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Licenses suspended for unpaid fees to be reinstated (access required)

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Lawyers can expect questions from clients and former clients about the legislation – effective July 1 – that ends driver’s license suspensions based on unpaid court debt. The change affects more than 500,000 drivers. The state budget passed by the ...

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Colonial Downer (access required)

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Allowing a young visitor to Colonial Williamsburg to eat his homemade meal with classmates in a historic tavern might be a necessary accommodation to his special dietary needs, a panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last ...

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Veteran prosecutors face challengers bent on reform (access required)

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FAIRFAX (AP) For decades they’ve been fixtures in Northern Virginia courthouses: longtime prosecutors who made their names and earned public trust with successful convictions of serial killers and snipers. Now, though, a national reform movement emphasizing the rights of defendants ...

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Money Management: Beneficiary review (access required)

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By Sharon L. Thornton BridgeTower Media Newswires The most important gift that you can leave your heirs is a well-thought-out transition of property. Circumstances change in life. It could be divorce, death, deciding to no longer enable grown children to ...

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School sues parents, lawyer for fees in special ed case (access required)

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In a rare move, a Virginia public school system is suing a student’s parents and the parents’ attorney for an award of attorneys’ fees under the federal special education law. The Roanoke County School Board contends the parents filed a ...

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