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 […]

Alternatives to Guardianship and Conservatorship in Virginia

While the guardianship and conservatorship roles meet various important needs, and provide care and assistance to those who are otherwise unable to adequately care for themselves, appointing a guardian and/or conservator often results in the substantial loss of an individual’s rights and liberties. As such, and as provided for by statute in Virginia, the appointment […]

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 […]