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What the new PR Code would mean (access required)

Although the new draft Code of Professional Responsibility by and large continues current requirements, it contains some significant changes: 1. Adverse authority. A lawyer would be required to present adverse authority in a controlling jurisdiction, even if opposing counsel does ...

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Where you'll find guidelines used (access required)

If you handle family-law cases in the following areas, your cases may be affected by spousal-support guidelines: * Fairfax * Warrenton/Fauquier County * Harrisonburg * Rockingham County * Winchester * Frederick County * Staunton/Augusta County * Martinsville And guidelines are ...

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Fired workers out of luck? (access required)

Workers claiming employment discrimination gained a big victory last year: The Virginia Supreme Court allowed a plaintiff to bring a state claim for wrongful discharge under the Bowman exception. But a bill working its way through the General Assembly would ...

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