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Tag Archives: Judge Doris Henderson Causey

Third-party mortgage payments were marital contribution

Where a church, for a period of time when the parties were separated, paid the mortgage on the marital home, the trial court properly classified the payments as a marital contribution instead of crediting them as husband’s separate contribution. Overview ...

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Evidence from warrantless apartment search suppressed

Where police entered appellant’s apartment without a warrant, evidence found during the search should have been suppressed. Police lacked probable cause or exigent circumstances to enter. Appellant’s conviction for a drug offense is vacated and the case is remanded for ...

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‘Unconscionable’: Last-minute prenup unenforceable

A prenuptial agreement signed the day before a couple’s wedding was unenforceable because the groom failed to disclose $10 million in assets, the Court of Appeals of Virginia has ruled. The groom argued that the lack of disclosure didn’t matter, ...

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