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Month: June 2019

What is mail fraud?

Mail fraud and other mail-related crimes are often misunderstood, but fraud is a very serious crime. It leads to people being scammed and losing money. It can also cause emotional turmoil and put people in situations where they feel stress. There is nothing funny...

Who gets the pet in an Alexandria divorce case?

Pets are like family members to many couples. During a divorce, one of the most common — and often upsetting — questions is “Who gets the pet?” Learning the pet custody laws in Alexandria, Virginia, can help you and your spouse come to an agreement that is suitable...

Should you sign a prenup before your second marriage?

If you are one of the 80% of people who remarry after their first marriage ends in divorce, you may wish to consider having a Virginia prenuptial agreement in place this time around. A well thought out and well-written prenup can not only save you the financial...

Can you go to jail for speeding?

Speeding is one of those crimes that people rarely give a second thought to because almost every driver is guilty. Even if you are always very aware of the speed limit and commit to honoring it, you may slip up on occasion. It is easy to do to go a few miles over the...

Importance of a prenup for those with money

If one or both partners of an engaged couple have significant assets or their own business, signing a prenuptial agreement is invaluable. While it may not be the most romantic thing to talk about, it helps to discuss money and assets, and it can make a divorce much...