June 2018: David Dickieson Defeats Claims for Constructive Trust and Resulting Trust Under Virginia Law

Schertler & Onorato partner David Dickieson obtained a voluntary dismissal of all claims against a homeowner in Alexandria, Virginia, by a plaintiff seeking to impose a “constructive trust” and/or a “resulting trust” on the client’s property under Virginia’s law of trusts.  Through a Motion to Dismiss/Demurrer filed in Alexandria Circuit Court that carefully analyzed trust requirements in Virginia, Mr. Dickieson defeated the plaintiff’s effort to use equitable trust claims to assert an ownership in our client’s property