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News in Brief for June 17, 1996 (access required)

Court rejects exhumation to prove paternity The Virginia Supreme Court has rejected a woman’s bid to exhume a man’s body to prove she is his illegitimate daughter and claim a share of his estate. Christine Trent Majied was seeking two-thirds ...

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Prior DUI with flaws won't count (access required)

If jail time was served For a third-offense DUI prosecution, the state cannot use a prior DUI where the defendant had no lawyer and served two days in jail, the Virginia Supreme Court has ruled. Prior DUI convictions can be ...

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Roanoke Bar, VSB honor Kincanon (access required)

ROANOKE – Last Tuesday the Roanoke Bar Association had its final meeting of the year, but it was a bit different from years past. Usually the meeting is just a short business affair. This time, however, the association, along with ...

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