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Avoiding Motorcycle Accidents in Virginia

Motorcycle accidents differ from other types of auto accidents, both in their likelihood and severity. In addition, the legal ramifications of motorcycle accidents can be different than car or truck collisions. For example, Virginia’s motorcycle helmet laws can affect the legal consequences faced by riders involved in accidents. Therefore, for both safety and legal reasons, […]

  • Posted on: Jan 30 2019
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An Overview of the Virginia Probate Process

The probate process is a legal proceeding that occurs after an individual dies. During probate, the court oversees a number of functions, including the payment of debts and distribution of estate assets. Below is an overview of the probate process in Virginia. 1) Recording the will – The first step in the Virginia probate process is presenting the […]

  • Posted on: Nov 23 2018
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All About Slip and Fall Injuries in Virginia

If you’ve been injured in a slip and fall accident in Virginia, you should pursue compensation for your losses. The best way to do this is by hiring an experienced Virginia personal injury attorney. An experienced attorney will guide you through the legal process while doing his or her best to ensure that you are […]

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2018
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What to Expect at Your Virginia Personal Injury Trial

While most Virginia personal injury cases settle, a few manage to progress to trial. In addition, there are some circumstances under which a trial is preferable to a settlement. Below is an overview of what to expect at your Virginia personal injury trial. Jury selection The first step in a Virginia personal injury trial is […]

  • Posted on: Oct 29 2018
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Can I Sue for Wrongful Death?

Susan Pierce – An Experienced Personal Injury Attorney A wrongful death lawsuit is filed on behalf of a deceased individual by his or her family. A wrongful death lawsuit, in essence, allows certain surviving beneficiaries to step into the shoes of a deceased family member in order to obtain compensation for his or her death. […]

  • Posted on: Oct 12 2018
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Virginia Divorce Basics

To file for divorce in Virginia, an individual must file a complaint for divorce with the circuit court. Once a complaint has been filed, the opposing party is served with divorce papers. If the parties agree on all or most issues, then the divorce can be obtained without holding a trial. In all other cases, […]

  • Posted on: Sep 24 2018
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Children and Divorce: Things to Consider

Divorce can be difficult for everyone involved—especially children. Often, married couples get so focused on the divorce itself that their children become an afterthought. Fortunately, however, there are a number of ways to reduce the impact of divorce on children, including: 1. Mediation – Mediation allows parties to avoid the rigors and stresses of the […]

  • Posted on: Sep 24 2018
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Choosing a Virginia Divorce Attorney

Although almost everyone who chooses to get married hopes that it will last forever, many marriages, unfortunately, don’t last. In fact, approximately half of all marriages end in divorce. And for those individuals facing divorce, legal representation is imperative. Without an experienced Virginia divorce attorney on your side, it’s quite possible that you’ll end up […]

  • Posted on: Sep 18 2018
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An Overview of Wrongful Death Claims in Virginia

A wrongful death is a death caused by the wrongful act of another party. Generally speaking, the circumstances leading to the death must be of a nature that would have supported a personal injury lawsuit if the deceased individual had survived. Wrongful death lawsuits allow certain individuals defined by statute (statutory beneficiaries) to file claims […]

  • Posted on: Aug 9 2018
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All About Rear-End Collisions in Virginia

Rear-end collisions are a common type of automobile accident and can result in both temporary and permanent injuries.  As they involve multiple automobiles, making a recovery may be a challenge due to the difficulty in establishing liability. Anyone who wishes to file a claim for their rear-end collision should speak with an experienced personal injury […]

  • Posted on: Jul 31 2018
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