The Hampton Circuit Court has upheld the terms of a separation agreement under which a military veteran agreed to indemnify his former spouse for any losses to her share of his gross retired pay. Judge Bonnie L. Jones found that ...Read More »
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. ...Read More »
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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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 ...Read More »
A weekend racetrack adventure that led to grievous injuries in 2011 produced a $3 million settlement this year after three separate insurance companies paid the limits of their policies. The result is a trust that will benefit a man who ...Read More »
The 17-year-old plaintiff was involved in a motor vehicle collision in which she was a restrained driver on a two-lane road. A driver traveling in the opposite direction turned in front of her, causing a collision. Plaintiff’s head hit the ...Read More »
The plaintiff, an 18-year-old woman, scheduled an appointment with her family doctor due to her symptoms of tingling in her right arm, a tongue that felt “asleep,” a headache and the inability to feel her right leg. During her appointment ...Read More »