Law

Amid family’s dirty laundry, law firms clean up

A family feud about an hour west of Richmond concluded last week with a large settlement for one side of the clan, and the three-year legal battle turned out to be a boon for the local legal scene.

Financial manager pleads guilty to fraud

A Richmond finance manager pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to defrauding his rock star client, but the question of exactly how much money was misappropriated remains open.

Financial manager charged with wire fraud

A Richmond businessman is facing federal criminal charges in Charlottesville after mishandling the finances of his celebrity client.

Dismissed case is back on the docket

A fight between one of Richmond’s oldest financial firms and a rural county near Charlottesville is headed back to court.

Charges against developer stem from 1 week

The eight charges against Billy G. Jefferson Jr., which carry a minimum sentence of two years each, are based on alleged events that occurred during one week this year.

Developer’s arrest ‘comes as no surprise’

The Virginia Department of Historic Resources tipped off law enforcement to irregularities in Billy G. Jefferson’s tax credit filings amid “some of the same concerns … that we had with Justin [French].”