How do I choose a family law attorney?

How do I choose a family law attorney? It’s a million dollar question (or, at least, a $2,500-10,000 question). If you’re headed towards a divorce or custody case, how do you know whom to hire to represent you? You probably already know that you’re way better served having an attorney than not (or else you…

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Effect of Military Service on Child Custody and Visitation In Virginia

If you or your child’s other parent is in the military, you may be wondering if military service will have an affect upon your child custody or visitation case.  Child custody or visitation cases can be more complicated when a military service member subject to deployment, or transfer to locations overseas or to another state,…

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Hofheimer Family Law Attorneys to Speak at Advanced Family Law Seminar

Hofheimer Family Law Attorneys to Speak at Advanced Family Law Seminar Every year, there are lots of changes to the law. It changes on a local level — each individual court is responsible for setting and enforcing specific rules of practice within their courtrooms. It changes on a state level – each year in July,…

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Lori Michaud to teach Virginia CLE for Local Lawyers

Lori Michaud has practiced law for over thirty years, so it should probably come as no surprise that she has learned a thing or two in that time. She is somewhat unique to our firm in the sense that she has such a wide array of experience; she has worked for very, very large firms…

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Sheera Herrell to Teach Virginia Lawyers Continuing Education

Not all attorneys are created equal. You know that, of course, but that doesn’t mean that it’s easy to just know who these superior attorneys are. Well, lucky for you – I’ll tell you. The cream of the crop are often the attorneys who are selected to present continuing education classes (CLEs, we call them…

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Do you specialize in military divorce?

Do you specialize in military divorce? When you hire an attorney, you probably want to know that the attorney you’ve hired (or are considering hiring) has experience with cases similar to yours. This is especially true for military spouses. In some ways, I find it a little silly, to be honest. After all, a divorce…

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He already met with a JAG attorney! What do I do?

He already met with a JAG attorney! What do I do? If you’re in the military (or your husband is), chances are you have a lot of faith in the military JAG attorneys. In general, military families use JAG attorneys for all sorts of legal issues, so it makes sense that one of the first…

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How long does a Virginia divorce take?

How long does a Virginia divorce take? If you’re searching for an answer to the question “How long does a divorce take?” or “How long does it take to get a divorce in Virginia?”, chances are pretty good that you want it to be over with as soon as possible. Am I right? I get…

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What if we want to change our separation agreement later?

What if we want to change our separation agreement later? Things change, especially when your family is in flux. In a divorce, all sorts of things can change, even within a relatively short period of time. If you’re in the military, the chances that things will change increase exponentially. I can’t count the number of…

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What kinds of free divorce and custody information can I get?

What kinds of free divorce and custody information can I get? While there are very, very few (if any) attorneys who’ll actually take on an entire divorce or custody case pro bono, there’s tons of free divorce and custody information out there. After all, having the right information is critical, because it will help ensure…

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