Law Journal

In a recent decision by the Richmond Circuit Court, the court determined that the Va. Code § 8.01-380(C) does not allow recovery of defense witness fees for a nonsuit taken by the plaintiff at trial.  What is most striking about the Richmond Circuit Court's ruling is...

In a recent Norfolk Circuit Court case the judge ruled that a lawyer's missing signature from the Complaint prevented them from taking a nonsuit, since the defective Complaint was not a "validly pending proceeding."  In this particular case, the the plaintiff's signature appeared on the...

The law firm of Chaplin & Gonet has been serving businesses and individuals by collecting on delinquent accounts for nearly twenty years.  If you or your business is looking for a Richmond Collection Attorney then give our office a call and learn how we can...

Many Virginia business owners or employees tasked with tracking delinquent accounts run into the problem of the account far past due and ask themselves "what now?"  The debt collection process in Virginia is unique and this post seeks to give a brief overview for those...

For most small business owners the main area of concern is attracting and maintaining clients or customers. Not much thought or planning is usually given to how to collect on accounts receivable that are past due. This is understandable. Most of us operate on the...

Several states who are currently in the process of enacting, or who have enacted, legislation paving the way for testing autonomous vehicles have all grappled with defining “autonomous vehicles.”  Virtually all states embarking down the path to vehicular autonomy defined autonomous vehicles in the same...