Written by: D. Paul Holdsworth, Esquire
It’s finally that time of year—when the sun decides to stay out a bit longer, when the weather is consistently warm, and, if you’re anything like this former competitive turned recreational cyclist, when the itch to get out on a bike gets to be almost unbearable. More ““Share the Road”: A One-Sided Plea or a Mutual Commitment?”
The past three decades have encompassed remarkable changes in Virginia’s approach to the entitlement of a surviving spouse to assets of a deceased spouse.
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Many people awoke surprised on November 9, the morning after election day, and few were so ill prepared for the result as estate planners.
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In legal terms, civil cases typically involve private disputes between persons while criminal cases involve disputes between the government and persons whose actions are considered harmful to society and subject to punishment by fines or imprisonment.
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There is a perception among the general public and some of our clientele that there are documents arising in the course of business and in estate planning that are so common and simple that they can basically come off an assembly line.
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A recent article on this website reflected on the uncertainty arising from the Supreme Court’s landmark decision invalidating the Defense of Marriage Act.
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As every sentient being in America now knows, in one of its most highly anticipated decisions, in Windsor the Supreme Court has struck down Section 3 of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) as an unconstitutional deprivation of equal protection.
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Virginia’s Motor Vehicle Warranty Enforcement Act set forth in Virginia Code § 59.1-207.9, et. seq. is also known as Virginia’s Motor Vehicle Lemon Law.
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As this article is being written, spring has just sprung and the annual rite of “talk about tax reform” has begun on Capitol Hill.
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