Just had a baby — now divorce?

If ever there was a bad time to be thinking that your marriage is on the rocks, it’s right after you’ve delivered a baby.  Add to your level of stress (you know, related to delivery, recovery, post partum, the realities of raising a baby) with the fact that you may or may not be able…

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How do I protect myself in Virginia divorce?

There are a lot of unknowns in life.  When you got married, you probably didn’t think you’d eventually find yourself thinking about heading down the path towards divorce.  And yet – here you are.  You’re in the right place, of course, and you’re certainly asking the right questions.  It’s important that, before things go too…

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Sheera Herrell Taking Over as Managing Attorney and CEO of Hofheimer Family Law

Sheera Herrell Taking Over as Managing Attorney and CEO of Hofheimer Family Law We’re both excited and incredibly sad to announce that big things are under way at Hofheimer Family Law. If you know us, you know that for the last 25 years (yes, 25!) we’ve been dedicated to representing women only in divorce, custody,…

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When you get a letter saying your husband has filed for divorce

When you file a case in the circuit court, it’s a matter of public record. Divorces, therefore, since they are filed in the circuit court, are public record. When you file a divorce, your complaint is either served on your husband by a sheriff or returned to you (or your divorce lawyer, if you’re represented…

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Negotiating Your Virginia Divorce

Most of the time, divorce is a negotiating process. It’s like haggling and, if you’re like me, and haggling always made you super uncomfortable, don’t worry. It’s really not so bad. There is a lot of posturing, though, and oftentimes the first offer isn’t a very good offer (so the tendency is for some women…

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Virginia Divorce Attorney

Before you do anything new, you ask a lot of questions. Before you book a vacation to a new resort, you ask your travel agent. Before you open a new investment account, you talk to an account manager. Before you buy a house, you talk to a realtor. Before you enroll your child in a…

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Preparing for Divorce

It’s not easy, but preparing for divorce ahead of time is key. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been divorced before or whether it’s your first time; whether you’ve got a lot of assets or a lot of debt; whether you’ve got children or not, it’s a humongous transition. Emotionally, physically, and financially, it can be…

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Should we try marriage counseling?

Lots of couples talk to a marriage counselor as an attempt to repair their marriage. In fact, in my years of experience, I have never met a single person who didn’t tell me how hard they tried to fix their marriage before they wound up in my office. Is it possible to save your marriage,…

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Veteran’s Day: Hofheimer Family Law Thanks YOU!

There are many times throughout the year where we express our gratitude to our military service men and women for their service to our country, and Veteran’s Day is one of those times. Though we appreciate the sacrifice that many men in uniform have made, this year for Veteran’s Day, we’re celebrating someone else. Specifically,…

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