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Williams Mullen: Real Estate Legislative Update: 2011 Virginia Legislative Summary

By Lauren D. Nowlin and Jennifer D. Mullen The 2011 Regular Session of the Virginia General Assembly convened on January 12, 2011 and adjourned February 27, 2011. The Reconvened Session, which considered the Governor's amendments and/or vetoes to legislation passed by the General Assembly...

Be Sure to Keep Up with Mechanic’s Lien Changes

As those of you who read Construction Law Musings are well aware, the mechanic’s lien is near and dear to my construction lawyer’s heart. A well timed and properly filed memorandum of lien can and does often lead to payment without the need for the suit to enforce that lien. Of course the...

In Any Construction Lawsuit, Be Sure to Name the Right People

The title of this post may seem obvious. Of course you need to name the right people. “Why even write about this?” you may ask yourself. The answer to this question is that the list of all of the parties necessary to a successful lawsuit may not be so obvious. One example is the case of...