A circuit court did not err in dismissing a litigant’s appeal of a board of zoning appeals’ decision because the litigant did not name the local governing body as a necessary party in the petition for appeal within the 30-day ...Read More »
Under the broad power of attorney a grantor gave to his daughter as successor attorney-in-fact upon the death of his wife, the daughter and her brother were authorized to create inter vivos trusts that disinherited prospective heirs of the wife ...Read More »
After his blanket felon-rights restoration order was struck down by the Supreme Court of Virginia July 22, Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s administration said it would move quickly to ensure thousands of felons hoping to cast ballots in November’s election would be ...
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A nurse at the Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit at Virginia Commonwealth University has sovereign immunity from a medical malpractice suit filed by a patient who alleges the nurse failed to properly position his head after complicated surgery to reconstruct ...Read More »
A property manager who worked at defendant real estate company for 17 years prior to her summary dismissal from her at-will employment cannot sue the company for wrongful discharge; the required “reasonable notice” under Virginia law does not include a ...Read More »
An employer in Virginia can fire you on the spot. If that wasn’t clear previously, the Supreme Court of Virginia made it clear on June 2. No advance notice is necessary, as “reasonable notice” for an at-will employee does not ...Read More »
Justice Stephen R. McCullough was invested as the 106th member of the Supreme Court of Virginia on May 23, at a ceremony featuring his family, his colleagues from the Court of Appeals and past co-workers at the Virginia Attorney General’s ...
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A trial court erred in its equitable distribution based on its characterization and classification of two properties sold by husband, who had a business “flipping” houses in addition to a salaried position with a university; the Court of Appeals also ...Read More »
A trial court erred in denying husband’s motion to reduce wife’s spousal support payments of $20,000 per month for a 12- year period, based on fluctuations in the lawyer husband’s income during the marriage and their property settlement agreement’s contemplation ...Read More »