Blog Posts in 2011

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  • Ringing in the New Year
    Ringing in the New Year

    On a personal note, I am dedicating this post to 2011. This blog post is a personal one, and I am using it to reach out to all of my fellow Northern Virginians who may not believe that anything is ...

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  • When Can I Raise Rent as a Landlord in Virginia?
    When Can I Raise Rent as a Landlord in Virginia?

    In the commonwealth of Virginia, a landlord can raise a tenant’s rent generally after the end of their lease. For landlords subject to the Virginia Landlord and Tenants Act within the Virginia Code, ...

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  • Commonwealth's New Advance Health Care Directive Registry
    Commonwealth's New Advance Health Care Directive Registry

    In the December 2011 issue of the Virginia Lawyer, the Virginia State Bar highlighted a new Advance Health Care Directive Registry service available to all Virginians. The new electronic service gives ...

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  • The Virginia Human Rights Council Helps Fight Employment Discrimination
    The Virginia Human Rights Council Helps Fight Employment Discrimination

    As an employee in the commonwealth, you have legal rights against discriminatory conduct by your employer. The Virginia Human Rights Council is responsible for overseeing employment discrimination ...

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  • Top 5 Things to Know About Divorce and Credit Cards
    Top 5 Things to Know About Divorce and Credit Cards

    Virginia is an equitable distribution jurisdiction. This means that all marital property is subject to equitable division, which may not always mean equal division. If you and your spouse cannot agree ...

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  • How Does Unemployment Compensation Affect Disability Income?
    How Does Unemployment Compensation Affect Disability Income?

    Unemployment compensation recipients often ask me whether their unemployment compensation benefits will count as wages toward their disability earnings when applying for Social Security Disability ...

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