The resolution of civil disputes by alternative dispute resolution processes (ADR) rather than by traditional judicial process has become increasingly popular in recent years in response to the rising costs and/or delays of litigation.
GFD&G brought a $900,000 lawsuit on behalf of an owner against a building contractor in Virginia for construction design and performance defects in the construction of a new commercial building, which prevented the building from being suitable for its intended use.
GFD&G represented the plaintiff who sued a business partner for fraud and breach of fiduciary duties.
The 2010 Tax Relief Act (“the Act”) was signed into law in December of 2010. Before the new law, there was no estate tax for 2010, but some beneficiaries could have faced higher taxes because there were less favorable income tax basis rules.
What’s in a name? A lot when it comes to businesses, products or services.
In slow economic times, more and more peoples’ lives and businesses are impacted by the bankruptcy proceedings of others.
As a tumultuous 2010 comes to a close, many people impacted by the recent economic downturn are pausing to reflect on the past year and plan for 2011.
Written by Virginia Lawyers Weekly
When Congress took no action regarding estate taxes in 2009 — 2010 ushered in an automatic end to estate and generation-skipping taxes for a period of one year.
Today, virtually all real estate purchasers recognize and appreciate the term “due diligence”.