Quantcast
Home / 2008 / June (page 22)

Monthly Archives: June 2008

Real Estate – Partition – Buyout Showing (access required)

In this suit in which a creditor is seeking to collect a $86,400 judgment debt from defendant John W. Gray, who owns a $310,000 townhouse in Portsmouth together with his mother and his wife, the Portsmouth Circuit Court denies the ...

Read More »

Domestic Relations – Support Arrearage – Contempt (access required)

Although husband contends the final divorce decree entered in 1987 contained no starting date for his monthly spousal support payments of $175, the decree expressly ordered that the parties’ agreement, which provided a start date of Aug. 1, 1987, was ...

Read More »

Domestic Relations – Property Settlement – Transcript (access required)

Because husband failed to file a transcript of statement of facts on the trial court’s evidentiary hearing to determine the validity of the “Stipulation” signed by the parties calling for husband to pay wife $166,000 in settlement of her property ...

Read More »

Traffic Offenses – Felony Homicide – Involuntary Manslaughter – Hit-And-Run (access required)

A drunken driver who left the scene of her first traffic accident and promptly struck a pedestrian, causing his death, before again fleeing the scene, can be convicted and sentenced for both aggravated involuntary manslaughter and felony homicide without violating ...

Read More »

Domestic Relations – Visitation – Lesbian Couple Split (access required)

A woman who helped rear her lesbian companion’s biological daughter is not entitled to visitation with the child after the couple separated on a theory that she is a “de facto” or “psychological parent,” the Court of Appeals holds. On ...

Read More »

Criminal – Postal Drug Delivery – Brady Claim (access required)

A defendant convicted on marijuana charges after signing for a package from Arizona that contained nearly 200 ounces of marijuana cannot overturn his conviction by arguing the police violated Brady v. Maryland when they failed to provide pretrial disclosure of ...

Read More »

Criminal – Drug Conspiracy – Sentence Reduction – Amendment 706 (access required)

A Charlottesville U.S. District Court reduces a defendant’s 360-month prison sentence for conspiracy to distribute crack cocaine to 324 months, under Amendment 706 to the federal sentencing guidelines, as changed by Amendment 711. Based on an addendum to the presentence ...

Read More »

Criminal – Miranda Waiver – Spanish Translation (access required)

Based on the testimony of the two bilingual police officers, from the DEA and from the Brownsville, Tx.., police department, the Norfolk U.S. District Court will suppress statements made by defendant, who speaks no English, because the court finds her ...

Read More »

Civil Procedure – Removal – Waiver – Rule Of Unanimity (access required)

A plaintiff anesthesiologist who is suing his former practice, its chair and Inova Hospital, for his termination on a complaint that he sexually harassed an Inova employee, loses his objection to defendants’ removal of his Virginia state court action, including ...

Read More »