A mother’s move with the parties’ daughter to Austria, in violation of a Michigan divorce decree, does not allow the Court of Appeals to apply the “fugitive disentitlement” doctrine to dismiss mother’s appeal. The 2003 Michigan divorce decree provided mother ...Read More »
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The Court of Appeals upholds termination of a mother’s and father’s parental rights to their twin daughters, who were born prematurely and suffer from failure-to-thrive syndrome. Although mother was aware of the children’s considerable needs, she repeatedly failed to appear ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals upholds dismissal of a Virginia woman’s petition for child support filed in a Virginia state court against a man who lives in France, for the 12-year-old daughter born in Virginia but fathered by the man when ...Read More »
Candidates for a Supreme Court vacancy can begin politicking in earnest now that bar groups have evaluated them and the legislative session is about to begin, according to Del. David B. Albo, the Fairfax Republican who chairs the House of ...
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Although the parties stated in open court that they had resolved personal property issues, husband conceded their discussion did not include his tool collection, which wife said had cost about $80,000 and was now worth $40,000, and the Court of ...Read More »
The Virginia Court of Appeals says a trial court retained jurisdiction to consider a defendant’s motion for reconsideration of his sentences for credit card theft and upon revocation, his earlier sentence for embezzlement, even though defendant had noted appeals for ...Read More »
Ten candidates, including four members of the Virginia Court of Appeals, have told the Virginia State Bar they are interested in filling the vacancy on the Supreme Court of Virginia that will be created by the retirement of Justice Lawrence ...
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The Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction of possession of cocaine with intent to distribute, even though he did not knowingly possession cocaine. The record contains evidence of acts, statements and conduct that show defendant had knowledge of the presence ...Read More »
A defendant who engaged in sexual touching with a female undercover officer while in his car, after discussing a price for a sexual act, can be convicted of use of a vehicle to promote prostitution, in violation of Va. Code ...Read More »
The Court of Appeals agrees with the Virginia Real Estate Board that a trial court erred in finding that the board violated a licensed real estate agent’s due process rights when it failed to provide her proper notice under the ...Read More »