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Family fight: Seven suits in three different courts (access required)


Siblings who traded accusations over use of their mother’s money have spent thousands on legal fees, and the legal wrangling is still not over. A son is fighting with two sisters, both sides claiming the other breached duties under a ...

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Crime commission sets priorities for DNA testing notice (access required)

DNA Testing

Persons in Virginia prisons, with case files that contain sperm evidence for DNA testing, should be at the top of the list for notice under the commonwealth’s testing program for decades-old cases, the Virginia Crime Commission said on Sept. 23. ...

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How to choose Web-based legal software (access required)

Cloud computing

These days, more and more lawyers are moving to Web-based legal software because it’s convenient, provides 24/7 on-the-go-access to case-related information, and is affordable. The good news is now that cloud computing is becoming more familiar and accepted, new platforms ...

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Bar groups, legislators clash over judge choices (access required)

Judge choice cr

As Virginia legislators considered candidates for newly funded judgeships, some Assembly members openly rejected advice from local lawyers and bar groups about their choices. Controversy over judicial selection emerged in both Chesterfield County and Danville as members of the General ...

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