VA Code 18.2-345
Is the cohabitation law still in effect in the state of VA? If so, how would one go about enforcing it and what are the downfalls to the code?
1 Answer from Attorneys
Re: VA Code 18.2-345
Yes, the Virginia proscription on "lewd and lascivious cohabitation"
is apparently still very much a part of the Commonwealth's Criminal Code under Section 18.2-345.
However, after the U.S. Supreme Court's
decision in Lawrence ET AL v. Texas in
June of 2003, you can forget about enforcing what appears now to be a thoroughly obsolete statute in terms of its legal viability.
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