Our blog focuses on family law topics in Virginia and with national significance.
As couples begin planning for their separation, most couples want to know, who is going to be responsible for all the bills? It's no secret that the DC Metropolitan area is not cheap for any family to live. In one of the most expensive areas to live in the country, it surely is daunting to man...
With Valentine's Day right around the corner, you may be separated and feeling more single than ever. So that begs the question - what about dating while separated? Let's consider the various ways in which dating may affect you during your 6-month or 1-year separation period as required by the...
Do I Need an Attorney for My Divorce? If you answer yes, to all ten questions below; then, you may not need to hire an attorney for your divorce. Were you married for a short period of time? If you were married for a short term (ie: between a few months to a year or two), there may not ...
Do I need to hire an attorney for my divorce? If you can answer yes to all ten questions; then, you may not need to hire an attorney for your divorce. However, if you proceed without legal counsel, you may lose important rights arising out of your marriage.
Ten Reasons that You Need to Hire an Attorney for Your Divorce
This blog provides you with a list of documents and information to bring to your initial consult with your attorney.
Comparing potential outcomes in a divorce may be unrealistic and detrimental because of the variety of factors and differences between families. Rely on your legal counsel to provide you with the best advice and to help you achieve the best possible resolution for you and your children.
Ten Ways Your Attorney Can Help You During Your Divorce- Reduce confusion, provide reassurance, effectively communicate, handle intimidation, schedule and expedite the process, investigate your questions and concerns, provide specialized and local knowledge, evaluate your case and prepare for your future.
How to Talk to Kids about the Las Vegas Shooting, Hurricanes and Other Tragedies. Turn off the news. Ask your children what they have heard. Affirm your children's feelings. Empower your children. Run or hide. Stay strong yourself. Be prepared.
Gossip magazines are reporting that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may be considering reconciling after Angelina Jolie filed for divorce last fall. Whether this story is a media fabrication or actually authentic, many divorcing parties consider reconciliation. In a study of divorcing couples, one p...
Best practices guide for divorced, separated or never married parents to obtain reimbursement of their children's uncovered medical and dental expenses.
Whether you get a divorce or separation is one of the most personal and emotional decisions that a person may make. The answer to that question depends on the issues that have caused you to ask this question and what efforts you and your spouse are willing to make to repair the marriage. If your marriage is beyond repair; then, you should get a divorce. Life is too long and too short to be unhappy. #divorce #separation #reconciliation #marriage
Social media is a part of most people's every day lives. Here are 10 Do's and Don'ts for social media usage during your separation and divorce. These tips will help you keep your social media usage from harming yourself, your children and your future. Our Northern Virginia Law Firm can walk you through every step of the divorce process and give you the advice and guidance that you need.
What is the Parent Education Seminar in Virginia? Who is required to take it? How long is it? How much does it cost? What is it about? Where do I find a list of providers in my area?
Tips for Informing Your Child's Co-Parent of Your Vacation Plans - including an example of a written communication to a co-parent regarding vacation plans