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Civil Procedure – Legal Malpractice – Estate’s Attorney (access required)

A sole testamentary beneficiary, in her individual capacity, may not maintain a legal malpractice action against the attorney for the estate for the attorney’s allegedly negligent services to the estate, says the Supreme Court of Virginia; the high court also says the party who won summary judgment in the circuit court did not expressly waive ...