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IRA DALE BENNETT v. COMMONWEALTH

This Court holds that the act of signing a false name on an electronic screen constitutes an uttering as the act of signing the screen causes the forged public document to be created; appellant?s conviction of uttering a forged public record is affirmed

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STANLEY KELSEY HAYDEN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to dismiss the indictments; evidence was sufficient to prove that appellant was the criminal agent who committed the charged crimes; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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BENNETT v. COMMONWEALTH

This Court holds that the act of signing a false name on an electronic screen constitutes an uttering as the act of signing the screen causes the forged public document to be created; appellant?s conviction of uttering a forged public record is affirmed

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JAMES v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial judge did not abuse her discretion in revoking appellant?s three suspended sentences and ordering him to serve the sentences consecutively; trial judge?s order affirmed

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HAYDEN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to dismiss the indictments; evidence was sufficient to prove that appellant was the criminal agent who committed the charged crimes; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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REED v. LIL BRO?S TRUCKING

Summary affirmance ? commission did not err in finding that appellant was an employee of Lil Bro?s Trucking, Inc. at the time of his work-related accident, but that employer was not subject to the jurisdiction of the Workers? Compensation Act because it did not have three or more employees regularly in service

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HORTON v. CITY OF HAMPTON DEPT OF SOCIAL SVCS

Summary affirmance - as appellant fails to contest the termination of his parental rights pursuant to Code Section 16.1-283(C)(1), this Court summarily affirms the trial court?s decision terminating appellant?s parental rights pursuant to Code Sections 16.1-283(C)(1) and (2)

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ROGER KEITH HOLCOMB v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s denial of appellant?s motion to suppress his statement to the police; no error in trial court?s conclusion that the proffered evidence was inadmissible; decision of the trial court affirmed

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CYNTHIA H. COURTNEY v. JOHN F. COURTNEY

Judgment of trial court affirmed except insofar as it pertains to the trial court?s refusal to award attorney?s fees to wife; that part of the judgment is reversed and this matter is remanded to the trial court for a determination of attorney?s fees and costs to wife for enforcement of the stipulation agreement in the trial court

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JOHN F. COURTNEY v. CYNTHIA H. COURTNEY

Judgment of trial court affirmed except insofar as it pertains to the trial court?s refusal to award attorney?s fees to wife; that part of the judgment is reversed and this matter is remanded to the trial court for a determination of attorney?s fees and costs to wife for enforcement of the stipulation agreement in the trial court

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KEVIN LEEROY PERRY v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by imposing a jail sentence for the misdemeanor, by imposing an additional six-month sentence conditioned on post-release supervision for the felony, and by overruling appellant?s objection to the Commonwealth?s attorney?s closing argument; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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MCGOWAN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in admitting evidence of appellant?s subsequent possession of cocaine; trial court did not abuse its discretion in concluding that the legitimate probative value of the other crimes evidence outweighed any potential for unfair prejudice; judgment of trial court affirmed

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HOLCOMB v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s denial of appellant?s motion to suppress his statement to the police; no error in trial court?s conclusion that the proffered evidence was inadmissible; decision of the trial court affirmed

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WILLIAMS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s motion to suppress as appellant had no reasonable expectation of privacy in the rental vehicle; appellant?s convictions are affirmed

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C. COURTNEY v. J. COURTNEY

Judgment of trial court affirmed except insofar as it pertains to the trial court?s refusal to award attorney?s fees to wife; that part of the judgment is reversed and this matter is remanded to the trial court for a determination of attorney?s fees and costs to wife for enforcement of the stipulation agreement in the trial court

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J. COURTNEY v. C. COURTNEY

Judgment of trial court affirmed except insofar as it pertains to the trial court?s refusal to award attorney?s fees to wife; that part of the judgment is reversed and this matter is remanded to the trial court for a determination of attorney?s fees and costs to wife for enforcement of the stipulation agreement in the trial court

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PERRY v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err by imposing a jail sentence for the misdemeanor, by imposing an additional six-month sentence conditioned on post-release supervision for the felony, and by overruling appellant?s objection to the Commonwealth?s attorney?s closing argument; appellant?s convictions affirmed

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GARY M. KOTARA v. KATHLEEN M. KOTARA

Trial court did not err in granting spousal support to the wife, in refusing to impute income to the wife, and in awarding attorney?s fees and costs to the wife; matter remanded to the trial court for an award to the wife of attorney?s fees and costs on appeal

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BRENDA JOSEPH v. PORTSMOUTH DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Trial judge erred in ruling appellant was not a person ?with a legitimate interest? within the meaning of Code Sections 20-124.1 and 16.1-241(A); judgment is reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings on the merits of appellant?s petition for custody

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MCDONALD v. COMMONWEALTH

This Court finds that Code Section 18.2-361(A) is constitutional as applied to appellant because his violations involved minors and merit no protection under the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment; appellant?s convictions of four counts of sodomy are affirmed

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KOTARA v. KOTARA

Trial court did not err in granting spousal support to the wife, in refusing to impute income to the wife, and in awarding attorney?s fees and costs to the wife; matter remanded to the trial court for an award to the wife of attorney?s fees and costs on appeal

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JOSEPH v. PORTSMOUTH DEPT OF SOCIAL SVCS

Trial judge erred in ruling appellant was not a person ?with a legitimate interest? within the meaning of Code Sections 20-124.1 and 16.1-241(A); judgment is reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court for further proceedings on the merits of appellant?s petition for custody

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TAYLOR v. TAYLOR

Trial court did not err in granting the wife?s motion for summary judgment holding the husband liable for spousal support and in awarding interest on the arrearage; the remaining issues are procedurally defaulted

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