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Evidence supports conviction for felony drug charges (access required)

Sufficient evidence supports appellant’s convictions for three felony drug possession charges and a misdemeanor charge of contributing to the delinquency of a child. Further, any error in admitting evidence that appellant was a sex offender was harmless. Constructive possession “To ...

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Mutual mistake of fact thwarts property sale (access required)

Where both parties to a real estate sales contract mistakenly believed defendant seller had exclusive title to property that plaintiff purchaser contracted to buy, plaintiff has no claim for specific performance, breach of contract or a quiet title/partition action. Defendants’ ...

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Parties’ military pension division agreement upheld (access required)

Where the parties agreed on a division of husband’s military pension, including indemnification provisions if husband breached his agreement not to do anything to defeat wife’s share, the court’s approval of the agreement does not run afoul of Howell v. ...

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Magistrate properly issued arrest warrant (access required)

Where a magistrate issued an arrest warrant with two triggering conditions, the magistrate did not wholly abandon his judicial role by doing so. Conditions “The subject search warrant, prepared by law enforcement and/or the Commonwealth provides two different triggering events: ...

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Attorney’s representation did not breach contract (access required)

Where plaintiff sued defendant attorney for breach of contract and malpractice allegedly arising from defendant’s representation in a drunken driving case, defendant’s demurrers to both claims are granted. Contract claim “Plaintiff first asserts a breach of contract claim alleging that ...

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