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Caveat emptor lives (access required)

A Virginia Beach circuit judge ordered rescission of a contract to purchase a home after concluding that the seller had painted over mold to divert the buyers from making the inquiries a prudent person ought to make. The judge ordered ...

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Writs granted in family disputes (access required)

A couple of family disputes are among the cases the Supreme Court of Virginia agreed to hear after its latest writ panel session. One, Russell Realty Associates v. C. Edward Russell Jr., Record No. 110380, might be in the category ...

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A 3-2 decision? (access required)

Only five justices will hear many, if not most, of the cases during this week’s arguments before the Supreme Court of Virginia. The decision to hear the cases without the addition of one or two senior justices appears to be ...

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Court rules in wrongful attachment case (access required)

An Augusta County judge properly calculated the measure of damages to construction materials for horse stalls that had been wrongly attached for eight years, the Supreme Court of Virginia said today in an unpublished order. Kenneth D. Pittkin posted a ...

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