How much does it cost to hire an attorney in my Virginia legal separation case?

“I want a legal separation. How much will that cost?” It’s a common question, and I definitely understand why. For any couples who are on their way to a full fledged divorce in Virginia, a separation is the first stop. Divorce is one of those areas of law where things vary dramatically from state to...

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Filing for Legal Separation in Virginia

The first step towards divorce, for most couples, is a separation. Most people refer to it as a “legal” separation, though, in Virginia at least, there’s no actual, technical “legal” status. There are no forms to file, no protocol to follow; you are simply separated at the point when you decide to become separated. In...

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Divorce during the holidays

It’s not easy to think about divorce at any time during the year, but it’s especially difficult during the holiday season. The urge to be one big happy family, at least for the kid’s sake, is stronger than ever. It feels selfish to admit out loud, or even just to yourself, that things just aren’t...

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If you’re headed towards your happily ever after and suddenly your fiancé starts talking to you about prenuptial agreements, you’re probably feeling concerned. Whatever happened to the “what’s mine is yours” philosophy? Isn’t that what marriage is about? Marriage is about a lot of different things to a lot of different people. Prenuptial agreements are...

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Virginia Legal Separation

If you’re wondering whether it’s possible to save your marriage or it’s really just time to end it, you’ve probably already given some thought to a Virginia legal separation. Separation, after all, doesn’t officially mean things are ending, but it does mean that both you and your husband can take some time to really think...

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