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What Evidence Do You Need to Prove Adultery in Virginia

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 …

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What Should Be Included in a Divorce Settlement

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 …

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What Are The Stages of Separation in Divorce

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 …

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Checklist for a Virginia Parenting Plan

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 …

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Potential Reasons your Virginia Prenuptial Agreement Could be Deemed Invalid

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 …

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