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 Virginia... Continue reading »
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.... Continue reading »
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 sam... Continue reading »
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... Continue reading »
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 reques... Continue reading »