Tag Archives: Fauquier County Circuit Court

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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Remaining policy limits paid for thoracic disc damage – $481,601 Settlement (access required)

Plaintiff underwent back surgery for a herniated thoracic disc 18 months after a car accident. There were no complaints of thoracic back pain until approximately two months after the accident, so the defense argued causation and the offer prior to ...

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