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Alexandria J&DR Court won't hear gay domestic violence (access required)

The three circuit judges in Alexandria have decided that a homosexual couple cannot use the Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court for a domestic violence dispute. Alexandria apparently is now the only jurisdiction in Northern Virginia that does not allow same-sex couples to use the J&DR system. The case had been dismissed in reliance on a 1994 opinion ...