For years, the Supreme Court of Virginia has enforced Rule 5:25, its contemporaneous objection rule, with a rigor that has terrorized even the most careful appellants. But the Court recently handed down a gift to the folks in front of the “v” in Helms v. Manspile, 277 Va. 1, 671 S.E.2d 127 (2009), an opinion worth filing away… Continue Reading