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Exemptions can't be transferred (access required)

Separate property was not the only issue decided in Dietz v. Dietz (VLW 093-7-604). The appeals court also ruled, on a first-impression issue, that divorce judges do not have the authority to award an income tax exemption from one spouse ...

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Summary judgment posponed (access required)

HOT SPRINGS–The Virginia State Bar Council has postponed deciding whether it will support rule changes allowing augmented summary judgment motions through the use of supporting depositions and affidavits. Although the issue has been controversial, VSB President R. Edwin Burnette Jr. ...

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Random review tabled (access required)

HOT SPRINGS – The Virginia State Bar Council has sent random review of lawyer trust accounts back to the drawing board. At its meeting Oct. 14 and 15 at the Homestead, the council deferred voting on a proposal to establish ...

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DNA database makes "cold hit" (access required)

Virginia’s DNA matching system made its first “cold hit” – a match between crime scene evidence and a genetic sample in state forensic records – and provided probable cause for the arrest of a rape suspect. The case comes as ...

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ECOA case affirmed (access required)

The past year has seen the development of a new defense to suits on loan guarantees based on the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1691 et seq. Typically, a wife will resist an attempt to collect on her ...

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Richmond med-mal lawyers change firm (access required)

Last Friday, a group of medical malpractice defense attorneys moved their practices from a medium-sized Richmond law firm to a larger Richmond-based firm. Three attorneys and their support staff left Russell, Cantor, Arkema & Edmonds to join Wright, Robinson, McCammon, ...

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