What is considered abandonment in a marriage in VA?
Willful desertion or abandonment: desertion is a breaking off of the marriage cohabitation and the intent to desert is required. If one spouse leaves the marital home because the other has committed acts that amount to cruelty, then the spouse that leaves is not guilty of desertion.
Can I name the other woman in my divorce?
If the person filing for divorce (the petitioner) has done so on the basis that their spouse has committed adultery, they can name the third party involved as a ‘co-respondent’. However, this is almost never done in practice and the divorce paperwork simply refers to the third party as ‘Unnamed Man’ or ‘Unnamed Woman’.
How much does a divorce cost in VA?
The researchers who conducted this study also broke down the average cost of divorce by state. According to them, Virginia is the 8th most expensive state to divorce in, with an average cost of $Dec 2018
How much does a uncontested divorce cost in VA?
In Virginia, filing a basic uncontested divorce can cost as little as a few hundred dollars, while contested divorces can easily reach as high as $Jul 2019
How long is the divorce process in Virginia?
30 to 90 days