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Children, not wife, get dad’s retirement (access required)

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A father’s retirement account will go to his two children, and not to his surviving spouse, because their right to the money vested when the father and mother divorced, the Virginia Court of Appeals said on Jan. 28. When Sandra ...

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Results are mixed when college police make arrests beyond school boundaries (access required)

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The client’s tale of woe begins with a traffic stop near a college campus. A driver had too much to drink, or an officer discovered illegal drugs. But wait, the client says. The traffic stop was made by a campus ...

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Husband said his ‘firing’ was ‘mutual’ (access required)

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A husband could not terminate spousal support payments by refashioning his firing to fit under the parties’ property settlement agreement, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled. The PSA signed by William and Elizabeth Strack in 2010 called for the ...

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Comp decision with retired commissioner is reversed (access required)

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The Court of Appeals of Virginia has overturned a workers’ compensation decision – providing another shot at benefits for a badly injured worker – because a retired workers’ comp commissioner took part in the full commission decision. The rules don’t ...

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