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Divorce Lawyers In Fairfax Virginia

Va. Code Ann. § 20-91 states as follows

Grounds for divorce from bond of matrimony; contents of decree

“A. A divorce from the bond of matrimony may be decreed:

(1) For adultery; or for sodomy or buggery committed outside the marriage;…

…(6) Where either party has been guilty of cruelty, caused reasonable apprehension of bodily hurt, or willfully deserted or abandoned the other, such divorce may be decreed to the innocent party after a period of one year from the date of such act; or…

…(9) (a) On the application of either party if and when the husband and wife have lived separate and apart without any cohabitation and without interruption for one year. In any case where the parties have entered into a separation agreement and there are no minor children either born of the parties, born of either party and adopted by the other or adopted by both parties, a divorce may be decreed on application if and when the husband and wife have lived separately and apart without cohabitation and without interruption for six months….”

Below is a sample case of a fault divorce in Virginia as interpreted by a lawyer in our firm.

Divorce Lawyers In Fairfax Virginia

If you are going through a divorce in Virginia on fault grounds such as adultery cruelty desertion or about to go through a fault divorce in Virginia, contact us for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.  We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case.

Rogers v. Rogers

Facts:

Plaintiff wife challenged the decision of the Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia), which granted defendant husband a divorce on the ground of desertion and refused to award the wife alimony. The wife had sought divorce on the ground of cruelty.

If you are facing a Divorce case in Virginia, contact a SRIS Law Group lawyer for help.  You can reach us at 888-437-7747

Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 20-99 provides that no divorce may be granted on the uncorroborated testimony of the parties or either of them. Absent clear evidence of such refusal, a showing of mere cessation of intercourse is not sufficient to prove cruelty or constructive desertion.

If you are going through a divorce in Virginia on fault grounds, such as adultery, cruelty and/or desertion or about to go through a fault divorce in Virginia, contact us for help.

Divorce Lawyers In Fairfax Virginia

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Prince William Richmond Loudoun Virginia Beach Fredericksburg Lynchburg.

Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.  We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case.

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