Resolve Co-Parenting Issues During the Holidays

Couple Experiencing Difficulties Co-Parenting During The Holidays

The holidays should be when we all relax, spend some time with our loved ones, and enjoy the festivities. Yet things don’t always turn out that way — the unfortunate reality is that many people face less-than-ideal family situations, including having to navigate co-parenting. If you’re struggling to resolve co-parenting issues during the holidays, know…

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Negotiating Your Divorce Decree

A couple negotiates their divorce decree

As anyone going through the process themselves will know, getting a divorce involves several hurdles. A divorce decree can seem like the light at the end of the tunnel after months of toil — but negotiation has its own set of challenges. To avoid common stumbling blocks and problems when carrying out a divorce in…

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October Is a Great Time to Mediate

October is a great time for mediation

October is widely known as a month of Halloween, pumpkin-spiced lattes, and autumnal aesthetics — but did you know it’s the perfect time to try mediation? The month is home to Mediation Week (the third week of October) and Conflict Resolution Day (17th October). Even if you’re not currently going through a divorce or another…

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Are there benefits to an at-Fault Divorce in Virginia?

Benefits of an at-Fault Divorce in Virginia

Deciding to file for a divorce is difficult enough already, but you’ll soon find you have a second decision to make: whether you opt for a no-fault or an at-fault divorce. Both options are possible in Virginia, depending on your circumstances. Whether your ex-spouse committed adultery or something even worse, there are pros and cons…

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Proving Adultery In Virginia

Proving Adultery in Virginia

You might be certain that your spouse committed adultery, but your word won’t hold up in the eyes of the law without concrete evidence. This is true no matter where you live, but Virginia residents face a few unique challenges and considerations; let’s examine the best way to proceed with proving adultery in the state.…

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What Does Equitable Distribution Mean in Divorce?

The court uses equitable distribution to divide assets fairly

There are many things to consider when you’ve decided to get a divorce. Not only is it a major life decision, but it also causes some disruption to everyday life. Each state is different in terms of its divorce laws. While some states adhere to common law property when it comes to divorce, Virginia is…

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7 Ways to Help Your Child’s Mental Health During a Divorce

Protect your child’s mental health during a divorce

Parents who choose to divorce have concluded that this is best for the family.  The marital relationship may be damaging not only to the parents but also to the children.  However, even in the best circumstances, divorce may be challenging for the children. While it is important to consider everyone’s mental health during a divorce,…

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What Is Collaborative Law?

A group of lawyers, clients, and professionals work together in the collaborative law process

Most clients come to a lawyer expecting to battle out their issue in court. While litigation is an option, it isn’t always the best way to find solutions. Many lawyers now offer other professional services that include mediation and collaborative law. Both of these options offer a different way to come to an agreement, and…

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How to Create a Long-Distance Parenting Plan

A young girl travels alone by plane to visit a parent

Walking through a divorce is a challenging process for everyone involved. Add children into the mix, and a divorce can become even harder. Using mediation services throughout the divorce process can help make the overall process easier for the whole family.  Creating a parenting plan is part of the mediation process in a divorce and…

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