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EDMONDS v. COMMONWEALTH

Because the trial court did not indicate that it was taking judicial notice of the fact that the warrant gave appellant notice of the hearing, it deprived her of the "opportunity to be heard either to dispute the 'fact' or to object to the court's action."

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Deecheandia v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence supported the trial court's inference that appellant believed he was corresponding via the internet, and thus attempting to expose himself to, a child.

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SMITH v. SMITH

The court erred in refusing to enforce the prenuptial agreement, but finding no fault with the court's distribution of the martial home or award of fees.

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HUDGINS v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant's acquittal on the robbery indictment acted as an acquittal of the lesser-included offense of larceny and the Double Jeopardy Clause barred the subsequent attempt to convict appellant of grand larceny from the person.

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EMERSON v. COMMONWEALTH

Evidence presented is sufficient to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that appellant possessed the cocaine with the requisite intent to distribute it.

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LEWIS v. COMMONWEALTH

Trial court did not err in failing to grant mistrial or in overruling objection to improper impeachment testimony; one count of attempted robbery is reversed and dismissed as evidence not sufficient to sustain conviction

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Nelson v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court's discretion in ordering, as a condition of probation, that appellant not operate motor vehicle for twenty years

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Wilson v. COMMONWEALTH

No error in trial court's refusal to allow appellant to withdraw his Alford pleas to second-degree murder, malicious wounding and use of a firearm in commission of murder

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Thornton v. Philip Morris USA, et al.

Summarily affirmance: No reversible error in denying claimant's claim for benefits, and finding that she failed to prove she sustained an injury by accident arising out of her employment on September 10, 2002.

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MYERS v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court erred in finding the evidence sufficient beyond a reasonable doubt to convict appellant of grand larceny and possession of a firearm by a felon; conviction reversed and dismissed.

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G.M.W. General Contractors, Inc., et al. v. Sheffield

Summarily affirmance: No reversible error in finding that claimant proved he sustained neck and back injuries casually related to his compensable May 23, 2001 injury by accident, and that employer was responsible for payment of medical bills for treatment rendered to claimant.

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Elliott v. Elliott

Summarily affirmance: No abuse of discretion in the judge's custody determination. The record demonstrates that the trial judge carefully weighed the evidence, considered the factors set forth in Code § 20-124.3, as required by Code § 20-124.2, and made extensive findings; the parties request for costs and attorney's fees is denied.

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Long v. Holt-Tilman

The trial court found that the evidence failed to show that K.L.'s best interests would be served at the time by a return of custody to appellants. The trial court did not abuse its discretion in refusing to return physical custody to the appellant's.

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STROUT v. CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH

The Court cannot harmonize the local and state provisions because the Virginia Beach ordinance establishes a penalty, which exceeds the penalty "prescribed by general law for" the "like" offense; conviction reversed.

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NISBET v. CITY OF VIRGINIA BEACH

The Court cannot harmonize the local and state provisions because the Virginia Beach ordinance establishes a penalty, which exceeds the penalty "prescribed by general law for" the "like" offense; conviction reversed.

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ALLMAN v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence was insufficient to prove his language was obscene, reversing and dismissing his conviction without considering whether he acted with intent to harass.

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SLADE v. COMMONWEALTH

The totality of the circumstances provided the magistrate with a substantial basis to find the probable cause justified the search.

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