Virginia Circuit Courts

Swahn v. Hussain

In protracted litigation between townhome neighbors, the defendants/counter-plaintiffs’ losses on two issues offset their success on a third. The plaintiffs sued the defendants for public and private nuisance based on alleged operation of an illegal commercial catering business out of… Read More ›

Commonwealth v. Baxter

During an encounter that was initially consensual, police had reasonable suspicion to conduct a protective search after the defendant refused to take his hands out of his pockets, which contained an L-shaped bulge. The officers – patrolling a high-crime, high-drug, gang-associated… Read More ›

In re A.V.T.-A.

The court granted a mother’s petition to change her 7-year-old daughter’s surname to include the name of the girl’s stepfather. The daughter’s current surname is a hyphenation of her mother’s maiden name and her biological father’s surname. Her new surname… Read More ›

In re McGregor

Under § 18.2-308.2(C), “good cause shown” in the context of restoration of gun rights simply means that the risk that caused the offender to lose his or her right to bear firearms, as informed by a factored analysis of the available evidence,… Read More ›