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Will Contest Plaintiff Can Nonsuit (access required)

A plaintiff contesting a will is entitled to take a nonsuit during the trial, a Spotsylvania circuit court judge has ruled. On the second day of trial, the plaintiff moved for a nonsuit. The defendant objected, contending that the nonsuit ...

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Fairfax Bar honors Bach (access required)

VIENNA — Good-natured ribbing and serious sentiment marked the Fairfax Bar Association’s tribute last week to Chief Judge F. Bruce Bach, who is stepping down from the Fairfax County Circuit Court on July 1 after 23 years on the bench. ...

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Summer Associates' Pay Continues Steady Climb (access required)

The economy’s high-tech sector may have slowed, but recruitment coordinators at large law firms throughout Virginia suggest that a salary war started by Silicon Valley firms during the dot-com heyday continues to lift salaries for summer associates. “What everybody noticed ...

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Online Filing (access required)

Consistent with the state’s reputation as a high-tech leader, several Virginia courts are taking a hard look at technology allowing the electronic filing of case documents. Anticipating the arrival of the virtual courthouse, however, some attorneys and state officials are ...

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