Purcellville, VA asked in Divorce for Virginia

Q: What are the notices required for spousal support and what do I need to include in the paper work for divorce?

It is referring to VA code 20-107.1 (H) Also why do I have to redo my plaintiff affidavit?

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James H. Wilson Jr.
James H. Wilson Jr.
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A: Virginia Code Section 20-107.1(H) sets forth the required notices for court-ordered spousal support only, while Virginia Code Section 20-60.3 sets forth the required notices for court-ordered spousal support where the parents have a mutual child support obligation. Local practices in Virginia vary, but generally the required support notices can appear either in a written separation or custody agreement incorporated into a court order, or only in the court order itself. The notices provide useful and necessary information for the collection of court-ordered support in Virginia. A court will not enter a support order without the statutory-required notices, even if the parties have agreed to zero child support paid.

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