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Tips for Defending Overweight Citations in Virginia

September 30, 2013

This is a simple guide for transport companies and drivers to follow to aid a knowledgeable attorney in defending against Overweight Citations in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Step 1: What to do before you start to move the load. Have all permits...

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Examining the Structure of How You Do Business

December 03, 2011

Most of us are the recipients of numerous sources of information pertaining to taxes and a number of newsletters cover tax topics. However, it is important to realize that tax planning is not a once in a year, do at the very end of year,...

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Estate Planning and Powers of Attorney

October 12, 2011

In our estate planning practice, we often see Powers of Attorney prepared as part of a normal estate planning package. Because the terms and conditions of a typical, well-designed power of attorney are fairly standard, there is a tendency to treat...

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Employee Covenants Not to Compete

March 23, 2011

As a general rule, covenants not to compete in employment contracts are not favored in Virginia and are always strictly construed against the employer. Does this mean that all such covenants aren’t enforceable? No. It does mean, however, that the...

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Estate Planning and Re-Titling Assets- Why It’s Important

September 30, 2008

There is one aspect of estate planning which is often neglected, but which continues to be of critical importance in order to achieve the best possible estate planning results. Once the documents have been drafted and signed it is important to...

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Premarital Agreements: Prepare at the Beginning to Save at the End

September 30, 2008

Often we receive inquiries from clients regarding premarital agreements and their validity and effect in Virginia. Previously divorced persons and persons marrying for the first time may wish to protect their property in the event of divorce, and a...

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Estate Planning and Wealth, a Perspective

September 25, 2008

A major financial institution recently commissioned a study which was designed to pinpoint individuals with investable assets of $1 million or more. The study estimated that worldwide approximately 9.5 million individuals and families fall into...

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Environmental Regulation and the Current Political Climate

September 24, 2008

What happens when you place the chief litigator for the National Association of Home Builders (“NAHB”) in the same room with the counsel for the National Resources Defense Council (“NRDC”) and National Wildlife Federation (“NWF”) with a tenuous...

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Workers’ Compensation in Virginia

September 24, 2008

At What Point Must a Growing Company Purchase and Maintain a Workers’ Compensation Insurance Policy? In Virginia, the Workers’ Compensation Act (the “Act”) is an employees exclusive remedy against his employer for injuries sustained on the job. To...

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New Home Buyers Beware!

September 30, 2005

Many new home buyers receive a written warranty on the home that is either provided by the seller directly or purchased by the seller from a new home warranty company. The written warranty issued by sellers to many new home buyers is ordinarily...

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