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Kinser: Don’t tinker with Rules of Evidence (access required)

ROANOKE–Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Cynthia D. Kinser urged the General Assembly to vote thumbs-up or down on the court’s newly endorsed Rules of Evidence without any tweaking of individual rules. The court presented the rules to the Virginia Code ...

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McClanahan invested on the Supreme Court (access required)

Elizabeth A. McClanahan had a terrific 52nd birthday present: investiture as a justice of the Supreme Court of Virginia. With the main courtroom packed and a crowd watching by television in three other rooms, McClanahan took the oath of office ...

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Powell, McClanahan likely for Supreme Court

Virginia Court of Appeals Judges Cleo E. Powell and Elizabeth A. McClanahan appear to be set to move up to the Supreme Court of Virginia under an agreement between House Democrats and Senate Republicans. The General Assembly will convene Friday ...

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‘Mutual wills’ depend more on trust than law (access required)

Second marriages and “first” children are generating more issues in estate-planning practice, as couples continue to divorce and remarry before they can celebrate that golden anniversary with one spouse. One of those issues is making sure the children of each ...

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