Custody and Visitation of Grown Children

As you’re probably more or less already aware, custody and visitation of children – whether as a standalone custody case or part of an underlying divorce action – really only deals with minor children.  In Virginia, child support ends when a child turns 19 or graduates from high school, whichever occurs first, and you lose…

Virginia Child Support Agreements Regarding College Expenses

  We talked a little bit about college expenses last week, but I had a conversation with another attorney in my office about it and felt like there was still more to say. In Virginia, there is no provision for child support to be paid after a child turns 19 or graduates from high school….

College Expenses in Virginia Custody Cases

One thing to remember about custody and visitation cases in Virginia (and everywhere else) is that you’re playing a long game. So many parents get wrapped up in the next court hearing and tie all their hopes and dreams on it, when, in reality, contested cases usually play out over years and years of hearings….