Category Archives: Family Law

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Navigating Child Support Modification Requests

In Virginia, the court calculates child support based on both parents’ income at the time of the custody hearing. However, if either parent’s income changes at some point, then the court can modify the child support order to reflect that. In this article, we discuss how to navigate child support modification requests in Virginia.  Acceptable […]

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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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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