What is cohabitation? Am I cohabiting?

What is cohabitation? Am I cohabiting? OCTOBER 28, 2020 BY KATIE CARTER Cohabitation is a key component of legal separation in Virginia. For a lot of reasons – chief among them being the fact that separation is a sort of loosey goosey concept here in Virginia – we get lots of questions about separation. When are you separated? Am…

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What can I expect at a divorce seminar webinar?

As you may have recently heard, we’ve transitioned our thirty year old baby, Second Saturday: What Every Virginia Woman Needs to Know About Divorce, from a seminar to a webinar on Zoom. It was a change that was both made necessary by the pandemic and also just reality; people want to turn more and more to…

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Second Saturday Seminar Now Online

Well, it finally happened – we’re moving forward into this century (hats off to you, COVID-19, for pushing us to push the envelope!) and moving our live monthly divorce seminars to a digital webinar format. It really does feel momentous. In the 9 years since I’ve been with the firm, I’ve had to present the divorce…

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Divorce and Adultery in Virginia: I want to depose his girlfriend!

Divorce and Adultery in Virginia As far as procedure is concerned, adultery cases are some of the most difficult fault based divorce cases you can come across in Virginia. You have to meet a pretty strict standard of proof to satisfy the judge, you have to have a corroborating witness, and, of course, you have…

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Virginia divorce forms

Virginia divorce forms Everyone wants to DIY their divorce – that is, until they realize exactly what’s involved! We get requests all the time for copies of the forms that are needed in order to finalize a divorce in Virginia. But the truth is, it’s really not that easy! And it’s not one size fits…

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The Pandemic Made Me Do It: 2020 Kristen D. Hofheimer Memorial Scholarship

The Pandemic Made Me Do It: 2020 Kristen D. Hofheimer Memorial Scholarship I’ve said it a couple of times lately: In recent weeks, I’ve understood how some bigger events – like the Great Depression and the World Wars – could really shape a person. We certainly had an experience like that after 9/11; everybody remembers…

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Fee Waivers and Scholarships for Hofheimer Family Law Seminars and Events

Fee Waivers and Scholarships for Hofheimer Family Law Seminars and Events If you’ve been following us for any period of time, you know that education for Virginia women facing custody and divorce cases is kind of our schtick. There’s no one else out there with divorce and custody related information specific to the Commonwealth of…

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Second Saturday: Divorce Seminars for Virginia Women

Second Saturday: Divorce Seminars for Virginia Women It’s overwhelming to face a big process that you’ve never faced before. Divorce is no exception. In fact, in most cases, it seems to me like it’s the fear of the unknown – the what COULD happens – that keep most women lying awake at night. In many…

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Why do you represent women only?

Why do you represent women only? So, if you’ve found your way here, you probably already know that we’re different from every single other family law firm in the Commonwealth of Virginia. That’s right – there’s no other law firm in the Commonwealth that represents women only in divorce and custody cases. There are, however,…

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Divorce Virginia Seminars

Divorce isn’t easy. And, if you’ve never been divorced before (or even if you have), there’s probably a lot you don’t know. That’s not your fault. There’s a lot to know, and the law is constantly changing. Besides that, it’s very state specific, so even what you know from your friend’s divorces doesn’t necessarily translate…

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