• Domestic Violence

    Tips for Fighting Domestic Violence Charges During COVID-19

    With shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders enacted throughout the US to counter the novel coronavirus COVID-19, tempers can flare among family and household members in close quarters. Not surprisingly, the result is an increased number of calls and allegations regarding domestic violence. According to an NBC News article from April 5, 2020, 18 of 22 law…

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    Leary Law Provides COVID-19 Updates

    Leary Law Provides COVID-19 Updates

    Leary Law cares about the health of our clients and our community. We know that this is a stressful time.  Nothing is more important to us than the health and safety of our clients, staff and the community.  We will continue to be open for business as we have established procedures to make sure that…

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    Overview of Debt in Divorce

    Couples going through the divorce process in Virginia may focus considerable effort on dividing up marital property, but many tend to overlook what happens to the debts they’ve incurred during their marriage. The matter may be somewhat clear in the case of a home or auto loan, but there are many complicated legal issues that…

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    Fact Sheet: Aggravated Sexual Battery in Virginia

    The Virginia criminal code encompasses many types of unlawful activities under its article on Criminal Sexual Assault, and one of the most serious is aggravated sexual battery. When the term “aggravated” is inserted before the title of a criminal offense, you can expect a long prison sentence, fines, and probation for a conviction; the inclusion…

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