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Battle is on over Episcopal Church property (access required)

A Fairfax County Circuit judge has set the stage for what promises to be a hard-fought court battle over title to property occupied by 11 breakaway Episcopal Church congregations in Virginia. In an 83-page opinion, Judge Randy Bellows determined that ...

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There for the asking… (access required)

The money is there for the asking, and more court-appointed criminal defense attorneys are asking. But are they asking soon enough to maintain credibility with the General Assembly? After complaining for decades about the fee caps for court-appointed lawyers, proponents ...

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Debtor’s revoked discharge reversed (access required)

A Virginia Beach debtor, whose bankruptcy discharge was revoked when she refinanced her home days after the discharge, regained her discharge when her case went to the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Allison Marie Jordan’s bankruptcy appeal posed the ...

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Sacks is new leader of the VTLA (access required)

Andrew M. Sacks, the new president of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association, wants a more expansive definition. That’s hardly surprising because Sacks is one of a small minority of attorneys to be recognized as a top advocate in both civil ...

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