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Attorney not in privity with client, Supreme Court says (access required)

A ruling by the Supreme Court of Virginia that lawyers are not considered in privity with their clients means a former homeowner gets a second chance to challenge a foreclosure. The court’s holding comes in a matter of first impression, with the justices choosing to follow jurisdictions that “narrowly construe privity.” The decision revives a lawsuit challenging ...