• 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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    Do I Qualify for Uncontested Divorce in Virginia?

    Not all divorce cases have to be the drawn-out, bitter, expensive proceedings that you may read about on the news or see on TV shows. In Virginia, there’s a process that may be suitable for couples who can agree on the primary issues involved with divorce. The benefits of uncontested divorce are considerable, but there…

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    Virginia Child Custody Myths

    According to County Health Rankings, 30 percent of Virginia’s households involve single-parent living arrangements. This means that, for many of these parents, child custody issues surfaced at some point in time. Unfortunately, some of these questions didn’t always produce accurate information, as can often happen with complicated legal topics. Considerable misconceptions regarding child custody abound,…

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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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