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Tag Archives: Domestic Relations

Protective order denial was final order for appeal (access required)

Where the circuit court overruled the juvenile and domestic court’s decision not to issue appellee a protective order, the JDR court’s decision was a final order for appeal purposes. As a result, appellant’s argument that the circuit court lacked jurisdiction ...

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Complaint to enforce support agreement properly dismissed (access required)

The circuit court correctly dismissed appellant’s complaint that alleged appellee breached an agreement to pay child support. The agreement was never incorporated into the circuit court’s final divorce order and, based on appellant’s representation that the JDR court had addressed ...

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Court properly determined retroactive support awards (access required)

The trial court properly granted retroactive child support in this divorce matter. Code § 20-108.1(B) provides that support “shall be determined retroactively,” and, contrary to husband’s assertion,  the statute “contains no requirement of a pendente lite order or hearing to ...

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No jurisdictional defect in parental rights case (access required)

The circuit court erred when it determined that it lacked subject matter jurisdiction over a county social services department’s petitions for permanency planning and parental rights termination of appellee’s two children. Background After an investigation, the Culpepper County Department of ...

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