Criminal Law and Procedure

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The Risks of Using Criminal Statutes to Collect Construction Debts
Posted on 4 Sep 2015 by Vandeventer Black LLP

By John Lockard The failure to make payment on a construction contract may not only result in a claim for money damages in a civil lawsuit, but it may also result in a violation of a criminal statute. For example, Code of Virginia Section 43-13, [subscribers... Read More

Contractor's Construction Fraud Implied
Posted on 11 Jun 2014 by Vandeventer Black LLP

It is not unusual for a contractor to obtain an advance for construction work or materials. While that is done more often with residential construction, it is also done on some commercial projects or with individual subcontractors. What if they don't... Read More