Tag Archives: Judge Jeanette A. Irby

Name remains on sex offender list (access required)

Where petitioner seeks a writ of mandamus to compel respondent Settles, the state police superintendent, to remove petitioner’s name from Virginia’s Sex Offenders and Crimes Against Minors Registry, relief is denied because the offenses he committed require his registration. Ruling ...

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Nonparty’s motion to disqualify counsel granted (access required)

Where husband’s attorney sought to depose a nonparty witness who the attorney previously represented in a divorce matter, the court grants the witness’s motion to disqualify the attorney based on a conflict of interest. Overview In this divorce matter, husband’s ...

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Wife awarded attorney’s fee related to custody and support (access required)

Where the issue of attorney’s fees related to custody, visitation and child support were bifurcated from the underlying divorce matter, the court concludes that wife is entitled to an attorney’s fee. However, the court will apply a 30 percent reduction ...

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Lawyer is disqualified in complex divorce case (access required)


A Reston lawyer has been sidelined from representing a husband in a contentious and complicated Loudoun County divorce action because of his prior representation of a former friend of the husband. The husband accused the former friend of having an ...

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Ex-spouse cannot buy interest in marital home (access required)

The court denies defendant’s motion for a declaratory judgment allowing him to buy out his ex-wife’s interest in the former marital home. Overview The parties’ marital settlement agreement, which was incorporated into the final divorce decree on Jan. 19, 2016, ...

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No injunction against face mask executive order (access required)

Where plaintiffs challenge an executive order requiring the use of a face mask in certain settings, injunctive relief is denied because plaintiffs are “not likely to succeed on the merits of their claim.” Background Plaintiffs are a winery and, Strother, ...

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