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Cap On Fees For GAL Work Is Proposed (access required)

Lawyers who serve as guardians ad litem for child custody and protection cases would face a cap on fees of $395 per case, under a budget amendment being considered by the General Assembly. Experienced GALs say the proposal, if approved, ...

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Roanoke Lawyer Turns In License (access required)

A Roanoke lawyer has surrendered her law license, a week before ethics charges were to be heard on charges arising from lawsuits claiming she took hundreds of thousands of dollars from an estate for which she was administrator. And in ...

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N.C. Bar Ends Its Admissions By Comity (access required)

Virginia lawyers who fantasize about hanging a shingle in North Carolina’s Outer Banks now will have to jump through more hoops to realize their dream. North Carolina is no longer offering reciprocity to Virginia lawyers. Under the old system of ...

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