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HB 2105 Spousal support; denial to spouse convicted of certain violations.

Introduced by: Christopher K. Peace | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Denial of spousal support to spouses convicted of certain violations. Provides that a court shall not award spousal support to a spouse if such spouse was convicted of any violation of Article 4 (Assaults and Bodily Woundings) or Article 7 (Criminal Sexual Assault) of Chapter 4 of Article 18.2 of the Code of Virginia, provided that (i) such violation was against the spouse from whom support is being sought and (ii) the conviction occurred within the five-year period immediately preceding the filing of the petition for divorce or at any time thereafter, unless the spouse seeking support proves by a preponderance of the evidence that a denial of support would be unconscionable.


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