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Va. Cir.: Wrong burial plot purchase caused by mistake, not fraud (access required)

Although the Virginia Consumer Protection Act covers interment rights, a plaintiff suing a cemetery owner failed to offer evidence of the misrepresentation needed to prove her claim. She said she asked for plots right next to her parents’ plots, but the cemetery actually sold her spaces 60 feet away. Background Plaintiff Cynthia Childers’s parents are buried in ...