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University President Out as Defendant (access required)

A Montgomery County Circuit Court dismisses, on res judicata grounds, Virginia Tech’s university president as a defendant in this negligence suit filed by the estates of two students who were fatally shot on April 16, 2007, but says plaintiffs’ claims ...

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Skateboarder at crosswalk tagged for contrib (access required)

A skateboarder who watched a vehicle heading toward a crosswalk but kept on skating could not recover for his arm and wrist injuries because of his contributory negligence. On Feb. 17, the Supreme Court of Virginia upheld a Norfolk Circuit ...

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Hiding something? Forensic accounting plays role in family law (access required)

Divorce clients frequently raise concerns that spouses are hiding assets or income. Often, however, such concerns are the product of the other spouse’s attempts to manipulate the client into staying in the marriage or believing she will ultimately “lose” anyway, ...

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Protecting your client’s business in divorce (access required)

Divorce can be bad business for your client. Mixing a business and its assets with a divorce can become financially and emotionally devastating for the couple and their family, as well as the employees and co-owners. Division of property is ...

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Support issues for Baby Boomers:?A primer (access required)

It is a common misconception that just because you retire you will get a reduction in your spousal support obligation – that may not be the case, so beware. The terms of the obligation, when you retire, and the way ...

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Are irrevocable trusts really irrevocable? (access required)

When children or grandchildren are the beneficiaries of irrevocable trusts that were set up for them long ago by their parents or grandparents but the terms are not working very well for them, is it possible to have the trusts ...

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Focus on: Family Law and Elder Law

This week’s special second section focuses on the fields of family law and elder law; the two increasingly are intersecting as families seek to resolve issues with aging parents or changes arising from divorce. The stories you’ll find in this ...

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