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Monthly Archives: April 2009

Domestic Relations – Equitable Distribution – Discovery Sanctions – Wife’s Bankruptcy (access required)

Although wife’s bankruptcy effectively invalidated a Fauquier County Circuit Court’s imposition of discovery sanctions that keep out wife’s evidence, husband’s stipulation that wife will receive a minimum ED award of $690,935, to cover what she owes unsecured creditors, allows the ...

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Criminal – Attorney Disqualification – Officer’s False Report (access required)

A Norfolk Circuit Court refuses to disqualify a lawyer from representing a police officer charged with falsely claiming a suspect threw drugs to the ground and trying to get another officer to back up his false report, even though the ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Substance Abuse (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds termination of the parental rights of a mother whose child testified positive for cocaine and heroin at the time of birth, and whose father also was incarcerated. The mother underwent treatment, but admitted to using ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Services To Father (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds termination of a father’s parental rights to his daughter, as the father failed to maintain consistent employment, live independently or demonstrate an ability to care for his infant child, and he recently was convicted of ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Neglect (access required)

A father who locked his eight-year-old daughter out of the boarding house room where they lived has his parental rights terminated in a decision by the Court of Appeals. A trial court did not err in terminating the parental rights ...

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