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March 2018 Archives

Couples may argue over pets when they end a marriage

When a couple in Roanoke decides to divorce, there are often many decisions that must be made, especially if there are children involved. However, some attorneys claim that they are seeing an increase in the number of couples who have difficulty deciding who will receive pets when they end a marriage. For many, pets are seen as a member of the family.

Court to decide best interests of a child in football case

Parents in Virginia are dedicated to protecting their children while also allowing them the opportunities that they seek, including playing the sports that they love to play. Unfortunately, there is often a wide range of what individual parents believe is in the best interests of a child, and in many cases, parents -- especially divorced parents -- may struggle to agree. As a result, they must ask a court to step in a make a decision.

DUI arrest takes place in Virginia after bus accident

Many questions may run through the minds of individuals when they end up in difficult predicaments. One of those questions may be how they even could have come to this point in their lives. No matter how a person ends up facing a DUI arrest, knowing how to handle those allegations could make a considerable difference in how they affect his or her future.

Helping your toddler understand divorce

If you're considering filing for divorce, the last thing that is probably on your mind is explaining it to a 2- or 3-year-old child. At that age, it may seem unnecessary to explain what's happening, because so long as your child's routine is stable, he or she won't understand anyway, right?

Bird's nesting: An up-and-coming co-parenting solution

If two parents separate and wish to share custody, there are a few different options. A less-common option, but one that is growing in popularity, is called bird's nest co\-parenting. This method has recently been adopted by actor Josh Lucas and his ex-wife. The solution is a novel one, and Virginia residents may be more interested to learn about bird's nesting as a custody option. 

Common tips for navigating the divorce process

At some point during life, an individual may find him or herself in the process of ending a marriage. For whatever reason, the marriage didn't work out, and the person must now go through the divorce process, which can include child custody issues, support payments and property division. Since so many people go through divorce, experts often have common tips that almost anyone can apply during this time. A person in Virginia facing the end of a marriage may be able to use some of the popular advice. 

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