Although father sought increased visitation based on his claim of continuing sobriety, the Court of Appeals says there was no error in the trial court conclusion that father failed to show a material change in circumstances warranting modification. At the ...Read More »
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The Court of Appeals rejects claimant’s contention that his due process rights were violated because he did not receive adequate notice of denial of his request for permanent total disability benefits; at no point did claimant argue before the commission, ...Read More »
A mother with persistent drug abuse problems and convictions loses her parental rights to her child, who is thriving in the foster care of a family who wishes to adopt the child; the Court of Appeals affirms the termination order. ...Read More »
A lawyer of nearly 40 years’ experience voluntarily reduced his income when he chose to concentrate on a separate business venture instead of his law practice, and he lost a reliable source of income when the firm terminated him after ...Read More »
Oysters have no backbone and oyster farming can’t count as farming for a York County resident who grew his own among his neighbors. A York County Circuit Court upheld two landowners’ right to cultivate a homegrown product, but the Supreme Court ...
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Virginia contract law did not allow an auto dent-repair franchisor to enforce a noncompete after a franchise agreement expired, a federal appeals court has ruled. The company, Total Car Franchising, tried to prevent franchisee Devin Hamden from continuing to operate ...
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In a plaintiff’s suit involving a charge that he failed to make a right-hand turn signal, the Richmond Circuit Court will resolve a discovery dispute by allowing plaintiff discovery of an internal affairs investigation through documents provided by defendant for ...Read More »
Plaintiff finance company has not carried its burden of proof and the Richmond Circuit Court denies its claim for a money deficiency following repossession of a motor vehicle on a conditional sales contract. Defendant denies liability on the ground that ...Read More »
A Richmond Circuit Court will enter a dismissed agreed order submitted by defendant owners, in this dispute over whether a money judgment order should be entered or a dismissed agreed order due to the payment of the amount the court ...Read More »