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Tag Archives: Judge Bonnie L. Jones

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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Special powers: Lawyer-legislators pick judges, can stop cases with privilege (access required)

Virginia lawyers who serve in the General Assembly enjoy outsized powers and privileges in their interactions with the judges who rule on their cases. But any regulation would be impractical, many of them say. In Virginia, lawyer-legislators can have a ...

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Lenders enjoined from charging usurious interest (access required)

The court entered an order enjoining lenders, who deceived Virginia consumers through an illegal “pension sale” lending scheme and charged in excess of 12 percent interest in violation of the Virginia Consumer Protection Act, from collecting usurious interest and from further ...

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