Bills that would keep Virginia competitive in wealth management are making their way through the General Assembly, reports the head of the Virginia Bar Association’s Wills, Trusts and Estates section. Richmond lawyer Farhad Aghdami, chair of the VBA section, noted ...Read More »
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The House Courts committee has killed a bill designed to keep evidence in district court civil cases from the eyes of circuit judges hearing the cases on appeal. House Bill 284 took aim at circuit judges inclined to prejudge a ...Read More »
A bill that would outlaw Virginia noncompete agreements is dead in the House of Delegates. House Bill 1187, introduced by Del. Patrick Hope, D-Arlington, would have banned contracts restricting former employees from engaging in any lawful profession, trade or business. ...Read More »
For our annual Trends issue this year, we have identified a dozen different issues or points of departure that we’ll be watching in the coming year. Twelve for ’12, we call it. Here’s the list: STRESS ON THE COURTS Read ...
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Without extra funding, Virginia courts will be shorthanded by at least 37 judges by the end of this year, with another 12 mandatory retirements coming in 2013, the Supreme Court of Virginia has told state legislators. The numbers are included ...Read More »
Legislation to adopt Rules of Evidence for Virginia passed the full Senate Feb. 6 and was pending in the House Courts of Justice committee at week’s end after stalling briefly in the House evidence subcommittee. The subcommittee retooled the measure ...Read More »