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Divorce process involves equitable distribution in Virginia

Ending a marriage is never a straightforward process in Virginia. Unfortunately, if two divorcing individuals have a large number of assets or some high-value assets, the process can become even trickier. Here is a look at how Virginia courts handle the divorce process in these situations.

Divorce process with young children can be tricky

One of the most challenging aspects of dissolving a marriage is figuring out how to handle matters related to child custody, which can quickly spur emotion-fueled conflict. However, it is indeed possible for divorcing parents to have a relatively amicable divorce process. Here is a look at what they can do to benefit the whole family in Virginia.

Tips can help with reducing stress during divorce process

The process of getting divorced can no doubt affect you both financially and emotionally. For this reason, it is not uncommon to experience increased stress levels during the divorce process. Here are a couple of tips for reducing stress when going through divorce in Virginia.

Divorce process can be tricky for older individuals

Getting divorced can be a difficult process at any age, but it can especially be challenging for those in their 50s or above. The reason for this is that the divorce process leads to immense financial upheaval, especially for those who have accumulated many assets over a lengthy period of time. Here are a couple of tips for navigating a divorce later in life, or a gray divorce, in Virginia.

Financial professional may help during divorce process

During the process of getting divorced, it is not uncommon for people to feel a range of emotions, including frustration and even confusion. This is especially true for spouses who have a large number of assets they have to divide between the two of them. Here are a couple of tips for navigating the divorce process successfully in Virginia.

Addressing the home is an important part of the divorce process

One of the reasons people in Virginia decide to own homes is because it can help with building wealth. For this reason, the idea of losing the family home during the divorce process can understandably be frightening. However, keeping the marital home may also be an unwise move depending on a divorcing individual's financial situation.

Filing a petition is the first step in the divorce process

Figuring out how to navigate the marital dissolution process can no doubt be confusing. Fortunately, a family law attorney in Virginia can provide detailed guidance from the beginning to the end of the divorce proceeding. The divorce process officially begins when a person who is seeking divorce files a divorce petition.

Life insurance an important consideration during divorce process

The dissolution of a marriage in Virginia can understandably be emotionally challenging. However, the divorce process can also be financially complicated due to its moving parts. One financial aspect of divorce that is often neglected is life insurance.

How to end a marriage without losing all hope for retirement

Divorce will bring financial changes to a person's life. No matter the financial health of a Virginia couple, both parties will face the need to make adjustments, especially when it comes to retirement. It may be necessary to adjust expectations and planned retirement dates, but it is possible to end a marriage still hold onto to dreams for the golden years.

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