As the Town of Warrenton was constructing a new visitor center, a 19th-century cistern was uncovered just below ground level directly in front of the center’s front door. The town decided to preserve the cistern by building a 16-inch tall ...Read More »
A Fairfax Circuit Court sets aside a confessed judgment against defendant Bud & The Boyz Construction because the required language of Virginia’s confessed judgment statute, Va. Code § 8.01-433.1, appears in the original credit agreement but does not appear in ...Read More »
Although defendant property owners may have an easement to dig a canal, current environmental regulations would not allow a canal, but a Fairfax Circuit Court says the rule of “use for all reasonable purposes” of the right-of-way would allow construction ...Read More »
A Fairfax Circuit Court says a homeowners’ association wins its suit for dues on defendant’s former home, that he accrued after he petitioned for chapter 7 bankruptcy relief but before the home was sold by foreclosure at public auction, during ...Read More »
A Fairfax Circuit Court denies wife’s request for equitable distribution of two life insurance policies purchased by husband in the early ‘70s, worth about $30,000 together, as she has not shown the policies are even partially marital property; the court ...Read More »
Remember when real estate was a different kind of story? Bidding wars. Tear-downs. Money all around. Spring 2007. A woman who wants to sell her mother’s home talks to a real estate agent, who suggests a target price of $729,000 ...Read More »
Fairfax Circuit Judge Randy Bellows today upheld the constitutionality of a Virginia statute that governs how property rights are determined in a church split, in a case that has pitted the mainline Episcopal Diocese of Virginia against 11 breakaway congregations. ...
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