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Legal Information: Virginia

Virginia Custody

Laws current as of
December 19, 2019

Custody

This section includes state-specific information about custody in Virginia. In our general Custody page, we have information about custody that is not specific to any state. The page includes a section about how to try to transfer your custody case to a new state where you are living so that you can modify the custody order from your new state.