Hastie v. Hastie
In Hastie v. Hastie, 29 Va. App. 776, 514 S.E.2d 800 (1999), the original decree awarded the wife 40% of the present value of the pension, "to-wit, . . . $ 102,496.40, payable in the amount of $ 575.04 each month until paid in full." Id. at 781, 514 S.E.2d at 803.
The modified order directed the husband to pay the monthly installments for as long as he received benefits or the wife's death.
The Court held this substantively modified "both the terms of payment and the amount of total payments" the husband was obligated to make to the wife set forth in the original decree. Id.