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20-40% of marriages end because of adultery in the United States. According to a study released in 2018 by the Institute for Family Studies, 20% of married men and 13% of married women have admitted to having intercourse with someone besides their spouse. While adultery may not be as common as media and popular culture …Learn More
Getting a divorce can be a long and difficult process. Emotions are high as you end what you thought would last forever. One of the most contested yet important parts of a divorce is writing up the divorce settlement agreement. This process involves sitting down with your ex-spouse and determining how you both will split …Learn More
No fault divorce requires that you are separated from your spouse for at least a year. (This can be as little as six months if you have a signed agreement in place and no minor children together. During this stage in the divorce, your marriage may feel like it’s in limbo. You may feel confused …Learn More
All parents have rights and responsibilities regarding care for minor children, so custody and visitation will be a primary issue in a Virginia divorce case. Courts tend to favor a shared approach to these issues, so that the child enjoys a strong relationship with each parent. A report published by the Institute for Family Studies …Learn More
Virginia is an equitable property state, which means that during a divorce, your marital assets will be divided in an equitable manner. Equitable does not mean equal. If you have a prenuptial agreement and it is deemed invalid, the court will divide assets according to Virginia law, not your contract. This is why it’s crucial …Learn More