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Monthly Archives: July 2012

The write stuff

Frank L. Visco is a New York-based copywriter who hit gold in 1986 with a piece in Writer’s Digest. Entitled “How to Write Good,” the article provides 23 pointers on … good writing. It continues to circulate across the Internet. ...

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Statutory ‘Cohabitation’ Claim Survives (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court overrules a wife’s demurrer to her husband’s suit to terminate spousal support for cohabitation under Va. Code § 20-109(A); because the parties’ agreement was entered into after the enactment of the cohabitation bar provision, husband may ...

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Tenant Has Contract Claim for Carbon Monoxide (access required)

A tenant who alleges injury from carbon monoxide exposure caused by a defective stove and furnace in her apartment leased from defendants can sue defendant landlord for breach of contract, but the Richmond Circuit Court sustains the landlord’s demurrer to ...

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Discovery Ordered in Inverse Condemnation (access required)

A Rappahannock County Circuit Court declines to strike Dominion Virginia Power’s defenses to a landowner’s action for inverse condemnation, but orders respondent to supplement its discovery responses. The owner’s counsel requested respondent to furnish certain data respecting both a calculation ...

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