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Squatter's Rights: What It Is and What It Is Not
Squatter's Rights: What It Is and What It Is Not

“I’ve been cutting that field for years with my tractor. I probably have squatter’s rights to it.” That was said to me by a client several years ago. He was asking me about a vacant lot next to his land. He had driven his tractor over the field on a weekly basis for many ...

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Blog Posts in 2016

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    I once was in court and saw a person trying to represent himself. After losing his case, the deflated soul told the judge that he never hired a lawyer ...

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    Imagine: An employee leaves and sets up shop, using your documents, your methods, your ideas and worse yet, your customers. Maybe it is not hard to ...

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    In our law practice, we routinely meet with clients who have been seriously injured in a car accident . When we ask clients about their automobile ...

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    As a litigator, I often receive calls from people who want to contest the will of a loved one. They are often shocked to learn what the will revealed ...

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  • Attorneys Leonard C. Heath, Jr., Joseph F. Verser, and Shawn W. Overbey named 2015 Top Lawyers in Coastal Virginia Magazine

    For their remarkable success in various areas of litigation, the three were voted 2015 Top Lawyers in Coastal Virginia by Coastal Virginia Magazine. ...

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