Divorce courts may have been getting it wrong when it comes to allowing one spouse to claim a share of the other spouse’s separate property. In rejecting a wife’s claim to half of a $316,000 increase in the value of ...Read More »
Language proposed for the next state budget could restore lucrative collection work for some Virginia law firms at the expense of local governments, says an attorney who represents local treasurers around the state. Legislators quietly included provisions in the mammoth ...
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Ten years after surrendering his Virginia law license amid federal tax charges and a host of bar complaints, Rickey Gene Young, formerly of Martinsville, has won approval for reinstatement to the legal profession. There are some conditions on Young’s being ...Read More »
A fight over legal files has escalated with a motion for sanctions filed by a group of lawyers who left a Richmond personal injury firm to form their own law practice. Richmond Circuit Judge Melvin R. Hughes Jr. heard argument ...Read More »
If you want to serve a lawsuit on someone who’s allegedly infringing your social networking app, serve them where they live: online. An Alexandria U.S. District Court has approved service of a trademark infringement suit via Facebook, LinkedIn and email, ...Read More »
A Norfolk lawyer is out more than $23,000 on his fee for a lengthy, complicated and emotion-wracked court-appointed case because the state ran out of money as his bill came up for payment at the end of the fiscal year. ...Read More »
Two plaintiffs suffered minor injuries in an auto accident when their vehicle was struck by a drunken driver talking on a cellphone. A jury awarded plaintiff Victoria Coalson $5,600 and plaintiff Michael Stemke $14,000, and awarded each plaintiff punitive damages ...Read More »