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Working on the weekend (access required)

Delegates worked through the weekend, one week earlier than they had planned, to deal with the avalanche of bills and resolutions filed in this year’s session, which is short on days but long on legislation. House of Delegates Speaker Thomas ...

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Joint custody measure passes House (access required)

The House of Delegates Tuesday passed a bill which would require judges to consider joint child custody as an option in divorce proceedings. Senate Bill 496 passed the House 96-3, but the version sent back to the Senate is much ...

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Gilmore supports Lake Gaston pipeline (access required)

Virginia Beach is getting some help from state Attorney General James S. Gilmore III in its fight with North Carolina over the Lake Gaston pipeline. Gilmore has filed a brief in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals supporting ...

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Parking ticket ode nets relief (access required)

California and the law easily brings to mind images of riots, high-profile murders or, at least for lawyers, wacky court rulings. In any case, our observations about Left Coast law and justice is usually along the lines of, “Only in ...

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Lawyers In The News (access required)

John L. Brownlee, Scott A. Johnson, Richard F. Hawkins III, and Donald D. Long have joined the Roanoke law firm of Woods, Rogers & Hazelgrove, P.L.C.. Brownlee received his law degree from the College of William and Mary. He was ...

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VSB disciplinary action (access required)

Robert W. O’Brien, a Fairfax attorney who pled guilty to stuffing a bar endorsement ballot box, has had his law license suspended by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board, effective Jan. 9, 1997. O’Brien pled guilty to two forgery charges ...

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