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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Employment – County Finance Director – Grievance Procedure (access required)

A former county finance director cannot use Dillon’s Rule to overturn his termination after a transfer and a reduction in force; an Accomack County Circuit Court upholds the decision of the county administrator that this complaint is not grievable under ...

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Writs granted on arbitration, slayer statute and workers’ comp issues (access required)

The case of a Norfolk judge who refused to enforce an arbitration clause in a nursing home contract is among the more interesting of the first flush of petitions for appeal granted by the Supreme Court of Virginia after its ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Foster Mother (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds termination of a father’s parental rights to his two children, in light of his 30-year struggle with substance abuse and the children’s condition at the time of removal to foster care. At the time of ...

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

A trial court did not err in terminating a mother’s parental rights to her two children because she was unable to remedy the conditions that led to their placement in foster care, including her substance abuse, need for mental health ...

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It’s National Punctuation Day.

Today is National Punctuation Day. It’s not one of those made-up holidays that Hallmark concocted to sell greeting cards. It’s a made-up holiday created by a former reporter, Jeff Rubin, who was fed up with commas, and apostrophe’s being put ...

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Domestic Relations – Termination Of Parental Rights – Children’s Best Interests (access required)

The Court of Appeals holds a trial court did not err in terminating a father’s parental interests in his three minor children, ages three to nine, as being in their best interests in light of the children’s special needs and ...

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