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Monthly Archives: July 2008

Prosecutors on the spot (access required)

Prosecutors have extraordinarily broad discretion in criminal cases but none at all under Virginia Code § 58.1-3003. That law requires a commonwealth’s attorney to appeal “an order for the imposition of taxes” by a local governing body if he receives ...

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Lawyers in the News (access required)

Ted G. Yoakam has become a shareholder in the Virginia Beach law firm of McKenry, Dancigers, Dawson & Lake PC.  Yoakam will manage the medical malpractice section of the firm and continue his civil litigation and appellate practice in both ...

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Domestic Relations – PSA – Duress (access required)

Although wife had no part in drafting the property settlement agreement presented by husband, a Sussex County Circuit Court says her evidence of past treatment for depression and allegation of an unfair settlement do not indicate the agreement is void ...

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