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Beach clerk’s office to close Thursday, Friday afternoons (access required)

The Virginia Beach Circuit Court clerk’s office will close at 1 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays under new hours to start Oct. 13, Clerk Tina E. Sinnen announced last week. The new hours will be Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 ...

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Judge appoints receiver to handle Miller’s practice (access required)

A judge has appointed a receiver to take control of the bankruptcy practice of Roanoke lawyer Ann Marie Miller. Miller’s practice has been curtailed since Sept. 18, when the Virginia State Bar obtained a temporary injunction that froze the bank ...

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Kaine sets amnesty program for delinquent tax payments (access required)

Virginia is encouraging businesses and people delinquent on their state taxes to pay up without penalty in an amnesty program that officials hope will bring an estimated $48 million to the cash-strapped state. The Department of Taxation’s “Get Square on ...

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UR law prof wins award for empowering youth (access required)

Dale Margolin, a University of Richmond law professor and director of the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic, received the “FACES Empowerment Award.” The award recognizes Margolin’s dedication to the assistance of youth aging out of foster care, the education of ...

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Damages agreed on; jury decides proximate cause – $30,000 Verdict (access required)

The plaintiff, a 57-year-old school bus driver on her way to work, was injured in a Feb. 28, 2007, motor vehicle collision. The 6:00 a.m. crash took place on a dark, icy, two-lane road in Spotsylvania County. The defendant crossed ...

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Civil Procedure – Limitations – Nonsuit (access required)

Where a plaintiff’s p.i. suit was nonsuited after plaintiff’s death from unrelated causes and the action was no longer pending after plaintiff’s death, his personal representative could commence or recommence the p.i. action plaintiff was entitled to bring, and a ...

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