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You Now Have The Right to Appeal in Virginia

LitigationWhite Collar Criminal Defense By Binnall Law Group - 2022/02/15 at 10:26am

By: Taylor Sanders An appeal of right was once a privilege only afforded to all criminal and only select few civil litigants in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On January 1, 2022, however, Virginia’s law on civil appeal procedure underwent a huge change: an aggrieved party in a civil matter is now afforded an appeal of right to the Court of Appeals.  Before this year, appellate jurisdiction in Virginia was split between the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court. Appeals of right to the Court of Appeals, however, were only available in criminal matters and a very limited subset of […]

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A New Era of Privacy Law in Virginia

In The NewsLitigationPrivacy By Binnall Law Group - 2022/02/08 at 05:52pm

By: Jared Roberts On March 2, 2021, Virginia became just the second state in the United States to enact a consumer data protection act. The Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) will offer consumers in the Commonwealth greater protection over their private information.  It is a well-known business practice for companies to collect and process the personal data of others for purposes of targeted advertising based on the data, selling the data, and profiling the data. We’ve already seen large companies begin to try and counteract this practice, the prime example being Apple, which initiated a function allowing users to […]

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Why Strategies for Avoiding Litigation May Cost You More

Business and Commercial DisputesLitigation By Binnall Law Group - 2021/12/24 at 07:00am

Litigation is expensive and time-consuming. It makes sense to resolve business disputes out of court in many cases. However, sometimes, companies will go to great lengths to avoid a lawsuit, and in the process, they create costly problems. The solution in many situations is to consult a business attorney who is familiar with litigation strategies. An experienced Alexandria business litigation attorney could review the situation, advise you about how to avoid critical mistakes, and help develop a strategy aimed at achieving your objectives while keeping costs as low as possible. Beware of Communications Produced During Attempts at Dispute Resolution In […]

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Four Ways to Reduce Litigation Expenses

Litigation By Binnall Law Group - 2021/11/19 at 09:48am

Litigation is costly in terms of dollars and the demands placed on staff time and energy. Even if a business in Alexandria relies on a lawyer to handle the lawsuit, that attorney will need to work closely with someone in the industry throughout the process.  Fortunately, there are ways to reduce the expenses connected with business litigation in Alexandria. Here are a few tips to increase efficiency from an experienced Alexandria business litigation attorney. Consult a Litigation Attorney Early-On It is reasonable to expect to resolve a minor conflict such as a customer service issue without assistance from an outside […]

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