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Equitable vs Equal Property Distribution: What’s the Difference?

Couples filing for divorce in Virginia must negotiate and settle several issues, including child support, parenting time, alimony, and property division. Virginia is an equitable division of property state and…

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Can I Oppose Divorce?

It can be difficult to decide whether or not it’s time for a divorce. Oftentimes, one spouse will file for a divorce if they can’t reconcile their relationship. Most spouses…

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What Makes a Divorce Contested?

If you’re considering filing for separation from your spouse, you may have questions regarding the procedures for a contested and uncontested divorce. You might also be concerned if you’re in…

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When Is Divorce a Good Idea?

While divorce certainly wasn’t the goal when you married, many marriages do end in divorce, and staying married just for the sake of staying married isn’t likely to do anyone…

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The 10 Factors Virginia Judges Must Consider In Child Custody Cases

Best Interest of the Child In making custody and visitation determinations in Virginia, the judge must look at the "best interest of the child." Those are 10 factors detailed in…

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