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Domestic Relations – Divorce – Guardian Plaintiff – Incapacitated Husband (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds a divorce obtained by a 93-year-old incapacitated husband from his 88-year-old wife, on evidence that husband formed an intent to live separate and apart in 2006; the trial court did not err in declining to ...

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Administrative – Water Control Permit – Representational Standing – Public Comment Process (access required)

An environmental group challenging issuance of a permit granted to Tri-City Properties LLC by the Virginia State Water Control Board did not have to prove that at least one of its members participated in the public comment process in order ...

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Domestic Relations – Child Support – Emancipated Child – Limitations (access required)

A mother can enforce a child support order from 1966, the Virginia Court of Appeals said today, making the father liable for $73,629 in support for a 42-year-old child. The parties divorced in 1966, and their divorce decree required husband ...

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Appellate judges: Tying up loose ends after final decree (access required)

As Virginia’s high court delivered its new set of rules on April 30, two judges from the Virginia Court of Appeals were fleshing out appellate rules with some practical pointers for lawyers. Speaking to family law practitioners from around the ...

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Refusal to sign ‘unreasonable’ car policy does not bar unemployment benefits (access required)

A company sales director who was fired because he refused to sign his employer’s policy on the use of company cars can collect unemployment benefits. The Virginia Court of Appeals reversed a decision for the employer, saying the employee’s refusal ...

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Workers’ Comp – Total Incapacity – Crushing Injury – Pain Syndrome (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a workers’ comp award to an employee who suffered a work-related crushing injury to his right arm and who continued to have post-surgical pain in his right shoulder and an apparent reflux sympathetic dystrophy in ...

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