Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Clarke County Circuit Court

Apr 1, 2015

Father Wins Temporary Custody

A Clarke County Circuit Court enters a pendente lite order granting primary physical custody of the parties’ three children to father, with visitation by mother, and orders father to pay $6,000 monthly on mother’s credit cards, as spousal support, $9,000 monthly in additional spousal support and $15,000 in relocation expenses. Mother secured a preliminary protective […]

May 19, 2014

Speech unleashed: Defamation claim against planning official dismissed

A local planning commissioner has immunity from a defamation suit filed by a lawyer who was seeking approval for a dog rescue operation, a Virginia circuit court says. The commissioner lived less than a mile from the proposed kennel and was critical of the proposal and the permit applicants, in comments to a local newspaper […]

May 16, 2013

College student’s cognitive struggles linked to 1999 accident – $1,700,000 Settlement

On March 15, 1999, a tractor-trailer operated by the defendant truck driver crossed over the center line of Route 340 in Clarke County, and ran nearly head-on into a Toyota Corolla driven by the plaintiff’s father.  The truck driver had not seen a car slowing in front of him to make a left turn, braked […]

May 16, 2013

Waiting to file suit aids in $1.7M settlement

Thirteen years after a serious accident, a 20-year-old college student reached a $1.7 million settlement in a suit over her mild traumatic brain injury. Seven years old at the time of the accident, the plaintiff (whose name and other identifying information remain confidential) was riding in the front seat when a truck ran nearly head-on […]

Verdicts & Settlements

See All Verdicts & Settlements

Opinion Digests

See All Digests