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Lawyer Sanction Reversed for Late-Filing Denial (access required)

A unanimous Supreme Court of Virginia reverses a $1,200 sanction against a plaintiff’s lawyer who declined to voluntarily extend the time in which a defendant might file an answer to plaintiff’s complaint; in refusing to extend the deadline, plaintiff’s counsel was pursuing his client’s best interest and following the client’s express direction. Plaintiff, a heating and ...

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