40th Annual Recent Developments in the Law: News from the Courts and General Assembly Seminar Materials - SALE!

Publication Date: June 2014
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Topics Covered:

  • Recent Developments in the Laws of Ethics and Professional Regulation
  • Recent Developments in Creditors' and Debtors' Rights
  • Recent Developments in Commercial Law
  • Recent Developments in Intellectual Property Law
  • Recent Developments in Virginia Taxation
  • Recent Developments in Estate Planning and Administration
  • Recent Developments in Family Law
  • Recent Developments in Real Estate Law
  • Recent Developments in Criminal Law and Procedure
  • Recent Developments in Civil Litigation

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW ETHICS
Edward L. Davis

I. NEGLECT, INATTENTION, FAILURE TO COMMUNICATE,
LACK OF COMPETENCE

II. IN ADDITION…SAFEKEEPING CLIENT PROPERTY

III. RECIPROCAL DISCIPLINARY ACTION

IV. IMMIGRATION, DISCIPLINE OF NON-VIRGINIA ATTORNEY

V. UNAUTHORIZED PRACTICE OF LAW

VI. CANDOR TOWARD THE TRIBUNAL, FRAUD ON THE COURT

VII. FAILURE TO COOPERATE WITH THE BAR, OBSTRUCTION
OF A BAR INVESTIGATION

VIII. SPEAKING DISPARAGINGLY ABOUT JUDGES

IX. MISAPPROPRIATION, EMBEZZLEMENT, CRIMINAL
CONDUCT

ETHICS UPDATE 2014: HOT TOPICS IN LEGAL EHTICS
James M. McCauley

I. LAWYERS CHANGING FIRMS—PROPOSED RULE 5.8

II. IMPUTATION OF CONFLICTS—PROPOSED AMENDMENT
TO RULE 1.10

III. NEWLY ADOPTED AMENDMENTS TO THE ADVERTISING
RULES

IV. LEO 1870—COMMUNICATIONS WITH REPRESENTED
PARTIES IN PROCEEDING INVOLVING A CHILD FOR
WHOM A GAL HAS BEEN APPOINTED

V. LEO 1873—CONTINUED USE OF FORMER LAW FIRM NAME
IN URL AFTER FIRM NAME HAS CHANGED

VI. LEO 1874—“GHOSTWRITING” PLEADINGS FOR PRO SE
LITIGANTS—DRAFT OPINION ISSUED FOR PUBLIC
COMMENT

VII. THE “OF COUNSEL” RELATIONSHIP—LEO 1866 REVISITED

VIII. ABA MODEL RULES AMENDED—ETHICS 20/20 COMMISSION
PROPOSAL TO AMEND MR 1.1 (COMPETENCE) AND MR 1.6
(CONFIDENTIALITY)

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CREDITORS’ AND DEBTORS’ RIGHTS
Tyler P. Brown

I. CODE OF VIRGINIA REVISIONS (EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2014)
    A. §6.2-412. Loans Secured by Real Estate; Flood Insurance
    B. §6.2-2107.1 and 6.2-2108. Check Cashers; Records; Civil
    Penalties
    C. §8.01-28. Action upon Contract or Note; Continuance for
    Defects in Affidavit
    D. §8.01-126. Summons for Unlawful Detainer; Amendment of
    Amount Due
    E. §8.01-221.2. Rescission; Undue Influence; Attorney Fees
    F. §8.01-454. Release of Paid Judgments by Creditor; Fines
    G. §8.01-465-465.13:1 through 11 and §8.01-465.23. Uniform
    Enforcement of Foreign-Country Money Judgments
    Recognition Act
    H. §8.01-589. General Receivers; Reimbursement of Expenses
    I. §18.2-118. Fraudulent Conversion or Removal of Leased
    Personal Property; Restitution
    J. §43-34 and §46.2-644.03. Enforcement of Certain Liens
    K. §55-58 through 55.58.3. Form of Deeds of Trust
    L. §55-109.2. Correcting Errors in Deeds of Trust
    M. §58.1-3975. Non-Judicial Sale of Minimal Size Parcels for Tax
    Delinquencies
    N. §59.1-444.3. Protection of Credit Information; Security
    Freezes

