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Lawyer seeks fee split, wins suit against her P.C. (access required)

A lawyer who discovered the other shareholder in her two-person firm was writing checks to family members on the firm’s trust account can sue on behalf of their professional corporation, the Supreme Court of Virginia said on April 20. Read ...

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Stepchild loses out under ‘mirror-image’ wills (access required)

“Mirror-image” language in reciprocal wills is not enough to keep a surviving spouse from diverting a stepchild’s inheritance, under a new decision released today by the Supreme Court of Virginia. When Arvid and Lucy Keith married in 1972, each had ...

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School principal faces gross negligence claim (access required)

An assistant principal hit with a $1.25 million negligence award after he failed to act on a warning about a fight at his high school now faces a new trial on a claim of gross negligence. In 2010, a Gloucester ...

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Allways prufrede, Twitter edition

Twitter allows you to share your life, 140 characters at a time. If you haven’t joined the social media service yet, take heart that there are tweeters on there who are waay behind you. BuzzFeed, which calls itself the purveyor ...

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Trent Kerns to lead the Allen firm

Trent S. Kerns has been elected president of the law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen. He joins Edward L. Allen and Jason W. Konvicka as the members of the firm’s executive committee. Kerns, who joined Allen & Allen ...

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House denies fix for comp presumption

The House of Delegates Wednesday squelched a legislative effort to help injured workers who cannot recall the circumstances of their accident. The House rejected a proposal by Gov. Bob McDonnell to clarify that a presumption in favor of coverage applies ...

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Assembly passes budget, courts are spared cuts (access required)

By Peter Vieth Virginia courts have been spared more than $10 million in continued spending cuts under the General Assembly’s compromise two-year budget. The House of Delegates earlier this year approved a spending plan calling for $5.3 million in across ...

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