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VIRGINIA’S NEW CHILD SUPPORT LAW COULD MEAN CHANGES FOR CUSTODIAL PARENTS

As most parents involved in a child support settlement know, child support determination is controlled by statute in Virginia. On July 1st, the child support laws in Virginia are set to change significantly for the first time in over a decade. These modifications will potentially affect any Virginians who currently pay or receive child support, Read More

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VIRGINIA’S FALSE CLAIMS ACT PROVIDES INCENTIVES TO REPORT STATE – LEVEL FRAUD

According to the American Bar Association, the False Claims Act is the fastest growing area of federal litigation. In 2013, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that it had recovered $3.8 billion in federal False Claims Act suits. 2014 has already produced similarly impressive settlement numbers. While False Claims Act litigation has been quickly expanding Read More

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FALSE CLAIMS ACT – EARLY ACTION PREDICTED TO RESULT IN BIG PAYOUTS FROM MEDICARE ADVANTAGE CLAIMS

When a previously unknown area of False Claim Act litigation is brought to light, early action is crucial for a whistleblower to receive the most favorable outcome. The False Claims Act contains a so-called “first-to-file” rule, which bars a later allegation of fraud if the allegation states the same essential facts or material elements of Read More

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Yoffy & Turbeville Uncover Critical Evidence in DUI Arrest Leading to Successful Defense

Attorney Tom Turbeville successfullly prevented his client from spending a mandatory ten days in jail after having been arrested for DUI. The client was initially charged under 18.2-266 and 18.2-270, DUI, with an enhanced breath alcohol level. He faced a mandatory minimum ten days in jail due to his Breath Alcohol Level of 0.21 per Read More

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Yoffy & Turbeville Obtain Favorable Ruling From Va. Supreme Court In Name Change Case

Recently, Attorney Kenny Yoffy represented a mother who was involved with a Name Change Petition filed by a father who sought to change their child’s last name to his surname. The matter had been litigated twice by the father in Circuit Court and each time the Court ruled against the father’s request for a name Read More

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Personal Injury – Defamation – Rape Charge Alleged – $5 Mil Lawsuit Filed

The Williamsburg Lawyers (TWL) along with Rich Rizk of Geddy, Harris, Franck and Hickman have filed a Five Million Dollar defamation and malicious prosecution lawsuit against a William and Mary student who claimed that she was raped by our client, another William and Mary student, after an evening of the two socializing at the College Deli and after Read More

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Personal Injury – Trucking Injury Case Settles for Just Shy of A Million Dollars

As we previously reported, the Defendants in our truck injury case were held accountable for spoliation of evidence. Sanctions imposed prohibited them from using their original expert and both faced the prospect of an adverse jury instruction against them for the spoliation. After a sizable settlement from one of the defendants, the second defendant has Read More

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Personal Injury Lawyer- Wrongful Death Case – Settlement

Last year the Williamsburg Lawyers (TWL) settled a tragic wrongful death case arising out of the use of machinery. The Defendant was a defunct Corporation. With no assets, the Corporation was judgment proof except for its commercial liability insurance coverage. It was critical to establish insurance coverage to make sure the deceased’s loved ones would Read More

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Personal Injury Lawyer- Yoffy & Turbeville – Settlement With One Defendant In Trucking Accident Case

We previously blogged about our trucking case (along with Rich Rizk of Geddy, Harris, Franck and Hickman, LLP) and the favorable spoliation decision we obtained in pre-trial motions. That decision has now helped push one of the Defendants to settle with our client for their role causing his injuries. We are headed to trial against Read More

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Custody Lawyer-Yoffy & Turbeville- Court Must State The Relevant Factors Used in Its Determination

This week the Senate and House of Delegates both signed an amendment to the child custody and visitation statute which now requires the Judge to set forth his/her findings regarding the relevant statutory factors for determining the best interest of the children. Previously, the law just required the Judge to communicate the basis of his Read More

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