II. SELECTED DECISIONS ON CREDITORS’ RIGHTS

III. SELECTED DECISIONS ON BANKRUPTCY LAW

COMMERCIAL LAW
Edward B. Lowry
David W. Thomas


I. CHANGES IN THE LAW

II. NOTABLE CASES
    A. Contract – attorney fees
    B. Defamation
    C. Expert witnesses
    D. Citizenship test for a trust
    E. Business torts
    F. Arbitration
    G. Arbitration – finra
    H. Economic loss rule
    I. Employment (non-competition clause)
    J. Derivative action – written demand requirement
    K. Local government

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
Stephen E. Noona

I. INTRODUCTION

II. THE FOUR BASIC FOOD GROUPS OF IP LAW

III. RECENT UPDATES

IV. FINAL THOUGHTS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VIRGINIA: TAXATION LAW
J. Christian Tennant

TOP ISSUES IN VIRGINIA TAXATION

I. CORPORATE INCOME TAX

II. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX

III. BUSINESS, PROFESSIONAL, AND OCCUPATIONAL
LICENSE TAX

IV. MACHINERY AND TOOLS TAX

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VIRGINIA TAXATION

I. CORPORATE INCOME TAX
    A. 2014 Legislation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

II. INDIVIDUAL INCOME TAX
    A. 2014 Legislation
    B. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    C. Opinions of the Attorney General

III. RETAIL SALES AND USE TAX
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

IV. PROPERTY (AD VALOREM) TAXES
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

V. PROCEDURAL
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

VI. BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

VII. TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY AND MACHINERY
AND TOOLS TAXES
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

VIII. MISCELLANEOUS TAXES
    A. 2014 Litigation
    B. Recent Court Decisions
    C. Recent Virginia Tax Commissioner Rulings
    D. Opinions of the Attorney General

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE LAW: ESTATE PLANNING AND
ADMINISTRATION

Kristen F. Hager

I. SUPREME COURT DECISIONS
    A. Doctrine of Charitable Immunity
    B. Presumption of Undue Influence
    C. Inheritance Right of Half-Blood Collateral
    D. Contract to Make a Will
    
II. LEGISLATION ENACTED
    A. Defenses Available to Trust Directors
    B. Increases in Outdated Statutory Sums
    C. Disposition of Dead Bodies
    D. Disposition of Dead Bodies Redux
    E. Revocation or Release of Powers
    F. Qualification Without Surety: Clerk’s Discretion
    G. Qualification of Wrongful Death Administrator
    H. Real Estate Taxes of Elderly and Handicapped
    I. Real Estate Taxes of Soldiers’ Surviving Spouses
    J. Recordation of Instruments
    K. Recordation of Health Care Directives
    L. Evaluation Reports in Adult Guardianships
    M. Court Orders re: Capacity
    N. Security Freeze for Minor or Incapacitated Consumers
    O. “Deconforming” Virginia Income Tax
    P. Trust Decanting

III. LEGISLATION PROPOSAL: AUGMENTED ESTATE
REVISIONS
    A. Background
    B. Current Status of Statute
    C. Current Procedure
    D. Opportunity for Input

FAMILY LAW
Sharon K. Lieblich

I. FIESTA DE QUINCEAÑERA

II. FROM THE LEGISLATURE
    A. Marriage, Divorce, And Annulment
    B. Child Support
    C. Custody and Visitation
    D. Equitable Distribution
    E. Miscellaneous

III. COURT RULES

IV. THE COURTS
    A. Marriage, Divorce, and Annulment
    B. Spousal Support
    C. Child Support
    D. Custody and Visitation
    E. Equitable Distribution and Agreements
    F. Parental Rights and Child Abuse
    G. Jurisdiction and Procedure
    H. Attorney Fees
    I. Miscellaneous Cases

SELECTED REAL ESTATE LEGISLATION
Lucia Anna Trigiani

SELECTED REAL ESTATE LEGISLATION

BANKING AND FINANCE

BUSINESS ENTITIES

CEMETARIES

CHARITABLE, CIVIV AND VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATIONS

