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Bankruptcy filings down in Virginia, U.S.

Bankruptcy filings in Virginia dropped for calendar year 2012, with filings in the Eastern District falling by 12.7 percent and new cases down by 10.8 percent in the Western District. These figures were slightly less than the overall decline nationwide ...

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VSB Disciplinary Actions (access required)

On Dec. 14, the Virginia State Bar suspended the license to practice law of Hector I. Hernandez Sr. of Fredericksburg for 60 days for violating professional rules that govern safekeeping property, unauthorized practice of law, and misconduct. * * * ...

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Online arbitration tool launched by the AAA (access required)

The American Arbitration Association has announced the launch of what it calls the first online arbitration and mediation tool, known as ClauseBuilder. The tool – which can be found at www.clausebuilder.org – provides parties with the AAA’s standard arbitration agreement. ...

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