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Monthly Archives: February 2010

Domestic Relations – Spousal Support – Husband’s Early Retirement (access required)

Although husband took early retirement at age 59 from his shipyard welder job, he has had to invade his retirement fund to meet his monthly expenses, including spousal support, while wife dissipated most of her $98,000 share of retirement funds ...

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Criminal – Imitation Controlled Substance – Quantity – Personal Use (access required)

Because the quantity of fake crack cocaine defendant possessed – three small corner “baggies” worth about $20 each – was not inconsistent with personal use, the Court of Appeals reverses defendant’s conviction for possession of an imitation controlled substance with ...

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Labor – FLSA – Travel Time – Office To Job Site – Glass Installer (access required)

Although employer admits that plaintiff glass installer is not paid for travel time when he returns a company vehicle from a job site at the end of the day, a Charlottesville U.S. District Court says plaintiff is not entitled to ...

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Insurance – Policy Coverage – Fire Loss – Sprinkler System (access required)

A Lynchburg U.S. District Court accepts a magistrate judge’s recommendation and denies coverage for a fire loss to a warehouse owner; the loss is not covered because the owner did not comply with a policy endorsement that required it to ...

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Real Estate – Mortgage Foreclosure – Face-to-Face Meeting (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a homeowner fighting foreclosure can pursue her claim that she was entitled to a face-to-face meeting before the lender scheduled a foreclosure sale, even though defendant lender claims its branch offices in proximity to ...

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