Every year on July 1st, all of the new laws from the previous General Assembly session go into effect. This year, these laws largely focused on traffic crimes.
Protective orders are powerful legal tools that are used to protect victims of abuse. Protective orders always trump civil orders such as visitation schedules.
In Virginia, alimony is usually calculated based on a combination of case law and the thirteen variables outlined in the Virginia Code.
Custody battles are complicated situations. Check out these 8 tips which can help make your Virginia custody battle easier.
In this episode of Law Talk, Jacob and Jonathan discuss several important aspects of family law in Virginia, ranging from divorce to custody and ethics.
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.
Drafting your will calls for securing your minor child’s future. Here are the recognized forms of Virginia minor guardianship.
An appeal is the legal process where a higher court reviews the decision of a lower court. Before you appeal a Virginia custody order, it’s important to understand the appellate process.
A Virginia parenting plan can help divorcing or divorced couple understand their responsibility as parents moving forward.
The Uniform Child Custody Jurisdiction and Enforcement Act means that custody orders created in Virginia will be honored in 48 of the other 49 states.
You should take steps to protect your parental rights by getting to know the ins and outs of Virginia’s child custody laws.
Filing for custody in Virginia is easier than you might think. Generally, you’ll have to submit paperwork to your local JDR court, then appear at a trial.