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TDR Tax Assessment Premature, Court Says (access required)

Two owners of historic “garden apartment” complexes in Arlington are not liable for taxation of their TDRs, or “transferrable development rights,” granted by the county to preserve the properties until the county also approves a “receiving site” for the TDRs; ...

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Driver’s DUI-Maiming Conviction Stands (access required)

An accident victim’s operation of his motorized wheelchair erratically and while intoxicated did not break the chain of proximate causation between the drunken and inattentive driving by defendant, and the victim’s injuries, and defendant was guilty of DUI maim­ing in ...

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Court Upholds 25-Percent Local Machinery Tax (access required)

A divided Supreme Court of Virginia upholds a commissioner of revenue’s figures for taxation of appellant refin­ery’s machinery and tools for the coun­ty’s machinery and tools tax under Va. Code § 58.2-3507(A), using a figure of 25 percent of original ...

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Fiancée Can Sue for Return of Ring (access required)

Virginia’s “heart balm” statute does not prevent a man from suing his for­mer fiancée for return of a two-carat engagement ring valued at $26,000; the Supreme Court of Virginia affirms judg­ment for plaintiff. Virginia previously recognized suits for breach of ...

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