Duty Support Spouse, Parent

Doctrine of Necessaries
Spouse has Duty to Support other Spouse During Marriage, 130 VA 445, 107 SE 704 (1924) and food necessity in Virginia law.

But see,The Unnecessary Doctrine of Necessaries, http://www.jstor.org/stable/1288616Michigan Law Review, Vol. 82, No. 7 (Jun., 1984), pp. 1767-1799  Published by: The Michigan Law Review Association
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Does adult child have duty to support parent? 

This appears to be the trend in Virginia law.