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Domestic Relations – Spousal Support – Rent

A husband must pay wife her share of rent on the marital home and $20,500 in attorney’s fees, but wife’s monthly support payments of $4,600 will be halved in seven years, absent a material change in circumstances, a Rappahannock County ...

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McDonnell to step down to run for governor

Virginia Attorney General Bob McDonnell will resign that job to concentrate on his campaign for governor, reports say.  The Virginian-Pilot says McDonnell announced his plan in an e-mail to staffers this morning.  He reportedly expects chief deputy Bill Mims to ...

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Man’s femur badly injured in intersection crash – $800,000 Settlement (access required)

The driver of a company truck attempted to make a left turn and collided with the plaintiff’s vehicle in Northern Virginia. Plaintiff suffered a closed comminuted mid-shaft femur fracture that required closed reduction, closed reconstruction nailing surgery. Plaintiff suffered from ...

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Mobley praised for integrity

Portsmouth Commonwealth’s Attorney Earle Mobley (left) got a public pat on the back Saturday from columnist Roger Chesley at The Virginian-Pilot. The piece highlight’s Mobley’s unsolicited telephone call to lawyers in a high-profile murder trial underway in nearby Chesapeake.  In ...

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Patients’ Comp? (access required)

A bill before the Virginia General Assembly would create a “patients’ compensation fund” – paid for by health care providers – to pay for judgments in excess of the medical malpractice cap. Senate Bill 1389 was introduced by Sen. Kenneth ...

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