Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Home / Opinion Digests / Family Law (page 4)

Family Law

Motion to modify child support properly denied

Where father provided no admissible evidence to support his request to reduce his child support obligation, there was no error in the court’s evidentiary rulings. Mother’s motion to strike was properly granted. Documentary evidence “Father contends the court erred in ...

Read More »

State retirement system cannot designate survivor beneficiary

Where husband did not designate his wife as a survivor beneficiary on his Virginia Retirement System retirement plan despite a court order requiring him to do so, the circuit court incorrectly ordered VRS to pay survivor benefits. Under the relevant ...

Read More »

Court correctly allocated survivor benefit premiums

Where wife claimed she was not receiving the correct amount from husband’s retirement, the trial court’s order directing that husband reimburse wife for the shortage is affirmed. Background When the parties divorced, husband was vested in the Civil Service Retirement ...

Read More »