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I have court coming up. Is it too late to hire you?

I have court coming up. Is it too late to hire you? Probably one of my absolute least favorite things in the entire world is when I have a consultation, and she tells me that she has court next week (or tomorrow, or in two days). So, yeah, next week is always kind of tricky…


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Can I get a continuance in my Virginia divorce?

When a divorce is filed in Virginia, it doesn’t have to be served right away. In fact, sometimes, even after a case is filed and has been prepared for service, an attorney will hold on to it before having it served on the opposing party. That doesn’t necessarily mean that there’s a clock somewhere ticking…


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Asking for a continuance in your custody case

You thought you’d reach an agreement. You counted on it, actually. You and your child’s father were working towards an agreement, and things were looking pretty good. Even though there was a court date looming on the horizon, you didn’t think too much about it initially. You were working towards an agreement, and that was…


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Continuances in Virginia Divorce

Divorce is inconvenient.  And, sometimes, depending on the circumstances, it can also take a really long time.  There are often delays that we can help.  In other cases, it’s our side who is responsible for the delays, for any number of reasons.  Continuances happen in Virginia divorce – they just do.  Whether we ask for…


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Getting your Virginia juvenile court custody case continued

Whether you or your child’s father originally filed custody petitions, it’s a pretty scary process. If he has an attorney and you don’t, it’s probably especially scary. Though there’s no rule that says you have to have an attorney in any divorce or custody cases in Virginia, navigating the system on your own can be…


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