CHARLESTON – As the Coronavirus pandemic continues to change daily life, one West Virginia-based law firm is working to keep its clients and others ahead of the game. Spilman Thomas & Battle has created a COVID-19 Task Force to help clients with questions today and in the future.
In the first year the West Virginia Legislature had more control over the judicial system budget, lawmakers generally approved the courts’ budget as submitted, making only a minor adjustment relating to the judges’ retirement system.
Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issued a protocol addressing concerns about the potential spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) to ensure the court system remains open and functions as normally as possible.
NEW MARTINSVILLE – A Baton Rouge, Louisiana-based construction company alleges it is owed more than half a million dollars for labor, equipment and tools it supplied for a compressor facility construction project in West Virginia.
CHARLESTON – West Virginia Supreme Court Chief Justice Tim Armstead has directed state courts to suspend all but emergency proceedings through April 10 in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Armstead filed the court order March 16. It says all civil and criminal trials and jury orientations should be postponed.