I’m in a car accident and the other driver has no insurance. Now what?

  The majority of us have been in a car accident at least once in our lives. If you haven’t been in a collision yet, consider yourself lucky. Unfortunately, you’re also likely overdue for one. … [Read more...]

When Sweet Ain’t Sweet No More – Recovering Engagement Rings in Virginia

  In December 2016, the Supreme Court of Virginia reversed course and opened up a way for jilted fiancés to recover the engagement ring if the relationship ends before the wedding. In the … [Read more...]

Spoilation Pitfalls in Virginia Products Liability Cases

Anyone who has worked in products liability for any period of time is familiar with the pitfalls awaiting a claim tainted by spoliation.  Less common, however, is familiarity with how to handle … [Read more...]

What is a Divorce based on Constructive Desertion?

What do you do if you want to separate from your spouse and he or she won’t leave the house? A divorce filed on the fault ground of constructive desertion may be the answer. A spouse in Virginia … [Read more...]

Lynch v. Jackson a Victory for Consumer Debtors

In Lynch v. Jackson, 2017 WL 59011, the Fourth Circuit handed a victory to consumer debtors considering whether debtors can use national and local standards for the means test when their actual … [Read more...]

Time to Revisit De-Criminalizing Adultery in Virginia?

When the General Assembly convened for session on January 11th, 2017, numerous bills were put forward regarding all manner of laws. For anyone considering a divorce on adultery grounds, one bill, … [Read more...]

Restoring Rights in the Commonwealth

Restoration of rights for felons in Virginia has been in the news a lot recently.  After several months of upheaval, the process for a felon to get their civil rights restored has been … [Read more...]

Mutnick named Counsel to Courts of Justice

Winslow & McCurry is proud to announce that our attorney Steve Mutnick has been named as General Counsel to the Courts of Justice Committee for the Virginia House of Delegates.  The 2017 General … [Read more...]

‘Trustees Gone Wild’ – Thoughts on In re: Williams Allegations

In re Williams 475 B.R. 489 (2012) addresses the case of the “eve-of-bankruptcy car purchase.” In this 2012 case before Judge Mayer, the debtors purchased a new car six days before filing their … [Read more...]

The State Corporation Commission

If you have questions about a Virginia business, a great first place to start is Virginia's State Corporation Commission (known by its acronym the "SCC").  As a legal nerd, I have always found the … [Read more...]