Family Law and Divorce Attorneys in Virginia
    • Can I Adopt my Stepchild?

      As a stepparent, you play a very important role in your stepchild’s life. However, your rights may not extend as far as you’d like, in which case you may consider adopting your spouse’s child to ...

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    • Are There Legal Consequences for Ending My Engagement?

      Marriage is a legally recognized relationship between individuals. Accordingly, each state has a comprehensive set of laws that govern the formation and dissolution of a marriage . So, if there are ...

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    • What Should a Proper Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?

      Divorce cases are as unique as the parties involved in them. Some cases can involve years of negotiation, while others may last no longer than five or six months. Ultimately, many divorce cases result ...

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    • The New Role of Student Loans in Divorce

      We are living in an unprecedented era of student loan debt: For the first time in history, the amount of total educational loans in the United States has risen to $1.5 trillion. With all that ...

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    • What Should a Proper Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?

      Divorce cases are as unique as the parties involved in them. Some cases can involve years of negotiation, while others may last no longer than five or six months. Ultimately, many divorce cases result ...

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    • Getting Your Visitation Schedule Ready for Summer Vacation

      Now that summer is here, many families go on vacations or travel long distances together. For divorced parents, making plans for summer sometimes means their child custody agreement or visitation ...

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    • How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

      When your marriage begins to fall apart and divorce is likely on the horizon, it is important to prepare yourself for the many challenges you will have to face. While these challenges can be ...

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    • What Should a Proper Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?

      Divorce cases are as unique as the parties involved in them. Some cases can involve years of negotiation, while others may last no longer than five or six months. Ultimately, many divorce cases result ...

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    • Can I Appeal a Child Support Order?

      In short, yes. Child support orders can be modified, though their current terms remain legally binding until changes are finalized. Even if you and your former spouse or co-parent agree on potential ...

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    • How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

      When your marriage begins to fall apart and divorce is likely on the horizon, it is important to prepare yourself for the many challenges you will have to face. While these challenges can be ...

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    • Can the Terms of My Divorce Change When I Retire?

      When the court issues its final judgment on a divorce, it typically includes orders that stay in effect for years, such as orders for spousal support, child support, and child custody. Over time, ...

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    • Are There Legal Consequences for Ending My Engagement?

      Marriage is a legally recognized relationship between individuals. Accordingly, each state has a comprehensive set of laws that govern the formation and dissolution of a marriage . So, if there are ...

      Read More
    • What Should a Proper Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?

      Divorce cases are as unique as the parties involved in them. Some cases can involve years of negotiation, while others may last no longer than five or six months. Ultimately, many divorce cases result ...

      Read More
    • How Does Spousal Immunity Work?

      In many states, including Virginia, the law protects communications between spouses in certain legal actions. In order to preserve the bonds of marriage and the importance of free communication ...

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    • What Should a Proper Marital Settlement Agreement Cover?

      Divorce cases are as unique as the parties involved in them. Some cases can involve years of negotiation, while others may last no longer than five or six months. Ultimately, many divorce cases result ...

      Read More
    • My Spouse Is Abusive, How Can I Safely File for Divorce?

      If your spouse is abusing you either physically or verbally, you need to take steps to leave them. However, we understand that it can be frightening to think about what an abusive spouse will do to ...

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    • Can the Terms of My Divorce Change When I Retire?

      When the court issues its final judgment on a divorce, it typically includes orders that stay in effect for years, such as orders for spousal support, child support, and child custody. Over time, ...

      Read More
    • How Does Spousal Immunity Work?

      In many states, including Virginia, the law protects communications between spouses in certain legal actions. In order to preserve the bonds of marriage and the importance of free communication ...

      Read More
    • Are There Legal Consequences for Ending My Engagement?

      Marriage is a legally recognized relationship between individuals. Accordingly, each state has a comprehensive set of laws that govern the formation and dissolution of a marriage . So, if there are ...

      Read More
    • How to Prepare Yourself for Divorce

      When your marriage begins to fall apart and divorce is likely on the horizon, it is important to prepare yourself for the many challenges you will have to face. While these challenges can be ...

      Read More
    • What Reasons Can a Prenup Be Voided by the Court?

      A prenuptial agreement is a marital document you make prior to getting married. This legal document details who gets what assets and why in case of divorce. In today’s culture, having a prenup in ...

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    • Common Mistakes People Make During Their Child Custody Battle

      When you are going through a difficult child custody battle, it can be easy to let yourself get caught up watching to see if your ex-spouse makes any mistakes. But what about you? Many people are ...

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    • Do Family Vacations Ultimately Lead to Divorce?

      If you are thinking that a fun family vacation over the summer or the upcoming winter might be the perfect thing to fix your marital woes, you might want to think again. Sociologists at the University ...

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    • Why Gray Divorces May Be on the Rise

      Divorce rates are on the rise throughout the United States. While many have been quick to attribute this trend to the younger generations, older couples have also been playing their part. Researchers ...

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