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There are many reasons shared child custody order is best

When Virginia parents go through a divorce, the youngest members of the family can experience emotional trauma and stress. It's difficult when things in a home change drastically and permanently, especially when it means the kids will not see one or both parents as much as they did in the past. This is why many parents understand the benefits of a child custody order that allows them to share parenting time and duties.

For dads, it is easier now to share custody of a child

Most people now recognize the importance for children to maintain a strong relationship with their dads after a divorce. Joint custody is more common than ever, and it is now easier for dads to secure the parenting time necessary to have a prominent role in the lives of their children. Not that long ago, however, courts most often gave preference to the mothers, and it was very difficult for dads to share custody of a child.

Determining child support in Virginia

When a couple have children together, they are linked together for life, even if the romantic relationship ends. They are also legally obligated to financially support the children that are the product of a relationship. As such, many people in Virginia have multiple questions regarding how child support is determined.

Virginia woman facing drunk driving charges after traffic stop

There are a variety of different reasons why a person driving during the early morning hours could have difficulties. For example, fatigue can have a huge impact on a person's driving. Despite this, police may be quick to assume that any issues with driving that they witness during a certain time of day is as a result of alcohol consumption. In fact, a Virginia woman is now facing drunk driving charges after a traffic stop.

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