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Virginia Lawyers Divorce Fairfax Cruelty Code 20-91
Virginia Lawyers Divorce Fairfax Cruelty Code 20-91

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Deborah v. Deborah

Facts:

Plaintiff wife filed an action seeking a divorce from defendant husband on the grounds of cruelty or in the alternative on the grounds of living separate and apart for more than one year. She sought to have the entire home awarded to her along with the family dog. The Circuit Court of Fairfax (Virginia) granted a divorce on the basis that the parties had lived separate and apart in excess of one year pursuant to Va. Code § 20-91.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Under Virginia law, cruelty may consist of collective acts of mistreatment, including merciless abuse and mortification not amounting to physical abuse, but rather can also be emotional or mental mistreatment. However, profanity, harsh language, rudeness or dominating or controlling behavior that does not threaten actual harm, do not amount to cruelty sufficient to constitute grounds for divorce. Furthermore, a single act of physical cruelty does not constitute grounds for divorce, unless its severity endangers life, indicates the intent to commit serious bodily harm in the future, or the precedent or attendant circumstances show that the acts are likely to be repeated.

If you are dealing with a divorce in Virginia or about to go through a divorce in Virginia, contact us for help.

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

Contact our law firm today to speak with a lawyer today about your Divorce Case.  An attorney from our firm will do his best to help you.

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

Fairfax Court House Detail:

Fairfax Circuit Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County General District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030.

Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court

4110 Chain Bridge Road,
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020.

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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