While the eastern part of the state was battening down in the face of the hurricane, members of the Salem/Roanoke County Bar Association and their families took in a de facto double header with the Salem Red Sox Friday night. ...Read More »
Troubles abound for those accused of trying to make a quick buck off the foreclosure crisis. Virginia AG Ken Cuccinelli has announced a third settlement with a company that allegedly charged illegal advance fees for “foreclosure rescue” services. A Virginia ...Read More »
Encased in scaffolding for its latest round of roof repairs, the 106-year-old Louisa County courthouse came through Tuesday’s earthquake with no significant damage, reports circuit court Clerk Susan Hopkins. Other than some plaster cracks in the courtroom, “everything here is ...
Tagged with: CourthousesRead More »
A veteran Carroll County lawyer owes his life to his quick-thinking courtroom colleagues who revived him after he went into cardiac arrest earlier this month. Joseph H. McGrady, 64, now is recovering from surgery to correct a rare heart defect. ...Read More »
In a case that surprised some criminal defense lawyers, the Virginia Court of Appeals approved the use of a lawyer’s testimony against his former client in a decision released earlier this month. In a malicious wounding trial in Newport News, ...Read More »
Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli has refused to come to the defense of fishermen fighting a $10,000 trespassing lawsuit who say they were assured by the state they had a right to stand and cast their lines in the Jackson ...Read More »