When Does an Uncontested Divorce Become Contested?
- posted: Dec. 30, 2023
In Virginia, most divorces are granted based on no-fault grounds. The only requirements are that the spouses have been physically separated for at least six months — or at least Read More
How Can a Child’s Preference Influence a Custody Determination?
- posted: Oct. 30, 2023
When divorcing parents contest custody over their children, Virginia law requires the judge to decide the matter based on what is deemed to be in the children’s best interests. In Read More
How Adultery Can Affect Property Issues in a Virginia Divorce
- posted: Aug. 30, 2023
Most divorces in Virginia are granted on no-fault grounds, which means the spouses either have lived apart for at least a year or, if they have no minor children, for Read More
Divorce Agreements Can’t Put Romantic Restrictions on Parents
- posted: Dec. 25, 2022
Divorce courts generally favor settlement agreements. The courts presume that each party is capable of negotiating a fair resolution of financial matters, such as division of property and payment of Read More
Special Rules for Property Division in Military Divorce
- posted: Oct. 25, 2022
Members of the military and their families commit to a life of uncertainty, often including moves around the country and the world to meet the needs of our nation. In Read More
What Virginia Statutes Apply to Grandparents’ Custody and Visitation?
- posted: Dec. 29, 2014
How Virginia Courts rule on grandparent’s rights varies from case to case, depending on the individual circumstances involved. It is understandable that grandparents who form close bonds with grandchildren want Read More
What Happens with GI Bill Benefits in a Military Divorce?
- posted: Dec. 29, 2014
Military service members often put their own lives in danger to serve their country. Yet, when they leave the military and enter civilian service, the adjustment is significant. The GI Read More
Grandparents’ Rights To Raise Grandchildren In Virginia
- posted: Dec. 12, 2014
Unfortunately, divorce can be very unpleasant for all concerned, and sometimes child custody becomes a contentious issue. In some situations, grandparents may feel the need to request formal visitation rights, Read More
What are the Advantages and Disadvantages of a Separation Agreement?
- posted: Oct. 29, 2014
A Virginia Beach separation agreements attorney can help you review your marital situation and determine whether to work out a separation agreement or even use separation as grounds for divorce Read More
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