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Criminal – Bad Check – Rent Check (access required)

There was sufficient evidence to convict defendant of purposely writing a bad check in violation of Va. Code § 18.2-181 where defendant admitted she purposely withdrew funds from her account so that the account would contain insufficient funds when she ...

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Criminal – Rape – Paternity (access required)

Where the rape victim, who gave birth to a daughter as a result of the rape, accused one man who was released when blood tests proved he was not the father, then the victim accused defendant whose wife, the victim’s ...

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Criminal – Forgery – Prejudice (access required)

Where defendant conceded forging another’s name on a financial statement in jail with the intent to defraud, the commonwealth was not required to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that this forgery prejudiced another’s rights; and the conviction for forgery is ...

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