Tag Archives: Fauquier County Circuit Court

Driver hit woman head-on doing about 70 mph, killed her – $6,000,000 Verdict (access required)

This was a motor vehicle accident that occurred in Fauquier County. The defendant contended that he had been at Potomac Mills Mall window-shopping for hours, that he then met up with an old friend and they went to a barbecue. ...

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Charges tossed amid claims of prosecutor misconduct (access required)

After defense lawyers argued prosecutors unfairly influenced a grand jury, a Fauquier County judge dismissed seven felony charges against a former attorney accused of misappropriating client money. Prosecutors then withdrew two felony charges of making false statements on tax returns. ...

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Wife’s Partnership Interest is ED Award (access required)

Over husband’s objection, a Fauquier County Circuit Court can direct wife to satisfy an equitable distribution award by transferring to husband a 24 ½ percent interest in the family business, governed by the parties’ limited partnership agreement. Husband and wife ...

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No-Fault Divorce Despite Cruelty Claim (access required)

Although husband’s evidence from a private investigator who followed wife as she met an old high-school boyfriend was sufficient to prove adultery, husband and wife continued their relationship and wife’s later alleged cruelty did not act to “revive” the earlier ...

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Fraud alleged in sale of Shelby Cobra prototype – Defense Verdict (access required)

Shelby American Inc. is a high-performance sports car manufacturer located in Las Vegas and the maker of Shelby Cobras and Shelby Mustangs. In 2006, its president, Amy Boylan, contracted with Richard J. Martin of Fauquier County to sell him one ...

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