Month: January 2023

Nesting is a solution for some divorcing families

When parents divorce, both future co-parents are primarily concerned with how the divorce will affect their parental rights and the children themselves. This worry and the knowledge that divorce often has negative effects on Alexandria, Virginia, children can lead...

How do I know if my spouse is hiding assets?

If you do not handle the finances in your marriage, divorce can be a scary idea, especially if you do not work or make very little. How will you live? How will you pay for an attorney? And, another concern is whether your spouse will hide assets, especially since you...

Federal court cases are a whole different ballgame

An Alexandria resident may find themselves facing criminal charges in a Virginia state court or in a federal court within this state. The United States District Attorney’s Office prosecutes federal criminal charges related to drugs, improper financial transactions and...

How do I figure child support in a high-asset case?

To some extent, determining child support in a high-asset case works the same as it would in another case. Virginia has a set of Child Support Guidelines, whose formula the courts in this state will use to determine how much financial support each parent should...

Five ways to prepare for your post-divorce financial realities

Divorce can be an expensive endeavor. And we don’t mean that in the context of attorney or court fees, but rather in light of how the property division process typically plays out. Under Virginia law, you and your spouse will have to equitably divide marital assets,...

Take these steps after you decide to divorce  

Divorce is one of the most difficult decisions you will make. But between the time you make this decision and file, you should take these steps. Tell your spouse Before addressing all the family law issues in your divorce, it is important to plan how you will tell...