Category Archives: Family law

Legal Guardianship – Why and How

You’re having a baby - congratulations!

There’s so much to plan for: a nursery, where to deliver, maternity and paternity leave, showers, and . . . legal guardianship? Although it’s a difficult thing to consider, all parents should have their legal guardianship plan in place when their child comes...
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10 Everyday Reasons to Have an Attorney

Consider this: in your daily life you probably have more than a handful of professionals you call upon for certain situations you just can’t handle on your own. You probably don’t cut your own hair, if you’re like most Americans you probably take your car to a mechanic when it breaks down, if...
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Collaborative Divorce Specialists

If you are about to go through a divorce, you are probably worried about a lot of things - your assets, your family, the cost and time to undergo the process. While traditional, litigated divorces are infamously expensive and traumatic, there is an alternate: collaborative divorce. Collaborative Divorce is a process where both parties are represented...
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What You Need to Know About Legal and Physical Custody in Virginia

Understanding the correct usage of a legal term is important, especially when these terms are applied to the custody outcome for your child or children. Physical, legal and joint custody all refer to different arrangements after a divorce and it’s important to understand these terms before any decisions are made.

What Is Legal Custody?

Legal custody refers...
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