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Case Result and Media Coverage: Felony Extortion Charge Dismissed in Portsmouth

The Virginian-Pilot covered the outcome of a case our team was hired to defend in Portsmouth, Virginia. Yesterday, we were successful in getting the felony charge of extortion, which carries a prison sentence of up to ten years, dismissed for our client. Dixon’s lawyer, Diane Toscano, told a judge Tuesday it was a case of […]

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Toscano Law Group Hired on Murder Charge in Portsmouth, Virginia

Some people run from the fight. But at Toscano Law Group, we’re eager to work for clients facing serious charges or have very complex civil cases. As experienced litigators and former prosecutors, it’s in our nature. This week, we were hired by a client facing a charge of first-degree murder in Portsmouth, Virginia. At first, […]

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Case Result & Media Coverage: Charges Dropped Against Client in Northampton Co. Shooting

All charges against client Charles “Chip” Lewis were dropped yesterday in Northampton General District Court related to a shooting in Eastville on January 22, 2021. His attorney Diane Toscano said, “I want to thank the Office of the Northampton County Commonwealth’s Attorney for clearing Chip Lewis’ name. Chip has no criminal record, and he and […]

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Hire of New Attorney Brings Expansion to Title IX and Civil Practice

Toscano Law Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Jana Nattermann, Esq. as an associate attorney. Jana will help the firm expand its service to clients in matters of Title IX and campus sexual assault as well as other civil matters. “Not only are we growing,” said Diane Toscano, firm founder, “but the addition of […]

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Trial Result: Client Found Not Guilt of Burglary & Grand Larceny in Virginia Beach

Our client, D.C., was facing counts of burglary and grand larceny in Virginia Beach Circuit Court. Our client was accused of unlawfully entering an unoccupied home and stealing the possessions of the people who lived there. If convicted, he would have faced up to forty years in prison. Today, our team went to trial and […]

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Statement on Special Prosecutor’s Remarks regarding Scott Taylor

A statement from Diane Toscano, Esq., attorney for Scott Taylor, on the Roanoke special prosecutor’s remarks was published by The Virginian-Pilot,  Washington Post and WAVY-TV 10. Toscano’s full public statement can be found below: “There has been a lot of innuendo in our community since the unfortunate remarks of the Roanoke special prosecutor who cast […]

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Trial Result: Not Guilty on Involuntary Manslaughter & Driving Under the Influence (DUI)

Our client was facing four charges in Norfolk Circuit Court: hit and run, driving on a suspended operator’s licence, driving under the influence (DUI), and a very serious charge of involuntary manslaughter. If found guilty, our client faced more than 20 years in prison. We went to trial yesterday and – as always – mounted […]

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Guardianship and Conservatorship in Virginia 101

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As our loved ones age it becomes increasingly difficult to know how to best care for them and support their independence. The time may come when they lose the ability to manage their own health, property and finances. Although coming to terms with this reality is hard, filing for a Guardianship and Conservatorship over your […]

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