Recent Cases

Recent cases as of: February 18, 2020

The following are links to the full opinions of the most recent family law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, the Virginia Supreme Court, and the Virginia Court of Appeals. For a brief discussion of the holdings of each case, please refer to the entries to be added to the Family Law Cases section of this website.

Virginia Supreme Court

Jackson v. Jackson, Va. Supreme Court, No. 181229 (November 27, 2019)

Everett v. Tawes, Va. Supreme Court, No. 181238 (October 31, 2019)

Spear v. Omary, Va. Supreme Court, No. 180224 (April 11, 2019)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Published Opinions

Jacobs v. Wilcoxson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0906-19-2 (February 18, 2020)

Chaney v. Karabaic-Chaney, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0859-19-2 (January 14, 2020)

Wynnycky v. Kozel, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0207-19-4 (November 12, 2019)

Armstrong v. Armstrong, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0215-19-3 (November 12, 2019)

Wyatt v. Wyatt, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0364-19-2 (October 1, 2019)

Adel Elias Alwan v. Aylin Tunc Alwan, n/k/a Aylin Tunc, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1711184 (July 23, 2019)

Shaishav Shah v. Manali Shah, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1898184 (July 16, 2019)

Ryan Matzuk, s/k/a Walter Ryan Matzuk v. Christina Price and Ryan Bedell, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1635182 (June 11, 2019)

Ryan Bedell v. Christina Price and Walter Ryan Matzuk, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1687182 (June 11, 2019)

Steven Allen Starr v. Margaret Anne Starr, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1824181 (June 11, 2019)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Unpublished Opinions

Barrett v. Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Social Services, Division of Child Support Enforcement ex rel. Rhudy, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0074-19-3 (February 11, 2020)

Fritz v. Fritz, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 1624-19-3 (February 4, 2020)

Cook v. Jensen, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 1047-19-4 (February 4, 2020)

Chaudhry v. Chaudhry, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0869-19-4 (January 28, 2020)

Brown v. Cerniglia, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0330-19-4 (December 27, 2019)

Petrova v. Leach, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0596-19-4 (December 27, 2019)

Owen v. Owen, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0997-19-2 (December 17, 2019)

Hodges v. Hodges, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0718-19-2 (December 17, 2019)

Jackson v. Jackson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0594-19-2 (December 17, 2019)

Blatz v. Blatz, Va. Ct. of Appeals, Unpublished, No. 0999-19-4 (December 10, 2019)