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Tips For Avoiding Weather-Related Auto Accidents

A condition known as “weather blindness” is a major cause of accidents in the United States.  Weather blindness occurs when a driver’s ability to see clearly is affected due to weather conditions. To put it simply—when drivers can’t see, accidents happen. Driving in such weather conditions puts drivers, passengers, and pedestrians at risk. In other […]

  • Posted on: Jun 25 2019
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Does Virginia Require Drivers to Carry Auto Insurance?

If you’ve ever been involved in an auto accident, you probably understand the importance of  auto insurance. Many people assume that auto insurance is required by Virginia law, however, this is not the case.  Virginia drivers are not required to carry auto insurance. However, drivers who don’t purchase auto insurance must pay an uninsured motorist […]

  • Posted on: Jun 15 2019
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What is Divorce Mediation?

Mediation is an alternative to litigation or going to Court. It provides parties with an opportunity to identify issues upon which they disagree and gives them the chance to work together to resolve them. The process During mediation, an uninterested third party facilitates communication between divorcing parties in order to reach an agreement. In some […]

  • Posted on: Apr 26 2019
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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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