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Lawyer protests ex-husband as prosecutor in case (access required)

One judge’s practice of allowing parties in domestic relations cases to act as prosecutors for criminal contempt proceedings has drawn an objection from a Lynchburg lawyer. M. Paul Valois says the practice violates due process and Virginia law by allowing a non-lawyer to step into the role of a prosecutor when a former domestic partner is ...

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