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Why Use a Co-Parenting App?

Why Use a Co-Parenting App?

/ / Child Custody
In contentious custody and visitation matters, the court may order parties to use a third party messaging application or other ...
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Divorce in the Exceptional Needs Family

Divorce in the Exceptional Needs Family

Families with individuals with exceptional needs will face additional challenges in navigating separation and divorce. Some challenges the courts are ...
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5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Avoid Making During Divorce

5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Avoid Making During Divorce

/ / Divorce
Mistake #1: Waiting Too Long to Get a Divorce. Even as a divorce lawyer, I never want to advise people ...
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How to Cope with Divorce as a Christian

How to Cope with Divorce as a Christian

/ / Divorce
The topic of divorce is one that is tough for everyone. But when divorce directly conflicts with your faith, getting ...
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The Impact of Divorce on Spousal Military Benefits

The Impact of Divorce on Spousal Military Benefits

/ / Divorce
Going through a divorce is tough and confusing for anyone, military or civilian. But when a military couple decides to ...
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How Will the New Marijuana Laws Impact Custody Cases?

How Will the New Marijuana Laws Impact Custody Cases?

In 2021 Virginia voted to move up the legalization of recreational use of marijuana to July 01, 2021. As with ...
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What is "Discovery"?

What is “Discovery”?

In any family law case, you have the right to certain information from the other party. Whether it’s a divorce, ...
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Estate Planning in Divorce

Estate Planning in Divorce

/ / Estate Planning, Family Law
When going through a divorce, there is a lot going on and many people will forget how important it is ...
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When Should I Seek a Protective Order?

When Should I Seek a Protective Order?

In any family law situation, whether it’s a divorce, child custody, or support case, emotions can run high and can ...
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