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Month: March 2021

3 challenging prospects in property division

A divorcing couple will likely face numerous challenges as they move through the legal process. From negotiations centering on financial matters such as child support and spousal support to negotiations that must take lifestyle changes into consideration such as...

How to financially prepare for divorce

The saying, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure," certainly applies to divorce. The more you prepare yourself ahead of time, the easier the process will be. And the less likely it will be that you will have to go back to get your divorce order amended...

What constitutes criminal family abuse in Virginia?

Those who are accused of domestic assault may have many concerns. They may wonder how these charges will affect their children and their job. These are valid concerns, which is why it is important to have a basic understanding of domestic assault laws in Virginia....

How is spousal support determined in Virginia?

If a request for spousal support has been made during your divorce, it is useful to know how that is determined and how spousal support awards are made. Spousal support is based on the consideration of variety of factors divorcing couples should be familiar with if...

Traffic stop leads to DUI and felony assault charges

In Virginia, when a person is investigated by law enforcement for a possible case of driving under the influence, it can lead to an arrest. The penalties for a DUI conviction are often harsh with the possibility of a driver’s license suspension, jail time, fines and...