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Damages properly awarded for breached agreement (access required)

Where the purchasers did not close on the sale of two commercial buildings, the trial court correctly determined the purchasers breached the sales contract after rejecting their argument that the parties voluntarily terminated the deal. Further, the trial court correctly ...

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Eviction moratorium tolled writ of eviction deadline (access required)

A writ of eviction obtained by the Virginia Housing Development Authority more than 180 days after being awarded possession of the foreclosed premises is enforceable. A federal COVID-19-related eviction moratorium tolled the 180-day statutory period. Overview Ononuju defaulted on his ...

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‘Construction vehicle’ incorrectly defined in enforcement action (access required)

Where the county zoning administrator and the Board of Zoning Appeals determined that landowners were illegally parking and storing construction vehicles on their commercially zoned properties, the ruling is reversed. The administrator and the BZA used an incorrect definition of ...

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Restrictive covenants cannot be enforced in statue removal case (access required)

The commonwealth has the authority to remove a state-owned monument from state owned property. The monument is a form of government speech. To the extent that the document conveying the property to the state and a legislative resolution accepting the ...

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