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019-6-010 – Mercer v. MacKinnon

Mercer v. MacKinnon, Record No. 180358, Feb. 21, 2019. SCV (McCullough), From Loudoun Cir. Court (Sincavage). VLW No. 019-6-010, 7 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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019-6-009 – Reyes v. Commonwealth

Reyes v. Commonwealth, Record No. 180191, Feb. 21, 2019. SCV (Mims), From Va. Court of Appeals. VLW No. 019-6-009, 7 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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019-6-008 – Commonwealth v. Hall

Commonwealth v. Hall, Record No. 180322, Feb. 21, 2019. SCV (Kelsey), From Montgomery Cir. Court (Turk). VLW No. 019-6-008, 6 pp. Full-Text Opinion

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Rescission is available remedy to wrongful foreclosure claim (access required)

Where the Virginia Housing Development Authority bought plaintiff’s home at a foreclosure sale, he has stated a rescission claim by alleging the VHDA knew or should have known of an alleged deed of trust violation when it bought the home. ...

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Response to adultery inquiries required (access required)

The plaintiff in this divorce case must respond to an interrogatory and a request for admission concerning misdemeanor acts of adultery despite invoking his right against self-incrimination. Facts The parties were married in 1996. Plaintiff sued for divorce in January ...

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Larceny conviction supported by circumstantial evidence (access required)

Circumstantial evidence and reasonable inferences, including the appellant’s shifting explanations and the fact that his driver’s permit, cellphone and the victim’s belongings were found in a stolen car, supported his larceny conviction. Background On April 9, 2016, at about 4:15 ...

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