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What Happens if Parents Do Not Agree on an Important Medical Decision for their Child?

If the Court determines that the parents are not able to make a joint decision that the Court believes is in the best interest of the child after weighing the factors, the Court will  likely order sole legal custody to one parent to make the decision or give the parent that the Court determines is...
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Can I Move or Relocate out of Virginia with My Child? 

By Melannie Dino Now that you know that you and your partner are separating and moving towards getting divorced, you may want to move out of the state to be closer to family or to take a higher paying job or just simply to start fresh.  You may ask yourself; can I legally move with...
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Motor Vehicle Dealerships have Disclosure and Inspection Requirements in Virginia to Protect Consumers

By Susann Nordvik  Virginia is one of several states that requires every vehicle pass a safety inspection before being put on the road.[1]  This is particularly important in connection with used car sales, in that every year, many transactions of used vehicles take place where the vehicle is either not covered by a manufacturer’s warranty,...
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A Decisive Business Advantage for Virginia Business Owners—the LLC

By Susann Nordvik Entrepreneurship has long been a coveted aspect of the American Dream, and since the nation’s inception, business has developed many forms.  Originally all business was in the form of sole proprietorships, out of which grew general partnerships, limited partnerships, and chartered corporations, each business form carrying its own benefits and drawbacks. During...
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The Virginia Consumer Protection Act Protects Against Home Renovation Contractors and Auto Vehicle Dealers

By Susann Nordvik  One of the sharpest arrows in the quiver of a consumer attorney, and therefore, her clients, is the Virginia Consumer Protection Act (the “VCPA”).  However, aside from the protections afforded by the VCPA, there are lesser-known statutory provisions that either establish a private right of action under the VCPA, or indicate that...
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How Does the Virginia Eviction Moratorium Impact Landlords and Tenants?

Virginia has enacted new laws related to evictions for non-payment of rent that went into effect beginning in July 2020 or later.
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Steven Krieger and guests (lawyers and non-lawyers) will periodically post about topics relevant to his firm and practice areas. Your comments and feedback are always welcome. 

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