Two Virginia cases prompt this note: In one the court was concerned with alimony and a working wife (Baytop v. Baytop) the other involved a property settlement between. a husband and a working wife who had used her inheritance to purchase real estate. (Smith v. Smith).
Harry L. Snead Jr.,
Alimony, Property Division, and the Modem-Day Wife,
U. Rich. L. Rev.
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