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Do I need a divorce seminar?

Do I need a divorce seminar? These days, people get information in all sorts of different ways. I was scrolling through Facebook just this morning while I was blow drying my hair, and came across a really interesting article in Forbes about the new ioS 13 update and how we’ll soon be able to protect…


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Is what I tell my divorce attorney confidential?

Is what I tell my divorce attorney confidential? The things that you tell a divorce attorney are sensitive, maybe even more sensitive than the kind of information you might communicate to any other kind of attorney. A personal injury attorney usually comes to mind first; to her, you might only give details of your medical…


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Saving Money on Your Virginia Divorce

In a divorce, or for women facing a divorce, the potential cost is one of the scariest parts.  People tell me literally every single day that they’re afraid they can’t afford to get a divorce. I won’t lie to you and tell you that divorce is inexpensive.  I won’t tell you that I haven’t seen…


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What to Expect at a Virginia Divorce Seminar

I know, I know.  Going to a seminar on divorce, especially on a Saturday morning, probably sounds like the last thing in the world you want to do.  Besides that, attorneys are dry and boring.  And it could be embarrassing.  Because, after all, everyone knows you’re there because your marriage is falling apart.  What if…


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Top Tips for Dealing with a Narcississtic Husband in Virginia Divorce

If you’re married to a narcissist, I don’t need to tell you that your divorce is going to be more difficult than the average divorce.  I probably also don’t need to tell you that, chances are, you’ll need an attorney to help you navigate this particular minefield. It’s unfortunate that you’ve found yourself in such…


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The house in Virginia divorce

For many married couples, the home is one of the biggest (if not the biggest) asset. You’re going to have to do some thinking about what you want done with the home after divorce. For a lot of reasons, the home comes with a lot of emotional attachment, and different people have different ideas about…


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Getting a Job After Divorce: Will I Have to?

Let me say, before I go too far, that no judge can FORCE you to go back to work. At least, there’s no way he (or she) can issue any kind of order that will require you to return to work if you don’t want to. Getting a job after divorce isn’t something that someone…


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Can I talk to the JAG attorneys about my Virginia military divorce?

If you or your spouse is in the military, it’s only natural that, when your thoughts turn to divorce (or any other legal issue, for that matter), your mind jumps automatically to the legal services provided to military service members by the JAG attorneys. The military provides a great deal of incredibly valuable services to…


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Inconvenient Forum: Divorce Filed Far Away

Technically, any court anywhere in Virginia has jurisdiction over your divorce. So, even if you live in Virginia Beach, your husband could file for divorce in Fairfax, if he wanted to—just to be difficult. Usually it doesn’t happen just because someone wants to be difficult (because he’d have to drive to and from Fairfax for…


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Divorce for Virginia Business Owners

A lot of divorcing couples own a business–something that tends to complicate equitable distribution. Equitable distribution is a fancy word we use to describe how property is divided in Virginia. Equitable distribution, unlike community property, doesn’t necessarily assume that property will be divided 50/50, but that negative and positive monetary and non monetary contributions can…


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