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Loudoun Getting A Divorce In Virginia

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

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.

Black v. Black

Facts:

Plaintiff husband appealed a final decree of the Circuit Court granting defendant wife a divorce on the ground of cruelty and adjudicating the issues of equitable distribution, spousal support, and attorney’s fees.

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:
  • It is not necessary in getting the testimony of the complaining spouse be corroborated on every element or essential charge stated as a ground for divorce. The corroborative testimony need not be sufficient, standing alone, to prove the alleged ground for divorce. Any other rule would deprive the testimony of the complaining spouse of any practical effect. The general rule is that where a particular fact or circumstance is vital to complainant’s case, some evidence of the same, in addition to the complainant’s own testimony, is essential. The main object of the provision of the statute requiring corroboration is to prevent collusion. Where it is apparent that there is no collusion, the corroboration needs to be only slight.
  • Va. Code Ann. § 20-91(A)(6) authorizes a divorce from the bond of matrimony on the ground of cruelty. The misconduct that will form a good ground for divorce must be very serious and such as amounts to extreme cruelty, entirely subversive of the family relations rendering the association intolerable. The long-established rule is that the cruelty that authorizes a divorce is anything that tends to bodily harm and thus renders cohabitation unsafe. Moreover, a single act of physical cruelty will constitute grounds for divorce if it is so severe and atrocious as to endanger life or it indicates an intention to do serious bodily harm. Before a spouse may obtain a divorce, he or she must prove the grounds therefor and no complaint for divorce shall be defaulted, taken for confessed, or granted upon the pleadings or upon uncorroborated testimony.

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

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.

A Sris
Sris Law Group
1-703-278-0405

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