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  • A husband who did not timely perfect an appeal of a final divorce decree cannot now challenge the court’s equitable distribution or appointment of a special commissioner to sell marital property, and the Court of Appeals affirms the trial court judgment and remands for an award of attorney’s fees on appeal to wife, including fees ...

  • An administrative assistant in a hospital emergency department wins workers’ compensation benefits for injuries she suffered when she tripped and fell over the threshold of a doorway while at work; the Court of Appeals upholds an award of medical benefits. Claimant testified that her shoe caught on a raised metal stripping in the doorway, and ...

  • A bankruptcy petition preparer hired by debtors to pursue mortgage modifications on 11 properties they owned used “repeated skeletal filings” to frustrate foreclosure attempts and falsely represented he was not paid for his services; the Roanoke U.S. Bankruptcy Court orders the petition preparer to pay penalties for violating bankruptcy statutes and bars him from preparing ...

  • The Roanoke U.S. Bankruptcy Court denies the government’s motion to reopen debtor’s closed bankruptcy case for entry of a nunc pro tunc order retroactively annulling the automatic stay based on the government’s claim that the court only ruled on one of debtors’ two claims in her complaint; reopening a case solely to allow a creditor ...

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DISCLAIMER: David A. Cardon is an attorney at the Virginia Beach office of Cardon and Goodman, P.C. who concentrates his legal practice in traffic, criminal, and personal injury law. Mr. Cardon provides the materials contained above as a public service and on an informational basis only. These materials are not intended to be a comprehensive statement of Virginia law, and are not intended to convey legal advice.

If you have a legal problem, you should consult with an attorney in your area who can investigate the particular circumstances of your situation. You can contact David Cardon, Esquire at (757) 306-9060 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .