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Domestic Relations – Jurisdiction – Virginia Residency – Tax Payments (access required)

A circuit court denies husband's motion contesting jurisdiction in this divorce action, finding that wife has sufficiently met the residence requirement under Va. Code Sect. 20-97 despite a sojourn out of state. Hiles v. Hiles, 164 Va. 131 (1935), establishes the proposition that a person may maintain her previously established residency in Virginia despite a ...