Legal Question in Legal Ethics in Virginia

I found a painting. I located the artist, and she located the owner. It was stolen. He contacted me saying he'd be in touch. When will this painting become mine? Do I have any rights?

Asked on 1/10/13, 5:48 pm

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Michael E. Hendrickson Attorney & Counsellor at Law
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The owner of this painting contacted you when; last week, last month or last year?

Without knowing this crucial information, there's really no basis to even

speculate as to what rights you might acquire in the future as to this

piece of artwork which you now claim to have found.

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Answered on 1/10/13, 9:01 pm

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