Following the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis and a week of protests statewide, the Old Dominion Bar Association has issued a statement urging attorneys to use their power in the legal system to support the “equal justice movement.” Founded ...Read More »
Most of Virginia entered Phase 2 of the governor’s plan to reopen the commonwealth on June 5. Though many essential workers have already been upholding grocery stores, banks and hospitals, a whole slew of Virginia’s workforce is getting ready to ...Read More »
With businesses closed, employees furloughed and sales plummeting, there will almost certainly be an increase in bankruptcy filings as a result of the pandemic. But with the recent outpouring of federal financial support, attorneys say the uptick in “COVID-caused” bankruptcy ...Read More »
Grocery stores weren’t the only businesses that were ransacked by anxious customers when the coronavirus outbreak began. Food banks across Virginia were wiped out by individuals eager to stock their pantries to avoid public interaction as the pandemic ensued. “People ...Read More »
As Virginia courthouses reopen, jurisdictions disagree on whether or not face masks will be required upon entry. The Supreme Court of Virginia issued guidance stating that court officials are expected to take “reasonable steps” to protect public health as local ...
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Virginia began reopening nonessential businesses in most parts of the state May 15, with Richmond, Northern Virginia and Accomack County excluded for at least two weeks. Though employers are preparing to rehire fired or furloughed workers, the nearly 400,000 Virginians ...Read More »