Compton & Duling’s Family Law Partner Maryse Allen has been elected to the Virginia State Bar Council for the 31st Judicial District for her second three year term. The Bar Council helps to govern the Virginia State Bar. We are proud of Maryse’s continued leadership in our legal community!
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A recent article in Virginia Lawyers Weekly described the Guardian ad Litem system as broken. While the system isn’t perfect, Guardians ad Litem and Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) play a critical role in our cases. A Guardian ad Litem (or GAL) is a court-appointed attorney whose job is to represent the interests of someone […]
Compton & Duling was recently featured in Prince William Living magazine, a great kick off as we celebrate our 50th anniversary year. Click to read the full article, as author Tracey Shevlin examines how our company’s core values (such as continual professional development, collaboration, work/life balance and community service) play a central role in the […]
“It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” (Insert screeching halt noise). My life is more like “The four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corn, and syrup.” Buddy the Elf ~Elf (insert applause) For years I tried to have the Southern Living decorated front door, the “White House Christmas tree ornament” only tree […]
Register for Breakfast with an Expert, Nov. 2 Featuring Jason Hickman, Compton & Duling Managing Member A well-planned Corporate Philanthropy Program is the giving that gives back. In addition to the satisfaction that comes from lifting up those around you and simply doing the right thing, there are bottom line benefits as well. When managed […]
Compton & Duling’s Tim Aiken will be teaching a continuing legal education (CLE) seminar on September 21, 2017 for the Prince William County Bar Association called Wills for Veterans. The Wills for Veterans Program is organized by the Pro Bono Committee of the Prince William County Bar Association to provide free Wills, Advance Medical Directives and […]
The Virginia Office of the Attorney General has published a Military and Veterans Legal Resource Guide this summer available at http://www.oag.state.va.us/files/Veterans_Legal_Resource_Guide_Final_PlusHeaders.pdf which is full of helpful information on laws impacting military members and their families. It covers a range of topics from employment, education, consumer and financial issues to voting, custody when deployed, divorce and […]
As of July 1st Virginia judges have the power to order a support-paying spouse to maintain an existing life insurance policy for the spouse receiving support. As reported in Virginia Lawyers Weekly, this new statute fills a gap in the law. Previously the court had authority only to order the support-paying spouse to maintain an […]
A telecom company had its $2.35 million verdict overturned by the Supreme Court of Virginia because the company was not properly registered with the State Corporation Commission (SCC) prior to the entry of the final judgment. Virginia law requires that foreign companies may file lawsuits in the Commonwealth but only after filing a certificate with the SCC […]