Same-Sex Cohabitation Terminates Spousal Support

Same-Sex Cohabitation Terminates Spousal Support

The Virginia Supreme Court ruled last week in Luttrell v. Cucco that an ex-wife’s cohabitation with another woman in a relationship analogous to marriage qualifies to terminate the spousal support she received pursuant to her agreement with her ex-husband.

The decision overturned the Court of Appeals’ ruling on the case, and affirms that same-sex marriages are now legally equivalent to heterosexual marriages in Virginia.

The full opinion can be read here:  http://www.courts.state.va.us/opinions/opnscvwp/1150770.pdf

Same-Sex Cohabitation Terminates Spousal Support

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