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A Guide To Legal Research In Virginia, Joyce Manna Janto Jan 2017

A Guide To Legal Research In Virginia, Joyce Manna Janto

Law Faculty Publications

The primary goal of this new edition of A Guide to Legal Research in Virginia is to expand coverage in several chapters and to add a new chapter covering legal ethics materials. This edition also notes changes in the URLs for many Virginia government websites. Most of these changes are likely based on changes in administrations and technological upgrades. The researcher should be aware that there is a lack of consistency among Virginia government web addresses. Changes in the operation and coverage of the major legal databases are noted where appropriate. Today, Virginia practitioners have a wide variety of resources ...


Defining The Role Of Law Guardian In New York State By Statute, Standards And Case Law, Diane Somberg Apr 2015

Defining The Role Of Law Guardian In New York State By Statute, Standards And Case Law, Diane Somberg

Touro Law Review

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Estate Planning Malpractice: Is Strict Privity Here To Stay?, Angela M. Vallario Mar 2003

Estate Planning Malpractice: Is Strict Privity Here To Stay?, Angela M. Vallario

All Faculty Scholarship

Under Maryland case law, a plaintiff in an estate planning malpractice action must be in strict privity with the attorney who drafted the will. To date, Maryland has not extended the third-party beneficiary exception to the estate planning arena.

Legatees specifically identified in a will by name or class are generally precluded from bringing a cause of action against the attorney for the attorney's alleged negligence, because in Maryland in order to recover for legal malpractice, a plaintiff must:show: "(1) the attorney's employment; (2) his neglect of a reasonable duty; and (3) loss to the client proximately ...


Right To Counsel Jan 1992

Right To Counsel

Touro Law Review

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