The Supreme Court of Virginia has let stand an award of attorney’s fees to a condominium unit owners’ association in a suit filed by an owner who wanted compensation for property damage from a shower leak in her condo. Last year, an Alexandria Circuit Court awarded the association $65,375 in attorney’s fees in Kuehn v. [...]
Category Archive for 'Appeals Dismissed'
The Supreme Court of Virginia has upheld an award of attorneys’ fees and costs that was larger than the amount the property owner recovered in her inverse condemnation case. The court entered an order last week that there was no reversible error in City of Newport News v. Yoder, Record No. 110036. The contentiousness of [...]
Writ panels of the Supreme Court of Virginia are within their authority to cloak their identities, according to an opinion from Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli. Cuccinelli responded to an inquiry from Del. James Shuler, D-Blacksburg, who related the frustration of a curious litigant. The litigant received the typical order denying an appeal, signed on behalf [...]
What do you do on appeal after your criminal trial has been converted to a civil proceeding? The Supreme Court of Virginia left that question open today in an unpublished order dismissing an appeal because the assignment of error challenged a holding in a criminal aspect of the case, Martinez v. Commonwealth, Record No. 092111. [...]