Separated and Divorcing in Virginia

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 legal separation. Being separated, 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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Lump Sum Spousal Support

Spousal support is one of those things that is just not guaranteed. In fact, it’s pretty complicated. When people ask me whether they’ll receive spousal support (and, then, inevitably, if so, how much?), I want to give them as clear of an answer as possible. But the truth is anything but clear. I’ve talked about…

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Separation Under the Same Roof

In Virginia, when you separate, you make a decision to stop cohabitating. Cohabitation is a fancy legal word that basically encompasses everything it means to live together as husband and wife. (and, as you can probably imagine, it deals with a lot more than just sex). There isn’t any paperwork to file to have a…

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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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