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Snow closes many courts

The Supreme Court of Virginia has posted a list of court closures on its web page. The two-column list covers more than two pages. The court also advises: “Due to inclement weather, the Richmond offices of the Supreme Court of ...

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Law firm pioneers use of Bitcoin

A Roanoke law firm has become the first in the region to accept the digital currency Bitcoin. The estate planning firm of Anderson Desimone and Green P.C. could be the first in the state to leap into the world of ...

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Pulley joins Gentry Locke in Lynchburg

Veteran Danville lawyer Glenn W. Pulley has joined Gentry Locke Rakes & Moore as a partner at the firm’s new Lynchburg office . Pulley has practiced for 38 years at Clement and Wheatley in Danville. In 2002, he was inducted ...

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Senate votes to raise felony threshold

A criminal would have to steal at least $500 worth of property or cash to be guilty of a felony under a proposal advancing at the General Assembly. The current felony trigger point is $200. Critics have called for reform ...

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VBA head welcomes House action on judgeships

The president of the Virginia Bar Association says the group welcomes a House of Delegates budget plan that would increase the number of funded state trial court judgeships to 402. VBA president Harry M. “Pete” Johnson III said the voluntary ...

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