Recent Cases

Recent cases as of: December 5, 2017

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

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

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

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

Arthur G. Kahn v. Eileen McNicholas, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0982164 (January 31, 2017)

Virginia Court of Appeals - Unpublished Opinions

Carole R. Montgomery v. John W. Montgomery, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0014172 (December 5, 2017)

Stacey A. Wharam, f/k/a Stacey Austin v. Richard E. Austin, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 2044162 (December 5, 2017)

Colleen Beth Higgins v. Laurie John Pearce, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1965162 (November 28, 2017)

Lisa J. Yokshas & Scott L. Greaser v. Bristol City Department of Social Services, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0065173 (November 14, 2017)

Reginald Conrad Collard v. Patricia Ann Collins, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0406174 (November 14, 2017)

Zorija Castillo v. Catherine Bell, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0859173 (November 14, 2017)

James L. Robertson v. Katisha L. Robertson, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0017172 (November 7, 2017)

Thaddeus Anthony Ruane v. Cynthia Ann Ruane, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 1852162 (October 31, 2017)

Stanley Hubbard v. Cyrenne Hubbard, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0197172 (October 17, 2017)

Lisa M. Roessell v. David L. Bowles and Sherri J. Bowles, Va. Ct. of Appeals, No. 0742172 (September 19, 2017)