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Virginia Divorce Law

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In order to get divorce in the state of Virginia, one of the partners should have been a resident of Virginia for a time period of at least 180 days prior filing the petition.

Divorce Process

  • Virginia divorce law can be applied in two ways, namely – divorce from bed & board and divorce from bond of matrimony.
  • The first type of divorce from bed and board is a kind of partial divorce,

where the spouses live away from each other; however none of them is permitted to marry anyone else.

  • A divorce from the bond of matrimony is a kind of complete divorce.

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