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Woman not liable for support payback (access required)


A woman does not have to repay nearly $600,000 in temporary support and attorney’s fees to the man she thought was her husband, even though a court declared their marriage void. The Court of Appeals upheld the trial court’s decision ...

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Adoption Order Bars Grandparent Visitation (access required)

A trial court’s grant of foster parents’ petition for adoption of two siblings terminates the children’s legal relationship with their biological grandparents; the Court of Appeals upholds the adoption order and termination of the grandparents’ visitation rights as in the ...

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Adoption severs visitation rights of grandparents (access required)


An adoption order severs the visitation rights of a child’s biological grandparents, the Virginia Court of Appeals has held. The court construed a 1997 legislative change that made it clear that General Assembly intended to break the connection between a ...

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