January Girl’s Night Out at Brewhouse Tavern in Newport News

If you don’t already have plans, you should join us next week for our Girl’s Night Out event.  We’ll be in Newport News this time (because one of our attorneys, Shannon Lemm, practices there, and we’ve got to show the Peninsula girls some love, too) at the Brewhouse Tavern in trendy Port Warwick.  We were…

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Girl’s Night Out at Brewhouse Tavern in Newport News

The holidays are in full swing!  Now that it’s Black Friday, it seems like the inevitable rush towards Christmas is beginning.  Not until January will you be able to pull up to any shopping center anywhere and find an easily accessible parking spot and, when you leave after having completed your errands, cars will follow…

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Girl’s Night Out: What’s next?

On Tuesday night, our Girl’s Night Out Group met up at The Lucky Oyster in Virginia Beach.  The weather was great, and everyone came in proudly sporting their “I Voted” stickers.  Everyone was in high spirits, excited about the upcoming holiday season, and full of news about what they’ve been up to since we got…

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August 5 Girl’s Night Out at Norfolk’s Tap Room

Last month, we met a group of women at Sonoma Wine Bar and Bistro in Virginia Beach’s trendy Town Center area for Girl’s Night Out. We had a great turnout, with tons of current and former clients, some mental health professionals, financial professionals, artists, writers, parenting seminar coordinators, marketing gurus, mortgage lenders, Mary Kay consultants,…

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7 Tips to Make Visitation Exchanges Easier

If you and your child’s father are committed to co-parenting your children even after your final divorce decree is entered, you’re going to have to make a commitment to each other to continually and consistently put the children’s needs ahead of your own. It may sound easy, but it’s not, especially if you’ve spent the…

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Girl’s Night Out helps Virginia women start over after divorce

Whenever I tell someone what I do for a living, they tell me how sad or depressing that must be. I’m always surprised, even though by now I probably shouldn’t be. While it’s sad to think about a happy marriage ending, those aren’t the kinds of marriages I see. I see marriages where women are…

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Join us for Girl’s Night Out at the Funny Bone!

There is life after divorce. You may not realize it now, but there will come a time when you think about your divorce less and less. As time goes on, the old wounds heal. You’ll come out smarter, stronger, better than you were when you started the process, and you’ll have a better idea of…

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Working for a Living: Will I Have to Get a Job After Divorce?

Whatever your reality used to be, it’s changing. When you and your husband separate and plan to divorce, your financial picture changes—dramatically and permanently. We can beat around the bush all day long, but your new reality is that, financially at least, things will probably be a little bit more difficult. Depending on a number…

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On a Budget: Making Ends Meet After Divorce

One of the hardest things to face, when your marriage starts to go downhill, is the fact that you can’t remove your husband from the picture and then go on with your life as-is. Things are going to change and, no matter what the reason for the breakdown of the marriage, you’re going to have…

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Abby Cadabby’s Parents are Divorced, Too: Finding the Right Words to Explain Changing Family Dynamics

For better or for worse, divorce has become the norm. More and more children come from a non-traditional home environment, and adults often struggle to use the right words to help explain these complicated situations to their children. No matter what the status of your marriage, we all want to put aside our differences for…

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