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Adultery, “Crimes Against Nature,” and The Fifth Amendment in Virginia

As long as marriage has existed, so too has adultery. So too, have the acts known as “crimes against nature;” still generally referred to by the archaic terms “sodomy and buggery.” All are currently illegal in Virginia, pursuant to §§18.2-365 and 18.2-361 of the Virginia Code.

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Classification and Division of Stock Options and other Stock Awards in Virginia Divorce Law

Stock awards are becoming an increasingly regular addition to employee compensation, especially in the Northern Virginia area.

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Establishing In-House Separation in Virginia: A Checklist

“In-house separations” have become more prevalent as couples attempt to tightly manage their out flow of divorce-related expenses. Such separations, however, require more than one spouse merely moving into the spare bedroom.