CIVIL REMEDIES AND PROCEDURE

COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

CONDEMNATION AND EMINENT DOMAIN

CONSERVATION AND ENVIRONMENT

CONTRACTS

DEEDS AND DEEDS OF TRUSTS

HOUSING DEVELOPMENT

INSURANCE

LANDLORD AND TENANT

LAND RECORDS AND COURT RECORDS

MECHANICS’ AND OTHER LIENS

MISCELLANEOUS

NOTARIES

PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

REAL ESTATE SETTLEMENTS

TAXATION

TRUSTS AND ESTATES

WATER, SEWER AND STORMWATER

ZONING AND LAND USE

CASE LAW UPATE

I. VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT CASES
    IA. H. Curtiss Martin, Et Al. v. City of Alexandria, Et Al.,
    286 Va. 2013)
    A. H. Curtiss Martin, Et Al. v. James Garner, Et Al., 286 Va.
    76 (2013)
    B. Glasser & Glasser v. Jack Bays, Inc., 285 Va. 358
    C. Nejati v. Stageberg, 2013 Va. LEXIS 101
    D. Friends of the Rappahannock v. Caroline County, 2013 Va.
    LEXIS 101
    E. Norfolk 102, LLC v. City of Norfolk, 285 Va. 340
    F. Small v. Federal National Mortgage Association, 2013 Va.
    LEXIS 102
    G. Falls Church v. Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S., 285
    Va. 651
    H. CNX Gas Company v. Rasnake, 2014 Va. LEXIS 3
    I. Board of Supervisors v. McQueen, 2014 Va. LEXIS 3
    J. Old Dominion Boat Club v. Alexandria City Council, 286
    Va. 273

II. 4TH CIRCUIT COURT OF APPEALS CASES
    A. Ennis v. Chesapeake Appalachia, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 20119    
    B. Seney v. Rent-A-Center, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 24615

III. FEDERAL DISTRICT COURT CASES
    A. BP Products North America v. Southside Oil (E.D. Va;
    December 10, 2013)
    B. Columbia Gas Transmission v. Ott, 2013 U.S. Dist.
    LEXIS 385
    C. Adamson v. Columbia Gas Transmission, 2013 U.S. Dist.
    LEXIS 162479
    D. Aggarwal v. Sikka, 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 160422
    E. Morrison v. Wells Fargo Bank, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS
    5275
    
IV. BANKRUPTCY COURT CASES
    A. In RE: Keith’s Tree Farm, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 5182
    
V. VIRGINIA CIRCUIT COURT CASES
    A. Miller v. Grinnan, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 24
    B. City of Richmond v. Haas, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 58
    C. Iwaschenko v. Kricoria, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 22
    D. FriendCo Restaurants v. Beckner, 2013 Va. Cir.
    LEXIS 15
    E. Johnson Controls v. Norair Engineering, 2013 Va. Cir.
    LEXIS 3
    F. McCarthy v. Fennessey, 2013 Va. Cir. LEXIS 84

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN CRIMINAL LAW AND PROCEDURE
Corinna B. Lain

I. TRAFFIC OFFENSES

II. SEARCH AND SEIZURE

III. CONFESSIONS AND SELF-INCRIMINATION

IV. PRETRIAL MOTIONS

V. CHARGES AND PLEAS

VI. DOUBLE JEOPARDY

VII. SPEEDY TRIAL

VIII. RIGHT TO COUNSEL

IX. TRIAL

X. VERDICT AND SENTENCING

XI. APPEALS

SUBSTANTIVE LAW

I. GUNS AND DRUGS

II. CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON

III. PROPERTY CRIMES

IV. MISCELLANEOUS

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN VIRGINIA CIVIL LITIGATION
Arthur Schmalz

I. INTRODUCTION

II. MOST IMPORTANT DEVELOPMENTS COVERED BY THIS
OUTLINE.

III. JURISDICTION, VENUE AND SERVICE OF PROCESS

IV. CAUSES OF ACTION AND DAMAGES

V. PLEADING, PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

VI. AFFIRMATIVE DEFENSES

VII. TRIAL PROCEEDINGS AND EVIDENCE

VIII. APPELLATE PRACTICE

Authors

Edward L. Davis

James M. McCauley

Tyler P. Brown

Edward B. Lowry

David W. Thomas

Stephen E. Noona

J. Christian Tennant

Kristen F. Hager

Sharon K. Lieblich

Lucia Anna Trigiani

Corinna B. Lain

Arthur Schmalz

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