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MOTLEY v. MOTLEY

Summary affirmance ? this Court summarily affirms the trial court?s decision in part and dismisses the appeal in part due to appellant?s failure to comply with certain Rules of Court

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CROSS v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant?s conviction for possession of cocaine is reversed pursuant to recent Supreme Court case of Moore v. Commonwealth; as appellant did not enter a constitutionally valid guilty plea under Code Section 19.2-254 to the misdemeanor obstruction of justice charge, that judgment is reversed and appellant allowed to withdraw guilty plea

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JOEL ROY HAMM v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court erred in denying appellant?s motion to suppress the methamphetamine as the circumstances preceding the officer?s attempt to frisk appellant did not create a reasonable suspicion that appellant was armed and dangerous; appellant?s conviction is reversed and the indictment is dismissed

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FREDERICK C. KLEIN v. KAREN N.E. KLEIN

Appeal dismissed for failure to comply with the provisions of Rule 5A:20; case remanded to trial court to determine and enter an appropriate award of appellate attorneys? fees and costs in favor of wife

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RICE v. VA DEPT OF SOCIAL SERVICES

Judgment of the trial court is reversed as substantial evidence does not exist to sustain a founded disposition of level-one sexual abuse; case remanded to trial court to set aside the disposition of founded level-one sexual abuse and to further remand this matter to the hearing officer

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GOODE v. COMMONWEALTH

As appellant did not properly preserve issue for appeal and the ends of justice exception to Rule 5A:18 does not apply, appellant?s conviction for violating the terms and conditions of a previously suspended five-year sentence is affirmed

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SHOEMAKER v. KARAU

Trial court did not err in its interpretation of Code Section 20-124.3:1; trial court?s admission of the challenged portions of appellee?s evidence relating to the therapists and the child was harmless error; judgment affirmed

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PLACE v. ROACH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s petition for sole legal custody of the parties? two minor children, in denying appellant?s petition for supervised visitation with the parties? two minor children by mother, and in transferring sole legal and physical custody of the parties? two minor children to mother

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WALTER LAMONT GOODE v. COMMONWEALTH

As appellant did not properly preserve issue for appeal and the ends of justice exception to Rule 5A:18 does not apply, appellant?s conviction for violating the terms and conditions of a previously suspended five-year sentence is affirmed

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TESFAY v. TESFAY

Trial court did not err in tracing $28,000 as a separate property contribution by appellee towards the purchase of a marital home, in setting the amount and duration of spousal support, and in not ordering a sharing of unreimbursed child medical expenses

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KLEIN v. KLEIN

Appeal dismissed for failure to comply with the provisions of Rule 5A:20; case remanded to trial court to determine and enter an appropriate award of appellate attorneys? fees and costs in favor of wife

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THOMAS SHOEMAKER v. MARY ANN KARAU

Trial court did not err in its interpretation of Code Section 20-124.3:1; trial court?s admission of the challenged portions of appellee?s evidence relating to the therapists and the child was harmless error; judgment affirmed

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MASON v. COMMONWEALTH

Judgment is modified to provide the period of supervised probation is to be concurrent with the specified period of suspension of sentence, such that it will end three years from appellant?s release from confinement; as modified, the judgment is affirmed

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HERRERA v. MARTIN

As appellant did not complete all the steps necessary to enter into a valid employment contract, this Court holds that an employment contract, as contemplated by Code Section 65.2-508(A) did not exist; commission did not err in finding it lacked jurisdiction to adjudicate appellant?s claim for benefits

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JEREMEY N. PLACE v. CANDACE M. ROACH

Trial court did not err in denying appellant?s petition for sole legal custody of the parties? two minor children, in denying appellant?s petition for supervised visitation with the parties? two minor children by mother, and in transferring sole legal and physical custody of the parties? two minor children to mother

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CARTER v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in finding the eyewitness testimony to be reliable and credible; appellant?s convictions of robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a robbery affirmed

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NIGISTI W. TESFAY v. ABRAHAM S. TESFAY

Trial court did not err in tracing $28,000 as a separate property contribution by appellee towards the purchase of a marital home, in setting the amount and duration of spousal support, and in not ordering a sharing of unreimbursed child medical expenses

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HARRIS v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court?s finding the evidence sufficient to support appellant?s convictions of robbery and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony

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CHRISTOPHER ALLEN MASON v. COMMONWEALTH

Judgment is modified to provide the period of supervised probation is to be concurrent with the specified period of suspension of sentence, such that it will end three years from appellant?s release from confinement; as modified, the judgment is affirmed

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WILSON v. FAIRFAX COUNTY

Summary affirmance ? no error in trial court?s denial of appellant?s motion to vacate the order terminating her residual parental rights to her son

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TIDEWATER STAFFING v. COOK

Summary affirmance ? no error in commission?s finding that employer failed to prove that appellee refused vocational rehabilitation services pursuant to Code Section 65.2-603

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PRIEST v. CREDLE

This Court holds that the trial court applied the correct standard in determining the best interests of the children and that there was sufficient evidence to support such a determination; trial court did not abuse its discretion by denying father?s motion to amend visitation, and in awarding mother primary physical custody of the children

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TYNA JOY STEWART v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant?s conviction of driving while intoxicated third offense within a ten-year period is reversed as the Commonwealth failed to prove that appellant was previously convicted of a second offense of driving while intoxicated; conviction is reversed and the case is remanded to the trial court for resentencing

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BARKER v. HUTSON-WILEY

Trial court did not err in denying the admission of parol evidence to establish the meaning and intent of ambiguous language in the property settlement agreement and in holding that husband?s spousal support obligation terminated upon wife?s remarriage, pursuant to Code Section 20-109(D)

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RODGERS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in finding the evidence sufficient to convict appellant of grand larceny of a motor vehicle; appellant?s conviction is affirmed

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