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Hassell supported for 4th Circuit (access required)

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Virginia Supreme Court Justice Leroy R. Hassell has gained the endorsements of all six of Virginia’s statewide bar associations for a spot on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The endorsements came in response to a ...

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Non-bankrupt guarantors halt foreclosure (access required)

Guarantors on a loan to a Chapter 11 debtor could temporarily halt foreclosure on their home even though they had not filed their own bankruptcy petition, a Norfolk bankruptcy judge has ruled. The bankruptcy court said that “unusual circumstances” in ...

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Wife can't use ECOA to void her guarantee (access required)

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Even though a bank extended credit to her ex-husband after their divorce, a wife cannot use the Equal Credit Opportunity Act to void a guarantee agreement she signed during the marriage, a Loudoun County circuit judge has ...

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Measure would allow joint trials (access required)

Legal Reporter Criminal defendants are one step away from losing their current veto over joinder for trials and preliminary hearings. Legislation passed by the General Assembly last month and likely to be signed by Gov. L. Douglas Wilder, repeals Code ...

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