Tag Archives: Judge Marla Graff Decker

Subject Matter Jurisdiction – Supervised Probation – Waivable Defect (access required)

Silvious v. Commonwealth (VLW No. 017-7-230-UP, 8 pp.) (Decker, J.) Record No. 1518-16-3. Appeal from the Circuit Court of Rockingham County (Wilson, J.) Holding: Where the circuit court may have committed error in the way in which it extended the ...

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Witness Never Identified Defendant (access required)

A three-judge panel of the Court of Appeals, granted a petition for appeal for a defendant charged with robbery, attempted carjacking, and conspiracy to commit carjacking, it found that the trial court erred in denying defendant’s motion to strike all ...

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Spousal Support Added to Marital Award (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds a $12,000 monthly spousal support award to a 57-year-old stay-at-home wife, rejecting husband’s argument that wife could generate sufficient income from her equitable distribution award and did not need spousal support; wife’s awards of over ...

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