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Important Opinions January – December 2018 (access required)

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The “Important Opinions” that appear each week on the front page of Virginia Lawyers Weekly are those chosen by our editors as the most likely to impact law practice or a given subject area of law. Below is a listing, ...

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Grandparents’ challenge to adoption too late (access required)

Grandparents’ objections to an order terminating a father’s parental rights and an adoption order came too late, and their motion for permission to review the adoption file was properly denied by the court for confidentiality reasons. Background The Middlesex Department ...

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Direct appeal to the court is the wrong vehicle for defendant’s claim (access required)

In dismissing a direct appeal, the court noted that because a trial judge granted the defendant the relief he requested, it was up to the Department of Juvenile Justice to comply with the judge’s order, so the defendant’s grievance was ...

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