Baker v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence supports the trail court's determination that appellant possessed the cocaine with the intent to distribute.

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Hoffman v. Hoffman (52932)

No trial court error in failing to award appellant spousal support; not reserving for her a right to future spousal support; admitting into evidence the probate file of husband's father; admitting audiotapes of her arguments with husband, and not awarding her attorney's fees.

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Hoffman v. Hoffman

No trial court error in its classification of appellant's investment account as marital property; its classification of the marital residence as wife's separate property; and its distribution of the marital estate.

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McClam v. COMMONWEALTH

Probable cause supported an arrest for trespassing and , under the procedural posture of this case, that the trial court's denial of the motion to suppress did not constitute reversible error.

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American Airlines, Inc., et al v. Thomas

Summarily affirmance: No reversible error in awarding temporary total disability benefits, temporary partial disability benefits, and medical benefits to claimant.

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Smith v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in refusing the heat-of-passion instruction proffered by appellant.

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Goodman v. COMMONWEALTH

The entry into appellant's property without a warrant under the circumstances of this case was unlawful, and the trial court erred in denying appellant's motion to suppress.

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Virginia Employment Commission v. Hill, et al.

Reversing the trial judge's order and affirming the Commissioner's finding, claimant voluntarily and without good cause left her job when she "refused to work out a notice period, after being informed of a future discharge."

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COUREMBIS v. COUREMBIS

The trial court's allocation of the assets was supported by the evidence and the law; case remanded to the trial court for an award of attorney's fees to wife.

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Dibich v. Dibich

The trial court's determination of the marital values in the several properties is supported by the evidence before it. No error in the trial court's equitable distribution award.

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Viney v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence was sufficient to prove that appellant's movement of his shorts, combined with the eye movement described by the complainants, was enough to deduce that his intent was lascivious.

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Dotson v. Dotson

The trial court properly applied the governing statute on equitable distribution to the farm property. The evidence in the record supports the court's findings on classification, donative intent and division. No error or abuse of discretion in the trial court's award.

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Jones v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence proved the Department sent appellant a letter informing him of the 1996 habitual offender adjudication. Thus the evidence was sufficient to sustain appellant's conviction of feloniously operating a motor vehicle on May 24, 1999 after being declared a habitual offender.

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Abt-Barnett v. Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department Social Services

Summarily affirmed: The record supports the trial court's finding that the department presented clear and convincing evidence satisfying the statutory requirements of Code § 16.1-283 and establishing that termination of mother's parental rights is in the child's best interest.

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Tran v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in denying appellant's motions to strike the evidence and set aside the jury verdict.

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Strong v. Hampton Department of Social Services

Summarily affirm: The record supports the trial court's finding that the best interests of the children would be served by changing the foster care plan goal to adoption.

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Webb v. Webb

The trial court erred in determining the marital share of husband's retirement account at a date other than the date of the parties' separation.

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WILLIAMS v. COMMONWEALTH

A conviction under the statute required proof only that appellant made a willfully false material statement on the registration form and did not require proof that the form apprised him such a statement would constitute election fraud.

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Lester v. COMMONWEALTH

The evidence of the confession was not inherently incredible, and as a whole was sufficient to support appellant's conviction.

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Cherry v. COMMONWEALTH

Appellant's claims are procedurally defaulted under Rule 5A:18, judgment of trial court affirmed.

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JONES v. DAVIS

The trial court erred in allowing credit for non-conforming payments in this case where no agreement as to child support existed between the parties and no petition for modification of support was pending during the period for which credits were awarded. Case is reversed and remanded with direction that a judgment be entered against father for arrearages.

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Peek v. COMMONWEALTH

The trial court did not err in finding that appellant possessed the cocaine and firearm.

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Jackson (Jerald) v. Commonwealth

An anonymous tip lacked sufficient indicia of reliability to justify an investigatory stop of a vehicle in which defendant was a passenger. Thus, the stop and subsequent search of the defendant were illegal, and the trial court erred in refusing to grant pre-trial suppression of the firearm and narcotics evidence seized. The judgment of the Court of Appeals is reversed, and the indictments are dismissed.

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O'Neill v. Windshire-Copeland Associates

In responding to a certified question of law, it is held that a personal injury plaintiff's contributory negligence in connection with a fall from an apartment balcony may be relied upon by the defendant apartment owner even where the protective railing of the balcony does not comply with municipal building code height requirements.

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Bd. of Zoning of the City of Virginia Beach v. Pennington

Under Code § 15.2-2309(2) a board of zoning appeals has no authority to grant a variance from the applicable zoning ordinance provisions unless the ordinance, as applied to the property under consideration, would, in the absence of a variance, interfere with all reasonable beneficial uses of the property, taken as a whole. Three judgments involving variance resolutions are reversed and final judgments are entered.

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MacNeal v. Town of Pulaski Bd. of Zoning Appeals

Under Code § 15.2-2309(2) a board of zoning appeals has no authority to grant a variance from the applicable zoning ordinance provisions unless the ordinance, as applied to the property under consideration, would, in the absence of a variance, interfere with all reasonable beneficial uses of the property, taken as a whole. Three judgments involving variance resolutions are reversed and final judgments are entered.

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Schwartz v. Commonwealth

The circuit court did not err in finding defendant guilty of three counts of arson where the facts showed that two vehicles and a home were destroyed by fire ignited on one of the vehicles. The judgment of the Court of Appeals confirming these convictions is affirmed.

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Milteer v. Commonwealth

The evidence was sufficient to sustain defendant's conviction under Code § 59.1-41.3 for knowing possession of illegally reproduced videocassettes for sale, and that conviction is affirmed. A charge for possessing compact discs that did not disclose their true manufacturer (a counterfeiter) is dismissed because Code § 59.1-41.4 does not independently criminalize failure to abide by its labeling requirements. A related probation revocation disposition is reversed and remanded for further proceedings.

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Dyer v. Dairyland Insurance Co.

A personal injury plaintiff's recovery for the negligence of one tortfeasor under the liability provision of a motor vehicle insurance policy did not preclude her recovery under the underinsured motorist provision of the same policy for the negligence of a joint tortfeasor. The trial court erred in ruling to the contrary on summary judgment. The judgment is reversed and final judgment is entered for the plaintiff.

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Bullard v. Alfonso

In a personal injury case, the trial court erred in excluding evidence of lost income allegedly suffered by the plaintiff, whose employer continued to pay him his regular salary during the period of his disability. The judgment is reversed and the case is remanded for a new trial limited to the issue of damages.

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Fireman's Fund Insurance Co. v. Sleigh

In a declaratory judgment proceeding, the trial court correctly concluded that an uninsured motorist's use of a car door to injure the insured was a use of the uninsured vehicle "as a vehicle" such that uninsured motorist coverage was applicable under Code § 38.2-2206 and the terms of the injured insured's own motor vehicle insurance policy. The judgment is affirmed.

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Jones v. Hill

The trial court correctly ruled that a lien may attach to the vested interest of a remainderman who takes from a life tenant having full power to dispose of the entire corpus of the estate, and that a creditor of a remainderman may enforce the lien after the death of the life tenant, when the remainderman predeceases the life tenant. The judgment is affirmed.

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Richmeade, L.P. v. City of Richmond

The trial court did not err in applying the three-year limitations period of Code § 8.01-246 to an inverse condemnation action. The judgment is affirmed.

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