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Constitutional – Custody and Visitation – Fair Trial (access required)

Higgins v. Pearce (VLW No. 017-7-284, 11 pp.) (Alston, J) Appealed from Henrico County Circuit Court (Harris, J.) Va. App. Unpub. Holding:  Appellant parent challenges the trial court’s award of custody and visitation, contending that the court committed constitutional and ...

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Adoption – Preservation of Issue for Appeal – Petition to Set Aside Adoption (access required)

Castillo v. Bell (VLW No. 017-7-273, 4pp.) Record No. 0859-17-3. (Per Curiam, unpublished) Appealed from the Circuit Court of Rockbridge County (Filson, J.) Holding: Where the appellant-biological mother endorsed a final adoption order as “Seen and objected to” without further ...

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Rights Terminated for Drug Abuse, Family Violence (access required)

The Court of Appeals upholds termi­nation of a mother and father’s parental rights to two of their four young children, due to their inability to remedy issues concerning substance abuse, domestic vi­olence, inadequate shelter and parenting and supervisory skills. Mother ...

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