Roanoke attorney Monica Taylor Monday is the leader in support from Virginia’s statewide bar groups for a seat on the Virginia Court of Appeals. Judge James J. Haley Jr. is retiring in March; leaders of the Senate and House of ...Read More »
A businessman who witnessed first-hand the devastation of 9/11 from his Manhattan office has sued the companies he hired to build a million-dollar underground shelter in Augusta County to protect his family. The businessman has won the latest round in ...Read More »
Using an expert of his own choosing before a Norfolk jury, a state prisoner this month beat the odds and defeated the state’s bid to have him indefinitely committed as a sexually violent predator. Albert A. Montague, 47, reached the ...Read More »
A Roanoke jury awarded $4.5 million this month to a 43-year-old former railroad worker who claimed his on-the-job foot injury led to permanent pain and disability. The Feb. 17 verdict came at the end of a five-day trial in Kirk ...Read More »
Divorce clients frequently raise concerns that spouses are hiding assets or income. Often, however, such concerns are the product of the other spouse’s attempts to manipulate the client into staying in the marriage or believing she will ultimately “lose” anyway, ...
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This week’s special second section focuses on the fields of family law and elder law; the two increasingly are intersecting as families seek to resolve issues with aging parents or changes arising from divorce. The stories you’ll find in this ...Read More »
The Department of Labor has announced proposed revisions to regulations implementing the Family and Medical Leave Act that would expand military family leave provisions and incorporate a special eligibility provision for airline flight crew employees. “Keeping the basic promise of ...Read More »