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Condemnation resulted in total loss of utility for bank branch building – $1,015,555 Settlement (access required)

In 2003, the transportation commissioner filed certificates of take for nine parcels held by landowners, who later conveyed three of those parcels to the respondents in this case. The take was part of the Warwick Boulevard widening project in Newport ...

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Jury finds for businessman in criminal tax case – Defense Verdict (access required)

A Fredericksburg entrepreneur and small businessman was involved in a criminal tax case in federal court. The IRS and the Department of Justice charged the businessman with willfully filing false tax returns for the years 2006-2009 by understating his Schedule ...

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Clients can head for ADR ‘Food Court’ (access required)

When lawyers think about how to resolve disputes, they usually first consider traditional modes such as lawyer-to-lawyer negotiation or litigation. They may think of other processes – mediation, collaborative law or even arbitration – as more marginal “alternatives.” A better ...

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More whistleblowers reporting suspected tax fraud to the IRS

Lawyers have seen an uptick in people reporting employers, financial companies or high-worth individuals for ripping off the U.S. Treasury. Under a relatively new and lesser known whistleblower law, anyone can report suspected tax fraud to the IRS, and if ...

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AG: Local laws cannot target political signs

Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli says local laws imposing special restrictions on temporary political signs are invalid. “Any ordinance that places heavier burdens or greater restrictions on temporary political signs than are placed on any other temporary signs is invalid,” ...

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