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Judge Joel Branscom

Feb 22, 2019

GAL attacked widow in wrongful death case – $90,612 Verdict

The guardian ad litem alleged that the widow was unfaithful to her husband during the time leading up to his death and had been arrested for possession of drugs. The GAL argued she deserved nothing for sorrow, mental anguish and solace. [19-T-003] Type of action: Motion for Distribution of Wrongful Death Settlement Proceeds Injuries alleged: […]

Jan 17, 2018

Assembly returns 46 judges to the bench

Virginia legislators re-elected 46 incumbent trial court judges in the first round of judicial selection at this year’s General Assembly. One new circuit judge was among those elected Jan. 16. One sitting judge was left off the list without explanation. Botetourt County Commonwealth’s Attorney Joel Branscom was elected to the circuit bench, succeeding retired Judge […]

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