Figuring out whether or not you can file for a fault-based divorce is tough. For this reason, there are several strategies you should keep in mind.
Violating a protective order (sometimes called a restraining order) is a serious offense that often results in jail time and hefty fines.
The Virginia Code defines domestic violence as any form of family abuse, ranging from physical violence to neglect and verbal abuse.
Leaving an abusive relationship is hard. These four steps can help make the process both safer and easier, especially for spouses without green cards.
Filing for a divorce from bed and board is a great way of speeding up your divorce process, and can save you thousands of dollars in the long run.
In Virginia, filing for a protective order is actually pretty easy. Even better, the application itself is totally and entirely free.
We treat our animals like part of the family. However, the law considers pets to be personal property.
Essentially, a guardian ad litem is a court-appointed attorney who represents the interests of a minor in legal battles, such as custody or divorce cases.
If you’ve been falsely served with a protective order, there are legal steps you can take to clear your name. Here are a few points to guide you in your defense against a protective order.
Legally separating from your spouse in order to obtain a divorce is an uncomfortable situation, but it’s often necessary for a happy future.
Moving out of Virginia to another state may impact your child custody agreement. Consider the questions explained in this article before you move.
By avoiding condonation in Virginia, you can increase your chances of gaining a fair division of property, and prevent your spouse from obtaining alimony.