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July 2018 Archives

Talking with children about divorce

Before couples in Virginia ultimately come to the conclusion that the best option is to end their marriage, there is likely a great deal of conversation and thought that occurs. Often, there is also a great deal of contention and hurt feelings that occur as well. Often, parents are left trying to decide how to talk with their children and what to say their children about the decisions to divorce.

The role of social media in a Virginia divorce

Twenty years ago, it may have been difficult for some people to predict the large role that social media would play in the lives of people in Virginia and across the country. Websites such as Facebook have completely changed how people conduct their business and maintain their personal and professional relationships. Unfortunately, some reports indicate that such sites may also be playing a role in divorce.

Planning for a Virginia divorce

The vast majority of people who make the decision to marry do so with the intention of spending the rest of their lives with the person that they wed. However, people change over the course of their lives, sometimes significantly. These changes often mean that two people are no longer compatible, making a divorce the best option for everyone in a family.

Think beyond court-imposed penalties in felony cases

Criminal charges come with a lot of uncertainty. For people who are facing felony charges, the entire court process can be stressful. During this part of the case, the defendant might be focused on the penalties that the court might impose, such as incarceration, fines or probation. Although this is understandable, there is much more that the person needs to think about.

Planning for the future with a prenuptial agreement

When a couple in Virginia makes the decision to marry, they are likely aware of the multiple decisions that they must make. For many, their focus is on the venue where the ceremony will be held and what food they will serve. However, many legal professionals urge engaged couples to consider creating a prenuptial agreement.

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