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Court Considers Social Security in Ch. 7 ‘Abuse’ Case (access required)

Debtors whose financial predicament results from excessive consumer spending and not from some unforeseen external calamity, and whose “financial situation” would allow them to settle with their unsecured creditors without sacrificing their standard of living or exhausting husband’s Social Security ...

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Employer Cannot Recoup Payments Before Sentencing (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms the decision of the Virginia Workers’ Compensation Commission denying employer’s request to terminate benefits prior to employee’s sentencing; Va. Code §§ 65.2-510.1(A) and -708(A) authorize prospective relief and we decline to exercise our equitable powers ...

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