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SCV: Attorney-in-fact not liable for wife’s withdrawal of funds (access required)

An attorney-in-fact was not liable for his wife’s improper withdrawal from an account she shared with the decedent, but he was still liable to the decedent’s estate for money damages in the amount of funds he wrongfully deposited into his ...

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Will – Interpretation of Provision (access required)

Midgett v. O’Brien (VLW No. 017-8-110, 9pp.) (Lannetti, J.) Norfolk Cir.Ct. Case No. CL17-4956. Holding: Where the plaintiff-son and defendant-daughter dispute the terms of their mother’s will regarding a provision allowing the son to purchase his sisters’ shares of a ...

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Court OKs Minority Owner’s Pay, Distributions (access required)

A family business that operated a miniature golf course in Virginia Beach and whose majority owner died, cannot recoup “excessive compensation” paid to the minority owner, decedent’s son, who operated the business, says a Virginia Beach Circuit Court. The executor ...

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Former Attorney-in-Fact Hit With Sanctions (access required)

After imposing a constructive trust against a woman’s niece and former attorney-in-fact, who allegedly used the woman’s personal funds to pay for the niece’s home improvements and personal expenses, the Alexandria U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiffs, the ...

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