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No Pay for Expert on Interrogation (access required)

At defendant’s trial for sexually assaulting his two stepdaughters, a Fairfax Circuit Court denies defendant’s motion for funds to pay an expert to testify about psychological pressures that can be placed on a suspect during interrogation. Defendant’s motion requires the ...

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Statutory ‘Cohabitation’ Claim Survives (access required)

A Richmond Circuit Court overrules a wife’s demurrer to her husband’s suit to terminate spousal support for cohabitation under Va. Code § 20-109(A); because the parties’ agreement was entered into after the enactment of the cohabitation bar provision, husband may ...

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Tenant Has Contract Claim for Carbon Monoxide (access required)

A tenant who alleges injury from carbon monoxide exposure caused by a defective stove and furnace in her apartment leased from defendants can sue defendant landlord for breach of contract, but the Richmond Circuit Court sustains the landlord’s demurrer to ...

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