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Man’s witness tampering waives right to confront (access required)

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Even though a domestic violence defendant did not prevent his alleged victim from coming to court, his use of emotional manipulation to silence her was enough to allow her out-of-court statements to be used to convict him, the Virginia Court ...

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CAV: TPR affirmed for father convicted of mother’s murder (access required)

Any procedural errors in the circuit court’s proceedings to terminate a father’s parental rights were harmless, as ample evidence showed that termination would be in the children’s best interests. Background In 2013, the circuit court issued a protective order prohibiting ...

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Tuition payments deemed waste of marital assets (access required)

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A divorcing father’s unilateral decision to use a marital investment account to pay for his adult son’s master’s program was properly considered waste of the marital assets, the Court of Appeals of Virginia has ruled. A Fairfax County circuit judge ...

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CAV: Breath test “unavailable” en route to hospital (access required)

Use of a blood test to determine the defendant’s blood alcohol content without a warrant was justified under Virginia’s implied-consent law when administering a breath test would have delayed the defendant’s medical care. Background Alexandria police officer Reid Hudson pulled ...

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Admissibility of Evidence – Department of Motor Vehicles Transcript (access required)

Parker v. Commonwealth (VLW No. 017-7-236-UP, 10pp.) (Huff, C.J.) Record No. 0303-16-1. On appeal from the Circuit Court of the City of Chesapeake (Smith, J.) Holding: Where the appellant-defendant’s Department of Motor Vehicles transcript was provided to a trooper, and ...

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Sufficient Evidence – Admissibility of Evidence – Child’s Best Interest (access required)

Gay v. Virginia Beach Dep’t of Human Services (VLW No. 017-7-241-UP, 11pp.) (Huff, C.J.) Record No. 0887-17-31 Appeal from the Circuit Court of the City of Virginia Beach (Shockley, J.) Holding: Where the appellant-mother over three years failed to find ...

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