Tag Archives: Virginia Court of Appeals

Sufficient evidence appellant illegally had controlled drug (access required)

After considering the totality of the evidence, the trial court correctly determined that appellant was aware of the nature and character of the controlled substance he possessed. Overview Officer Land responded to a call about appellant Swinea, who told Land ...

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Property destruction and burglary convictions affirmed (access required)

The trial court correctly denied appellant’s motion to strike the commonwealth’s evidence of burglary and destruction of property. There is sufficient evidence to affirm the court’s guilty verdicts on both charges. Background Price went to a shed on his property ...

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Husband remains liable for marital debt despite refinancing (access required)

Where the parties’ property settlement made husband liable for all marital debts, his subsequent loan default and post-marriage refinancing by both husband and wife did not make wife responsible for half of the new loan. Overview During the parties’ marriage, ...

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Judgment creditor could not compel interrogatory answers (access required)

The trial court correctly dismissed a judgment creditor’s summons to compel appellee to answer debtor’s interrogatories.  Appellee was not among the class of individuals identified in Code § 8.01-506(A) who can be compelled to answer debtor’s interrogatories. The statute does ...

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