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  • Trump’s order provides ammunition for litigants in family law matters

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach By: Thomas Velarde On January 25, 2017, President Donald J. Trump signed the Executive Order “Enhancing Public Safety in the Interior of the United States” (“Trump’s Order”).  This…

  • Is cheating on your spouse a crime?

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach It may surprise you to hear that adultery is a crime in Virginia.  It is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to a $250 fine.  Although adultery is often…

  • Tips for your initial consult with an attorney

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach By: Molly Garrett So you have finally made the decision to meet with an attorney to discuss issues within your marriage.   Although we are attorneys, we are also…

  • Dividing unconventional assets

    This content is sponsored by Shoun Bach By: Divani Nadaraja Divorce can be a very challenging process that inevitably takes a toll on the people and families involved.  During this process, it can be easy…

  • 5 tips for navigating social media during divorce

    This content is sponsored by Shoun Bach By Patricia C. Palmer, Paralegal The world is more connected than ever.  Thanks to social networking websites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and LinkedIn, you can reconnect…

  • Talk to a divorce lawyer now; avoid pain later

    This content is sponsored by Shoun Bach By Molly Garrett There are various reasons why I always recommend that someone talk to a lawyer, even if a divorce is not eminent. The main reason is…

  • Top six tips to avoid divorce mistakes

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach By Susan M. Butler Although no person wants to think about planning for a divorce, divorce occurs in almost 50 percent of all marriages. If one party is…

  • Living under the same roof after separation

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach Spouses from time to time decide to effect marital separation while continuing to reside in the same household. Reasons for such a decision are diverse and include, by…

  • Playing it safe: How to handle alcohol abuse and co-parenting

    This content is sponsored by Shoun Bach By: Kathleen Hassett Abuse of alcohol is frequently an issue in divorce matters. For separated or divorced parents, alcohol abuse is of special concern regarding parenting time with…

  • Pets & Divorce

    This article is sponsored by Shoun Bach By Daniel B. Schy In the summer before my third year of law school, I passed a PetSmart adoption event while heading to another store.  At the time,…