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Supreme Court won’t disturb findings of commissioner of accounts (access required)

The Supreme Court of Virginia has approved distribution of a decedent’s half-million-dollar estate based on a determination by a commissioner of accounts acting without referral from a circuit court judge. The decision stops short of confirming the authority of commissioners of accounts to interpret wills and determine heirs without direction from a judge, a ruling urged ...