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"Vapors" exposure claim OK (access required)

By Deborah Elkins, Executive Editor A Fairfax couple can sue an oil distribution facility for damage to their home “resulting from exposure to vapors” from a toxic spill at the facility, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled. ...

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To The Editor (access required)

Lawyer blasts VSB’s “regrets” to inmate Dear Editor: Recently I received a “Personal & Confidential” letter from the Virginia State Bar in regard to an inmate complaining that I had never sent him his file. The letter was signed by ...

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Kloch gets endorsement (access required)

Alexandria Commonwealth’s Attorney John E. Kloch has received the endorsement of the Alexandria Bar Association for a judgeship on the Alexandria Circuit Court. The association voted on Nov. 15 to determine which judicial candidate to endorse. Of 274 votes cast, ...

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Retirement tips for women (access required)

By Alan C. Hess Whether you have a financially secure life after you retire often depends on decisions you make decades in advance. Even a slight difference in the amount you put aside each year or a subtle shift in ...

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Wife can cry fraud over stock transfer (access required)

By Baker McClanahan, News Editor A wife can challenge her husband’s company’s issuance of stock as a fraudulent conveyance reducing the marital estate, a Fairfax Circuit judge has held. The company had issued stock to the husband’s alleged paramour, but ...

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