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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Rental Agreement Indemnity Clause ‘Unconscionable’ (access required)

A pre-drafted form rental agreement that required a tenant to indemnify the landlord for damages caused by the landlord’s negligence is a contract of adhesion and unenforceable under the Virginia Residential Landlord & Tenant Act, and a Roanoke County Circuit ...

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Spotsylvania man sentenced for 12th DUI conviction (access required)

SPOTSYLVANIA — A Virginia man convicted for the 12th time in a drunken driving case will serve the maximum sentence. Media outlets report that 44-year-old David Marion Apraham of Spotsylvania received a seven-year sentence last Tuesday in Spotsylvania Circuit Court.. ...

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Glen M. Williams (access required)

Retired U.S. District Judge Glen M. Williams died Nov. 4. He was 92. A 1940 graduate of Milligan College, he served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1942 to 1946. He was commanding officer of the minesweeper ...

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Three recommended for two judgeships

The Harrisonburg-Rockingham County Bar Association has endorsed two attorneys for an expected circuit court vacancy and one for general district court. The circuit court seat now belongs to retiring Judge James Lane. Judge William Heatwole is retiring from the district ...

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‘A new standard of liability’ in Virginia? (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has opened the door to claims against individual supervisors who take part in the unlawful firing of an employee. The Nov. 1 decision in VanBuren v. Grubb (VLW 012-6-143), decided 4-3, is a victory for ...

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