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    Misconduct at School May End Up in a Juvenile Court

    In Virginia, an issue that occurs in a school could potentially end up in the juvenile justice system. According to data released by the state of Virginia, approximately 40 percent of all disorderly conduct complaints filed against juveniles were filed by teachers, public safety officers, or other school officials. Increasingly, disciplinary matters that used to…

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    How Do You Collect Overdue Child Support in Virginia?

    Parents should provide financial support to their children. Unfortunately, many non-custodial parents fall behind on their child support obligations. According to a report published by the United States Census Bureau, only half of all parents who are receiving child support are getting the full amount that they are owed. Alarmingly, nearly one quarter of custodial…

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    How Divorce Affects Happiness

    Can divorce actually make people happier than they would be if they were married? While previous studies, such as an article published in the journal Addiction, suggest that divorce is linked to higher unhappiness rates and more problems with substance abuse, new research is starting to suggest that such trends may be shifting. Indeed, according…

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