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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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Lawyers In The News (access required)

A. Lewis Lowery has joined the Fredericksburg Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney. He was previously employed as an assistant commonwealth’s attorney and has been in general practice in Fredericksburg. *** The judges of the Richmond Circuit Court ...

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