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Month: June 2020

What are VA’s ignition interlock laws?

All states have strict laws against drunk driving. However, it is important to understand how the laws are different between states. For instance, in Virginia the law requires you to install an ignition interlock device for all offenses, even the first one. It is...

When speeding becomes reckless driving in Virginia

For drivers pulled over for speeding in Virginia, a fine and points off their license are the typical consequences. However, there are specific circumstances under which exceeding the speeding limit can result in a misdemeanor on your record. If convicted, you may...

Tips for low-conflict co-parenting after divorce

There is no cookie-cutter way for how to split and carry out parenting duties after your settlement. The main idea is to keep a strong sense of teamwork for the sake of your children. Co-parenting plans require a lot of coordination and a good amount of interactions...