Divorce lawyers looking for a benchmark for monetary awards may want to check out a recent Court of Appeals case. Lawyers know there is no rule requiring a 50-50 split of marital property. But arguments about who contributed what to ...Read More »
Chief Justice Leroy Rountree Hassell Sr. noted that the University of Virginia Health Services Foundation pays annual bonuses ranging from $70,000 to more than $850,000 to physicians who work at U.Va. Hospital. “To me, it raises a big eyebrow,” Hassell ...Read More »
Attorneys for opponents of regional transportation authorities told the Supreme Court of Virginia today that the General Assembly cannot delegate the power to impose taxes to non-elected bodies. William G. Broaddus, responding for the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority, countered that ...
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How much does a cop’s disclaimer count when deciding whether a suspect is actually in custody? Not much in a recent 4th Circuit case. FBI agents, some 23 strong, burst into the Chesapeake home of Willoughby Warren Colonna IV, a/k/a ...Read More »
Lawyers trying to get a decision on the merits in the Virginia Court of Appeals know they have to clear the hurdle of Rule 5A:18, which makes sure the trial court had a chance to consider any claim of error ...Read More »