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Retirement Contribution Was Income (access required)

A husband’s voluntary contributions to his retirement plan must be included in gross income when determining spousal support, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled in a case of first impression. A husband had contributed $30,000 from his gross income ...

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"Don't ask, don't tell" policy allowed to stand (access required)

WASHINGTON–The Supreme Court last week turned down a challenge by a homosexual former Navy officer to the Clinton administration’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy on gays in the military. The Court, without comment, rejected former Lt. Paul Thomasson’s argument that ...

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Don't Overlook Law Libraries (access required)

Attorneys across the commonwealth are moving into cyberspace. Armed with high-tech research arsenals, Virginia lawyers are ready for the 21st century. Or are they? This scenario leaves out a critical resource readily available which should not be forgotten–law libraries and ...

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Directory of Law Libraries (access required)

Alexandria Public Law Library 520 King St. Room L-34 Alexandria, VA 22314 Merrill Wistreich, Law Librarian (703) 838-4077 Arlington (Walter T. McCarthy) Law Library 1425 North Courthouse Road, Room 501 Arlington, VA 22201 (703) 358-7005 Janet Camillo, Law Librarian jcamilloleo.vsla.edu ...

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Production Ordered In Southside (access required)

By Paul Fletcher, Publisher & Editor-in-Chief Southside Virginia has been very, very good to plaintiffs scrapping for access to accident reports. The latest two cases in the accident report wars–one from Henry County and the other from Pittsylvania County–were both ...

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