cooking, water spilled from glasses on a serving tray and malfunctioning equipment, you should definitely stay alert and aware when visiting restaurants. But if you do have the misfortune of slipping and falling while out to eat in Virginia, you should […]

Common causes of motorcycle collisions and how to avoid them

Riding a motorcycle is great fun, and with the better weather, there will likely be more riders out on the roads. But with that can come more accidents. The last thing you want is to spend your summer searching for a motorcycle accident attorney to help you recover damages for injuries, lost work, etc. To […]

What you need to know about plane accident lawsuits

Plane accidents or other aviation mishaps can cause serious injuries or even death. Working with a personal injury attorney or wrongful death attorney, you can seek damages against the at-fault party for such an accident. Aviation accidents come in many forms: Commercial plane accidents Non-commercial plane accidents Charter flight accidents Helicopter accidents Skydiving accidents Hang gliding […]

Workers’ compensation and “ordinary diseases” like the coronavirus

This year has been challenging for many companies and individuals due to the coronavirus pandemic. For employers, they’ve had to find ways to reorganize their office setting to socially distance and protect their employees. Many have also been forced to shut down for several weeks as local state governments worked toward controlling the spread of […]

What to do if you’re involved in a Virginia rear-end collision

Rear-end collisions are an extremely common type of car accident. Sometimes, a rear-end collision is nothing more than a simple fender bender. And while it’s still an inconvenience to get your vehicle fixed, it’s not an enormous ordeal. However, some rear-end collisions are much more serious and require a Virginia car accident attorney to ensure […]

Finding Hidden Assets in Divorce

Divorce can bring out the worst in people, and sadly, sometimes that means lying and deceitfulness. As part of this, some ex-spouses try to hide their assets during a divorce so they don’t have to share those assets or have them factored into the divorce proceedings. A surprising 41 percent of adults admitted that when […]

Drug Offense Laws in VA

Drug offenses and the associated penalties vary based on the type and quantity of drugs in your possession. However, the law clearly outlines the rules and regulations for drug possession, trafficking and use. Some controlled substances are a more serious offense than others and you should be aware of the risks of being caught in […]

Get Justice from Our Litigation Attorney

At Gore & Kuperman, we’re committed to our clients. From protecting your personal finances from the harsh effects of a personal injury claim to protecting your good name during criminal defense cases, we’re the team you call when bad things happen to good people. And in our quest to make sure we’re there for you […]

Overview on Receipt of Stolen Goods

Most Virginia residents understand what theft is and that it is a crime. However, a slightly greyer area of understanding for many people is the receipt of stolen goods. You can commit the crime of receipt of stolen goods if you knowingly purchase, receive, or otherwise possess property that is stolen or that you are […]

Winning Lawsuits for Pre-Existing Conditions

People with pre-existing conditions often worry that the conditions will make it impossible to win a lawsuit after being injured. Simply put, that is not the case. Your Virginia personal injury attorney can guide you in taking the proper steps to heal and find financial restitution. While individuals with pre-existing medical conditions need to be […]

Understanding Reckless Driving in VA

Reckless driving is a serious offense in Virginia, punishable with up to a year in jail and $2,500 in fines. If you’re facing reckless driving charges, find a reputable Virginia traffic infractions attorney to represent you. Virginia Code 46.2-862 outlines reckless driving and classifies it as a class 1 misdemeanor. Repeat offenders can face even more […]