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Basics of Getting Divorced in Virginia

Basics of Getting Divorced in Virginia

Basics of Getting Divorced in Virginia  By: John Whitbeck [02.26.2021] If you’re contemplating divorce in the state of Virginia, it’s pretty straightforward as far as requirements go. However, it can take months, or even years, especially if the other party contests...
Pros and Cons of Keeping Separate Property Separate

Pros and Cons of Keeping Separate Property Separate

Pros and Cons of Keeping Separate Property Separate [01.22.2021] Virginia classifies property and debt during a divorce as either marital property and debt, separate property and debt, or a mix (or “hybrid”) of both. Your actions during the marriage and separation...
Property Status in a Virginia Divorce: Overview 101

Property Status in a Virginia Divorce: Overview 101

Property Status in a Virginia Divorce: Overview 101 [01.13.2021]  When getting married, it is important to understand what happens to each spouses’ existing property at the time of the marriage. The first step in analyzing your spouse’s property status is to know that...
Five Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Virginia Divorce

Five Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Virginia Divorce

Five Big Mistakes to Avoid in Your Virginia Divorce By: John Whitbeck [11.12.2020] Making mistakes during your divorce is common, especially if you are not represented by a skilled Virginia divorce attorney. Divorce is stressful and emotional, so it’s easy to make...
Things to Consider When Changing Your Name

Things to Consider When Changing Your Name

Things to Consider When Changing Your Name By: Kevin McCandlish [11.05.2020] Changing one’s name can bring about a fresh start, a new perspective, or an opportunity to reconnect with an important personal history. Common reasons to change one’s name range from entry...