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Two locales to use rules on support (access required)

Spousal-support guidelines have arrived in Fredericksburg and Roanoke, after nearly a year of study and deliberation by area lawyers. The new guidelines will apply in all pendente lite hearings. For most lawyers, they are as welcome as a waiting room ...

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Supervisor liability, ADA make EEOC list (access required)

Under its new enforcement plan, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has placed a priority on three general types of cases: 1) those alleging violations of established policies that could affect a significant number of litigants, 2) cases that threaten the ...

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'96 General Assembly (access required)

A lawyer who is the target of a disciplinary complaint brought by a client cannot retaliate with a civil lawsuit, following adoption of a new law by the General Assembly. Complaints against lawyers will enjoy limited immunity under House Bill ...

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News in Brief for March 18, 1996 (access required)

VSB Disciplinary Actions The Virginia State Bar Disciplinary Board has suspended the law license of Williamsburg attorney Paul L. Wilson effective March 7. The board will hold an expedited hearing on March 22. The petition by the VSB Counsel alleged ...

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Claimants' attorneys ponder next move (access required)

Last week, claimant’s lawyers were still hoping the General Assembly would add coverage for carpal tunnel syndrome to the Workers’ Comp Act. After Stenrich was decided March 1, House Majority Leader C. Richard Cranwell, D-Roanoke County, revived an earlier bill ...

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