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News in Brief for June 3, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Action The law license of Earl Randolph Burton has been revoked by the Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board, effective May 24. According to the VSB, the board found Burton violated the rules against committing a crime or other ...

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Closing by non-lawyer is UPL (access required)

A non-lawyer settlement agent who conducts a real estate closing is engaging in the unauthorized practice of law, according to a draft Virginia State Bar UPL opinion obtained by Virginia Lawyers Weekly at press time last week. The draft of ...

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Man gets profit from premarital pension (access required)

A divorce judge splitting a pension should give a husband not only his separate, premarital contribution to the pension, but also the “income earned passively” on that separate contribution, the Virginia Court of Appeals has ruled. The appellate panel reversed ...

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Creditor trips over uniform act (access required)

A creditor gets a big judgment against a debtor in federal court. Since state court enforcement procedures are easier to use than the federal mechanisms, he runs to a nearby Circuit Court and gets the judgment docketed. The clerk issues ...

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