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Homeowners Association Can’t Recover Tree Removal Cost (access required)

In a homeowners association’s suit to recover expenses for removal of a tree that fell from a common area onto a homeowner’s condominium, a Richmond Circuit Court denies recovery of $800 for removal of the tree, but awards plaintiff the ...

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Claim Survives for Tortious Interference with Expectancy (access required)

In this suit alleging breach of an operating agreement to form a musical management and production business, a Richmond Circuit Court says plaintiff has stated claims for tortious interference with a business expectancy and for rescission of the operating agreement. ...

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Attorney-In-Fact Files Valid Elective Share Claim (access required)

Although husband could not personally sign the notice of elective share of his wife’s estate, due to his incapacity, the notice, signed and acknowledged by husband’s attorney-in-fact, constitutes a valid claim under Va. Code § 64.1-13, and the Fairfax Circuit ...

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Habeas Court Says Lawyer’s Performance Not Deficient (access required)

A defendant convicted of felony murder and sentenced to 70 years in prison has failed to state claims for constitutionally deficient performance of his trial counsel under the standard of Strickland v. Washington, and the Hanover County Circuit Court grants ...

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