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List of foreclosure reform bills is long (access required)

A long list of far-reaching foreclosure reform bills at the 2011 General Assembly has set the stage for a showdown between Virginia bankers and mortgage reformers from both parties. Among the measures in the hopper are bills to transform Virginia ...

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Car Owner Wins Damage & Fees Against Towing Company (access required)

A plaintiff vehicle owner wins default judgment against a towing company that asserted a right to repossess plaintiff’s car, despite her evidence that her vehicle title showed no liens, and a Richmond U.S. District Court awards the owner $750 in ...

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No Interlocutory Appeal for Chapter 13 Plan Denial (access required)

An Alexandria U.S. District Court denies debtor permission to file an interlocutory appeal of the bankruptcy court’s denial of debtor’s Chapter 13 reorganization plan. A party seeking leave to file an interlocutory appeal must satisfy three requirements: 1) the order ...

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Court Rejects Contingency Fee Payments on Navy Contract (access required)

In this contract dispute as to whether plaintiff is entitled to contingency fee payments on two U.S. Navy contracts that defendant shipbuilding company pursued prior to contracting with plaintiff, but that plaintiff assisted in finalizing once it started working for ...

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