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Caveat Emptor: When Buying a Home, Remember Your Latin
Caveat Emptor: When Buying a Home, Remember Your Latin

Are you planning on buying a new home in Virginia? You probably know you should be careful about buying a money pit that has more serious defects than you can list on one hand. But did you know that it is your duty as the buyer to find those defects, rather than it is the ...

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  • The Power of Words

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  • Wellness Corner Interview with Leonard C. Heath, Jr., President-elect of the Virginia State Bar

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  • Are non-competes just paper tigers?

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  • Attorney Leonard C. Heath Jr. to Lead Virginia State Bar as New President

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