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Lawyer is disqualified in complex divorce case (access required)

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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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Owners enjoined from parking truck on property (access required)

After receiving notice to remove a truck from their property, defendant provided insufficient evidence that he successfully converted the truck from an impermissible commercial vehicle into a permissible recreational vehicle. As a result, an injunction will issue compelling defendant to ...

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Husband’s incarceration did not stay support obligation (access required)

An incarcerated husband remains liable for his spousal support obligation but is not in contempt of court for failing to pay as ordered in the final divorce decree. The court finds that husband’s spousal support arrearage is $489,239. Judgment is ...

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Divorce decree unaffected by California divorce order (access required)

A divorce decree entered by this court is unaffected by a California court’s divorce order that ended the marriage of plaintiff and his first spouse, even though the California order was entered after plaintiff married defendant but made nunc pro ...

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Amended safe harbor statute applies in drug case (access required)

Where defendant was charged with possessing methamphetamine after the police were called to assist with her alleged overdose, the amended version of a safe harbor statute enacted after the date of defendant’s alleged offense applies to the case. Background On ...

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‘Safe harbor’ overdose law applies retroactively (access required)

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A Frederick County circuit judge has ruled that broader protections for overdose victims in criminal court apply even when the overdose occurred before the stronger law took effect. Despite that favorable ruling this month, the same judge later ruled the ...

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