Fault vs. No-Fault Divorce in Virginia

In Virginia, there are two types of divorce: Fault and no-fault. The primary difference between the two is whether or not one party in the marriage is deemed responsible for the breakdown of the marriage. No-Fault Divorce in Virginia In a no-fault divorce, neither party is held responsible for the split. If you and your […]

Who Gets the Engagement Ring if There Is No Wedding?

The expected path a couple may take is usually courtship, engagement and ultimately a marriage; but what happens if the engagement is broken off prior to the marriage happening? Which party in that situation is the rightful owner of the engagement ring, an item often bearing significant financial value? How the Courts would answer this question […]

Holiday Divorce

The holidays add a layer of complexity to a divorce; this is one of the reasons that many people wait until the new year to ask for a divorce. Check out these five things to know before asking for a divorce during the holidays. Learn more here.

Divorce and Animals: Who Gets the Pet?

Pets are part of your family, so what might happen to them in your divorce? Will a judge order shared custody or set a visitation schedule as they might with your human children? This is a very common and real issue that divorcing couples face because according to the 2019-2020 “National Pet Owners Survey conducted […]

Preparing for Your Meeting with Your Divorce Attorney – Focus: Finances.

You find yourself in a position where you have decided to move forward with a divorce or just want to talk with an attorney to figure out what you can do now to prepare yourself if your spouse files or you decide to file down the line. There are things you can discuss with an attorney now, […]

Using Alcohol to Cope with Divorce

It is sad but not uncommon for a divorce to cause someone to begin drinking. Unfortunately, people often use alcohol to cope with life’s most challenging battles, including divorce. Although, there are other ways to cope, which are much healthier. Click here to learn about them. https://riahealth.com/blog/drinking-after-divorce/

Get the Representation You Deserve

Going through a divorce is not an easy task. It can affect all aspects of your life. You need an attorney that can help you handle both legal and financial issues while you focus on taking care of yourself and your family. Contact us at (540) 924-3081 to schedule a free consultation.

How Are Assets Divided in Divorce?

It is very common to wonder how assets will be divided in a divorce. The truth is, it varies depending on the case. Click the link to find out how assets may be divided in a case like yours. https://www.forbes.com/sites/jefflanders/2011/04/12/understanding-how-assets-get-divided-in-divorce/?sh=3eeb3acb2b66

5 Steps for Budgeting After Divorce

Divorce will alter your lifestyle and it’s crucial to make sure you make a budget that reflects your post-divorce resources and needs. Check out these five steps to budgeting after divorce below. Step 1: Record Only Your Essential Expenses Know how much money you need to simply live. This includes things such as rent/mortgage, food, utilities, and gas. […]