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Discovery in Family Law Cases

Once a case has been filed, discovery is a process that is governed by a set of rules issued by the Supreme Court of Virginia. It is important that you understand how discovery works and the general nature of the rules that govern it. Failure to comply with discovery rules, or failure to provide a…

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Separation and Marital Agreements – Important Concepts to Know

The process of negotiating and preparing a marital settlement agreement (or property settlement agreement) can be overwhelming for most clients. Potentially you are being asked to absorb and process a significant amount of complex information that can determine your individual rights relating to the most important aspects of your life. And for some, you are doing this…

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Legal Separation in Virginia – How it Works

Often clients will ask how to file for “Legal Separation” in Virginia. The quick answer to that question is: you can’t really. It is true that some states (like California) allow people to file for “Legal Separation” – which allows you to deal with a number of issues without actually obtaining a divorce. While Virginia…

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Child Support in Virginia

Simply put, child support is a series of court ordered payments for a child that you have a legal obligation to support. Typically child support payments are made by a noncustodial parent to a custodial parent. Child support is calculated by a formula (really a table) set forth in Virginia Code Section 20-108.1. Child support calculations take into…