Monthly Archives: April 2014
There are two changes to the protective order include granting the court authority to prevent a party from terminating insurance, registration or taxes on a motor vehicle and require the payment of these times as deemed appropriate by the court. For you pet lovers going through a protective order, the court now has authority to… Read More »
The definition of who has standing with a “legitimate interest” regarding issues of custody, visitation and support was enacted expanding the scope of such persons to include “step-grandparents.” Therefore, a step-grandparent with a legitimate interest may now Petition a court for custody, visitation, and child support.
The General Assembly has updated the Virginia Child Support Guidelines, the first update since the 1980s. The update is based on the application of current economic data and costs of living information. The other change is the $250.00 threshold amount for unreimbursed health care costs has been eliminated. The court will base the payment of… Read More »
The new bill now provides the court authority at a temporary hearing (pendente lite) to require a party to maintain an existing policy of life insurance owned by that party insuring the life of either party or to require a party to name as beneficiary the other party or an “appropriate person” for the exclusive… Read More »