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Author Archives: Deborah Elkins

Employment – ERISA – Union Pension Fund – Withdrawal Liability (access required)

After dismissal of plaintiff Teamsters Pension Fund’s ERISA suit against defendant Weidner Realty seeking to impose withdrawal liability of $485,936 on defendant, based on the business relationship between employer Empire Beef, who ceased operations in Richmond in 2005 and then ...

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Consumer Protection – Collections Call – Credit Report – FDCPA (access required)

A Richmond U.S. District Court says a woman can sue defendant collection agency under the Fair Credit Reporting Act for allegedly misrepresenting that it had her social security number and a copy of an application with her signature, on her ...

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Criminal – Habeas Corpus – Ineffective Assistance – Right To Silence (access required)

A murder suspect invoked his right to counsel when he told police “I’ve decided not to say any more,” and because police continued questioning him without a waiver of his Miranda rights, defense counsel should have moved to suppress the ...

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Securities – Fraud – E-Mail Stock Tip – Investor Newsletter (access required)

Pirate Investor, a Maryland LLC that publishes investment newsletters and subscriber e-mail “Blasts,” violated federal securities laws when it sold an e-mail stock tip purportedly based on conversations with a company’s inside senior executive, and the 4th Circuit affirms a ...

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Chris Brown’s other legal issues

Singer Chris Brown is in the news again and no, it’s not for wielding a weed-whacker while wearing a wife-beater. A Richmond federal judge has dismissed a tortious interference suit filed by the management company that signed Brown as a ...

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Will ‘You’re Fired’ cover it?

In this pink-slip nervous economy, employees may wonder anew how much notice they can expect before being escorted out the door. Not much, according to a new decision from Alexandria federal court. Hourly employee Mauricio Calquin sued his former employer, ...

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Corporate – Annual Meeting – Membership – Dues Payment (access required)

Granting a petition of members of the American Greek Community of Charlottesville, a Charlottesville Circuit Court approves a Notice of Special Meeting of Members, and concludes that the corporation was not legally terminated until September 2008, and members entitled to ...

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Domestic Relations – Child Support – Income Determination (access required)

Although wife argues that husband’s “Pre-tax Deductions” shown on his pay record should be added to his income, a Loudoun County Circuit Court says no, as these deductions come out of husband’s pay before his income tax is calculated, and ...

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Domestic Relations – Pendente Lite Support – Imputed Income (access required)

A Loudoun Circuit Court judge reminds lawyers not to mount a full-scale support case at a pendente lite support hearing, and says he will impute income to wife but award her $2,500 per month, plus $4,000 in attorney’s fees. The ...

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Wills & Trusts – Real Estate – Trustee Authority – Condemnation (access required)

Under a trust instrument that only allowed sale of trust real estate if condemned, a Newport News Circuit Court says the trustee is entitled to the $1.65 million condemnation proceeds once she has complied with trust reporting requirements. The trust ...

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