Recent Cases

Recent cases as of: May 22, 2018

The following are links to the most recent family law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court, and the appellate courts in Virginia. For a discussion of the holdings of each case, please refer to the entries to be added to the Family Law Cases section of this website.

Supreme Court of the United States

Pavan v. Smith, R-69, docket 16-992 (June 26, 2017)

Howell v. Howell, R-33, docket 15-1031 (May 15, 2017)

V.L. v. E.L., R-23, docket 15-648 (March 7, 2016)

Obergefell v. Hodges, R-73, docket 14-556 (June 26, 2015)

Hollingsworth v. Perry, R-77, docket 12-144 (June 26, 2013)

United States v. Windsor, No. R-79, docket 12-307 (June 26, 2013)

Hillman v. Maretta, R-51, docket 11-1221 (June 3, 2013)

United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit

Timothy Bostic v. George Schaefer, 141167.P, docket 14-1167 (July 28, 2014)

Virginia Supreme Court

Kellogg v. Green, Va. Supreme Court, No. 170643 (February 22, 2018)

MacDougall v. Levick, Va. Supreme Court, No. 160551 (November 2, 2017)

McGrath v. Dockendorf, Va. Supreme Court, No. 160262 (December 15, 2016)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Published Opinions

Kevin Glen Monds v. Laura Marie Monds, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1458171 (May 8, 2018)

Braulio M. Castillo v. Loudoun County Department of Family Services, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1499174 (April 3, 2018)

Nancy Marcellette Friedman v. Mona Smith & Laura Goldstein, etc., Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1225171 (March 20, 2018)

Denise Hawkins v. Darla Grese, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0841171 (February 13, 2018)

Jocelyn Lee Geouge v. Jason Barry Traylor, Dustin Griffith and Tiffany Vadella-Griffith,Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0559172 (December 27, 2017)

Janine Helen Adelman Browning v. Larry Grant Browning, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 2012163 (July 25, 2017)

Edy Canales v. Marvin Alejandro Torres Orellana, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1073164 (June 20, 2017)

Judy Kay Reaves v. James Kelly Tucker, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1546162 (June 13, 2017)

Drew Tidwell v. Jennifer Late, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1388164 (May 30, 2017)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Unpublished Opinions

William Terrelle Henderson v. Brigitta Henderson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1364172 (May 15, 2018)

Brigitta Henderson v. William Terrelle Henderson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1402172 (May 15, 2018)

Galen Jay Moret v. Karen Elizabeth Moret, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1286173 (May 8, 2018)

Marvin Robert Staley, Sr. v. Olivia Delores Bryant Staley, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1414171 (May 1, 2018)

Michael J. Hill v. Brittney M. Thomas, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1113172 (April 17, 2018)

Heidi Maikai Scalzott v. Todd Alan Scalzott, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1459174 (April 17, 2018)

Patrick McGarrity v. Emily McGarrity, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1492172 (April 10, 2018)

Philip P. Wilson v. Hana Slivka, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1044174 (April 3, 2018)

Harry Michael Moy, Jr. v. Linda Sisk Moy, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1655172 (March 27, 2018)

Brian Green v. Sharon Robertson, f/k/a Sharon Green, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0380174 (March 20, 2018)