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Appeal Brief Ineffective on Spousal Support (access required)

The Court of Appeals criticizes husband’s unorganized appellate brief assigning 19 errors, many redundant or procedurally defaulted, but declines to award appellate fees finding some merit in husband’s argument to impute income from social security and increased IRA income, although ...

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Ethics case centers on lawyer’s conflict check (access required)

An Eastern Shore lawyer is fighting to overturn a Virginia State Bar admonition for failing to withdraw from representing a divorcing husband after the wife divulged confidential information to his law partner. The case highlights the risk of not having a database for easy conflict checks, even for a small law office.

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Wife has ‘dramatic’ investment growth, but keeps support (access required)

A husband lost his appeal saying a divorce court should have further reduced his spousal support payments, in an opinion released by the Court of Appeals of Virginia on Oct. 16. Husband Murray Wright argued that his ex-wife Nancy Wright ...

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