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How Are Property and Debt Divided at Divorce?

Virginia statutes provide for the "equitable" distribution of the marital property and marital debt between the parties at the conclusion of the divorce.

"Marital property" consists of all jointly-titled property as well as all other property, other than separate property, acquired by either or both of the parties from the date of the marriage through the...
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What Are the Grounds for Divorce in Virginia?

Given the percentage of marriages that end in divorce, nearly anyone could be affected in some way by a separation or divorce.

Dissolving a marriage often involves property rights and financial matters, and can raise complicated legal problems, especially when children are involved. But before the complicated details can begin, there has to be ground for...
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Important Divorce Deadlines

When you’re going through a divorce, life can be hectic and overwhelming. On top of personal situations, you must also deal with the legalities that come along with it.

You’ll quickly learn that there are many deadlines throughout the divorce process, and having a good understanding of this timeline can help reduce stress and manage your...
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What You Need to Know About Legal and Physical Custody in Virginia

Understanding the correct usage of a legal term is important, especially when these terms are applied to the custody outcome for your child or children. Physical, legal and joint custody all refer to different arrangements after a divorce and it’s important to understand these terms before any decisions are made.

What Is Legal Custody?

Legal custody refers...
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