Child Custody and Visitation in Virginia: Best Interests of a Child and Factor 4

We mentioned in our prior post about the best interests of the child test and the list of ten factors that a Court must consider in determining who to award custody and visitation of a child. As we … [Read more...]

Creditors’ Rights, Chapter 11 & Claims “Covered” By Liability Insurance

When a company files a Chapter 11 petition, what are your rights as a creditor as it pertains to your ability to collect under a liability insurance policy held by the debtor? Patricia Bronte notes … [Read more...]

First Offense Theft Cases in Virginia

Starting July 1, 2020, a person charged with any misdemeanor theft or larceny related crime can have the case deferred and ultimately dismissed under Virginia law.  Prior to that, Courts had no … [Read more...]

Changes in DUI Restricted Licenses in Virginia

One of the worst parts of getting convicted of driving under the influence having your license suspended or restricted.  Historically, a DUI conviction meant a restricted license for twelve months … [Read more...]

Child Custody and Support Cases in Virginia. Where to start?

Virginia this Morning on CBS 6's Jessica Knoll had a conversation with Erika MacCormac about things to consider when involved in a child custody and support dispute. You can see the conversation … [Read more...]

Virginia DUI (DWI). Where to start?

Virginia this morning was kind enough to have our own Brandon Nexsen speak on three tips on DUI (DWI) charges.  You can view his tips here: Air date: July 27th, 2020 … [Read more...]

Ann Taylor, Lane Bryant File Chapter 11 Reorg

Impacted from COVID-19, Ann Taylor and Lane Bryant’s parent company, Ascena Retail Group (ticker: ASNA) filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in the Eastern District of Virginia in Richmond on … [Read more...]

Misclassification of Employees: New laws for Virginia businesses

This year Virginia has experienced a seismic shift to its employment law. Over the course of the next few weeks we will be posting articles which all Virginia businesses should be aware. One of the … [Read more...]

Where to start when considering Bankruptcy

Partner Chris Winslow had the opportunity to speak with Jessica Noll from Virginia this Morning on CBS 6 about bankruptcy and three tips to get your started if you are considering filing a Chapter 7 … [Read more...]

Virginia, criminal charges, and autism spectrum disorder or intellectual disability.

During the past General Assembly session, the legislature took on a number of criminal justice reforms. This included a comprehensive review of how persons with mental health diagnosis are treated in … [Read more...]