Child Support FAQs

One of the most important issues surrounding divorce or the separation of spouses concerns the support of the parties’ children. Courts in Virginia recognize both the common-law and statutory obligations that are imposed upon parents to ensure that their children are properly provided for where the parties are separated or divorced.

Custody FAQ Sheet

Of all the issues that can arise in a Family Law case, custody is one of the most emotionally difficult; no loving parent wishes to be separated from their child or to be absent from their day-to-day life. In addition, practical problems regarding visitation of children, major life decisions and financial responsibility for children make this one of the most serious issues surrounding separation and divorce.

Why Discussing a Prenuptial Agreement Should be Part of Every Couple’s Wedding Planning – And What That Discussion Should Include

We can all imagine it – a couple meets, date, fall in love, and then one day they become engaged! While excited phone calls, texts, and e-mails to family and friends, and choosing a venue, photographer, and dress are the norm, discussing a prenuptial agreement is not often part of a couple’s wedding planning. Maybe […]

Property Division and Divorce in Virginia

When a couple divorces, they often expect and are prepared to deal with the dissolution of their marital relationship. Along with this, however, a divorcing couple must also deal with the dissolution of their financial relationship, which can often be complex and rife with disputes. Settling the couple’s financial relationship (which the courts call “property […]