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Former Franchisees Must Pay Attorney’s Fees (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court orders former franchisees, who were required to return to franchisor customer lists, customer tax returns, files and an operations manual for the tax preparation service, to pay $9,261 in attorney’s fees to plaintiff franchisor. Plaintiff ...

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Conditional Class Certified in Overtime Pay Case (access required)

A Norfolk U.S. District Court denies plaintiff discount store employees’ motion for equitable tolling of their suit for overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act, and dismisses with prejudice FLSA claims related to assistant store managers, but dismisses plaintiffs’ ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

Effective Oct. 29, the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board suspended the license to practice law of Denny P. Dobbins of Portsmouth based on the Sept. 20 revocation of his license to practice in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of ...

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New Portsmouth Judicial Center officially opens (access required)

The new Portsmouth Judicial Center officially opened for business in late September. The new facility, located at 415 Port Centre Parkway, provides 12 new courtrooms – six Circuit Court, three General District, and three Juvenile and Domestic Relations – which ...

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Parents want to collect injured son’s sperm (access required)

ROANOKE — The root of the issue is simple. If 19-year-old Rufus McGill II dies, his parents want his memory to live. They want grandchildren. But that concern is secondary. McGill, after all, remains on life support at Carilion Roanoke ...

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Orange County honors longtime clerk with portrait (access required)

The Orange County Circuit Court has honored Linda Timmons, who served as clerk of court for 31 years, with a commissioned portrait. The portrait was painted by artist Michelle Powell of Madison. Powell worked with photos of the retired clerk ...

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