Last Will and Testament

Last Will and Testament

LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT Death is the only certain thing in life and yet, it is the most uncertain thing in life.  We never know when our time will come, but we want to be prepared for the sake of our family and loved ones.  It’s never too early to start planning for...
Divorce 101

Divorce 101

We know divorce is a very sensitive subject and sometimes very emotional situation. Our attorneys have represented clients on divorce issues and can lend integrity and respect to your case. Within Virginia, the Circuit Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations...
What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

If you’re in the middle of a court case that involves a minor child, it is possible that the Courts appoint or suggest that you hire a Guardian Ad Litem. You may have been appointed a Guardian Ad Litem for your minor child and wonder: What is a Guardian Ad Litem?...
Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreement

Prenuptial Agreements: What are they and why do you need one? A prenuptial agreement is a written contract created by two people before they are married. A “prenup” typically lists all of the property each person owns (as well as any debts) and specifies what each...
Child Custody

Child Custody

HOW DO THE COURTS DETERMINE CHILD CUSTODY? There is no other legal issue more important and emotionally draining than the issue of child custody.  The Courts of the Commonwealth of Virginia are charged with giving “primary consideration” to the best...
Alimony

Alimony

ALIMONY If you are facing a divorce, it is becoming more common for a spouse to “support” another based on a few factors. Do you make substantially more than your partner? How long was your marriage? What are the terms of your separation? As with any legal...