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Support based on ‘injustice’ reversed (access required)

The Virginia Court of Appeals has reversed, apparently for the first time, a spousal support award that was based on the “manifest injustice” exception in the Virginia Code. Virginia Code §20- 17.1(B) permits a trial judge to award spousal support where a denial would be a “manifest injus­tice,” based on the de­grees of fault and the ...