What happens in an uncontested divorce?

Basically, in Virginia, you can get divorced in one of two ways. Either you guys duke it all out in front of a judge, who ultimately rules on how everything will get divided in your case, or, alternatively, you and your husband reach an agreement regarding how everything will be divided. In the latter case…

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Telling family and friends that you’re getting a divorce

It’s hard to explain to family and friends that your marriage is over. Probably, even though they may have seen some of the less attractive sides of your relationship, you’ve still gone above and beyond NOT to let them see him in a terrible light. Probably, in many ways, they’ve accepted him as one of…

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How do I prove we’ve been separated for a year?

Most people are aware that they’ll have to prove, at the end of a year, that they’ve been separated in order to get a divorce. What they don’t know, though, is how all of that is accomplished at the end of the process. We get lots of questions about how things are proven and what…

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We have a signed separation agreement. Now what?

It wasn’t easy, but you’ve done it. Even though you doubted for awhile that it even could be done, that it was even within the realm of possible scenarios, you and your husband finally signed a separation agreement. There’s nothing left un-done; all of your assets and liabilities were handled and divided between the two…

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