Recent Cases

Recent cases as of: September 11, 2018

The following are links to the most recent family law cases decided by the United States Supreme Court, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit 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)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Published Opinions

Jason William King, Sr. v. King George Department of Social Services, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0164182 (August 21, 2018)

Marie Dolores Jackson v. Dennis Michael Jackson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1776174 (August 21, 2018)

Bartholomew D.S. Porter v. Eileen Porter, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1872174 (August 14, 2018)

Martha Anne Collins, f/k/a Martha Collins Leeds v. Robert George Leeds, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1770174 (May 29, 2018)

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)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Unpublished Opinions

Ben Pourbabai v. Christine Pourbabai, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1532174 (August 21, 2018)

Tamena Genell Wilson v. Fitzgerald Britton, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 2081171 (August 21, 2018)

Jennifer Suzanne Scheer v. David Clark Scheer, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1145172 (August 14, 2018)

Courtney R. Herbert v. Guy R. Joubert, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1384174 (August 14, 2018)

Tammy T. Ware v. Sudarsan Srinivasan, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1568172 (July 31, 2018)

Timothy Wayne Amos v. Mary Lou Dooley Amos, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1779173 (July 31, 2018)

Scott Anthony Oberlander v. Pamela Kaye Oberlander, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1817171 (July 31, 2018)

James David Everett, II v. Kathryn Jean Tawes, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1838171 (July 10, 2018)

Patsy Caskey Gadpaille v. Charles Key Gadpaille, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1868173 (July 10, 2018)

Clifton Antony Grant v. Toni Gail Walters, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1517174 (July 3, 2018)

Juan A. Rosado Aviles v. Kerri E. Lewis, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1780174 (July 3, 2018)