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IN RE: WALKER

Petition for writ of actual innocence dismissed as two psychological reports upon which petitioner bases his claim were known to and provided to petitioner's trial attorney at the time convictions became final in the trial court

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COBBS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in admitting evidence of appellant's prior failure to appear for trial, admitting evidence of unrelated incidents of flight or in admitting statements made by appellant on those occasions

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HARLAND v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court's refusal to suppress appellant's statements or in finding evidence sufficient to support convictions of two counts of aggravated sexual battery and one count of forcible sodomy

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TRAN v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in ruling that witness did not waive his Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination and was unavailable as a witness or in excluding as hearsay typewritten letter prepared by appellant and signed by witness

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MORRIS v. MORRIS

Trial court erred in equally distributing proceeds of sale of the former marital residence without conducting an evidentiary hearing

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IN RE: WILSON

Petition for writ of actual innocence dismissed where documentation accompanying petition indicates that petitioner pled guilty to the charges pursuant to a plea agreement

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CONAHAN-BALTZELLE v. BALTZELLE

Summary affirmance - Trial court did not err in refusing to award appellant a divorce on ground of adultery, in awarding appellee the family dog and certain personal property or in denying her motion for attorney's fees

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NICE v. DON PABLOS MEXICAN KITCHEN, et al.

No error in commission's findings that appellant's fibromyalgia was not causally related to work incident, that injuries from incident did not aggravate pre-existing back condition and that evidence did not prove claimant suffered a brain injury as direct result of work incident

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MERRITT v. GRAY

No error in trial court's finding that appellants failed to prove a material change in circumstances sufficient to warrant modification of 1995 consent order allowing grandmother specified visitation

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TOWNSEND v. COMMONWEALTH

No reversible error in trial court's refusal to strike a prospective juror for cause and in admitting evidence of prior bad acts committed by appellant three and four years earlier

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WHITE v. WHITE

Summary affirmance - Issues of whether there was error in clerk's refusal to file a late pleading and trial court's refusal to admit certain evidence during hearing on motion to reconsider barred by Rule 5A:18; trial court did not err in denying motion to reconsider

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MIHNOVETS v. MIHNOVETS

No error in trial court decisions pertaining to finding of spousal support arrearages due to appellee, finding appellant in contempt or award of attorney's fees to appellee

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HILLIARD v. COMMONWEALTH

Upon rehearing en banc, convictions reversed and remanded to trial court for further proceedings as denial of motion to suppress as it relates to certain statements was error

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ASHLEY v. CW

No error in trial court's denial of motion to suppress as the police officer had reasonable suspicion that appellant was evading roadblock

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WATERS v. COMMONWEALTH

Conviction of malicious wounding by mob affirmed as doctrine of res judicata did not prohibit conviction; no error in trial court's findings regarding competency evaluation of co-conspirator and in allowing another co-conspirator to invoke right against self-incrimination

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HOLLIS v. BURNELL

No error in trial court's finding of contempt of court for appellant's failure to abide by court's final decree regarding payment of military retirement benefits to appellee

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ZIOLKOWSKI v. ZIOLKOWSKI

Summary affirmance - No error in trial court's finding that appellee rebutted marital presumption and traced proceeds back to her separate property in classifying jointly titled property

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CUTRIGHT v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court's refusal to dismiss DUI charge because the Commonwealth only gave appellant one laboratory to choose from to perform an independent blood analysis

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HAWES v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in admitting a National Criminal Information Center report of appellant's convictions under public records exception to hearsay rule to prove petit larceny, third or subsequent offense

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PAPPAS v. PAPPAS

No error in trial court's modification of spousal support award by considering parties' property settlement agreement and negotiations in that agreement, in imputing income to appellant, in making modified spousal support award retroactive or in concluding it was barred from modifying duration of spousal support award

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CARR v. JAMES CITY COUNTY DIVISION OF SOCIAL SERVICE

Trial court had sufficient evidence before it to conclude that appellant was unwilling or unable within a reasonable to remedy his problems with mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence and properly terminated his parental rights to his children

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VACCHIANO v. SPEIER

No error in trial court's rulings on equitable distribution, temporary spousal support or duration of permanent spousal support; trial court did err in denying appellee's request for a reservation of right to seek future spousal support

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MORRILL v. MORRILL

Trial court erred in reopening record to consider issue heard by commissioner in chancery; equitable distribution award vacated and matter remanded to trial court for reconsideration

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