A Northern Virginia law firm is asking the Supreme Court of Virginia to order the clerk of the Fairfax County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court to process a backlog of fee vouchers for court appointed lawyers. Mike Arif and Matt ...Read More »
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General District Judge Norman deVere “Dev” Morrison retired yesterday after 24 years on the bench. Before his judicial appointment in 1985, Judge Morrison served as the Berryville town attorney and as a substitute judge. During his career, he has sat ...
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A Winchester city councilman was found guilty yesterday of assault and battery. According to The Northern Virginia Daily, the charge stemmed from an incident at Inn at Little Washington in December of 2007. During an altercation, Jeffrey B. “Jeff” Buettner allegedly struck ...Read More »
Electing three new judges in Norfolk in the next session of the General Assembly apparently won’t be a repeat of the battle to fill three circuit court vacancies there that occurred this year. Sources say the delegation has agreed on: ...Read More »
What part of de novo don’t you understand? That was the question the Virginia Court of Appeals had for Colonial Heights Circuit Judge Timothy J. Hauler. A mother appealed a juvenile and domestic relations district court’s award of custody of ...Read More »
Handed down a year ago, the decision in Ford Motor Co. v. Benitez was one of the top legal news stories in 2007. In Benitez, the Supreme Court of Virginia upheld a $2,000 sanction against a defense attorney who, after ...Read More »