Advice for Entrepreneurs

A common question faced in the business world is whether or not entrepreneurs are born or made.  Dr. Matthew Rutherford, an associate professor of management at Virginia Commonwealth University, takes … [Read more...]

Commonwealth Establishes Substance Abuse Recovery Support Services Grant Program

In 2012, the General Assembly established the Substance Abuse Recovery Support Services Grant Program Fund on the books of the Commonwealth treasury. This will be a valuable resource to those … [Read more...]

“Crowdfunding” and Capital – A potential lifeline for small businesses

  Cash flow – it is the eternal nemesis of many a startup.  In a recent attempt to help interject captial into small businesses, Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act … [Read more...]

Judges Must Now Communicate the Basis for their Custody Decisions

Among the many other laws going into effect July 1 is an important one regarding child custody decisions. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed legislation that compels judges to describe the basis for … [Read more...]

Local Resources for Small Businesses

Opening and operating a small business is not a task taken on lightly.  Along with the help of a licensed attorney, area small businesses should remember to check out free events in the community.  … [Read more...]

Modification of Spousal Support & Forseeability

In Virginia, a court of equity has an absolute power to grant alimony or spousal support either in a suit for divorce or for a suit for alimony alone.  Often, one party may find that the calculation … [Read more...]

Partnership of Christopher M. Winslow and Sarah L. McCurry

Chris Winslow, of the Law Offices of Christopher M. Winslow, PC and Sarah McCurry, of the Law Offices of Sarah Ludlow McCurry, PLLC are pleased to announce their partnership and the formation of a new … [Read more...]

Changes to DUI Law Arrive July 1, 2012

The Commonwealth of Virginia has gained a reputation for being tough on repeat DUI offenders.  In 2012, the Virginia General Assembly took the lead in enacting tougher consequences on first time DUI … [Read more...]

Definition of a Legal Contract

What is a contract?  In the simplest of terms, the essence of a contract is an agreement between parties.  But, to make things more complicated, an agreement alone is not necessarily a contract.  In … [Read more...]

Supreme Court Cases

As lawyers, we are often asked questions off the cuff.  One of the most asked questions we hear is how the Supreme Court decides what cases they are going to make a ruling. The Supreme Court has both … [Read more...]