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December 2014 Archives

Owners who divorce in Virginia can protect their businesses

During a divorce, even a seemingly non-contentious one, it can be common to overlook protection of assets. This includes companies owned by one or both of the spouses. Consequently, it's essential for Virginia executives who control at least one business to make sure that a divorce doesn't derail the smooth operations of the organization.

Woman fakes pregnancy in effort to gain child support

The issue of child support is taken very seriously in the family court system. If a parent does not pay ordered support in Virginia, there are legal consequences. There are also legal consequences for anyone who fraudulently collects any kind of child support.

Hidden assets can wreak havoc in a divorce

One thing that no one wants to experience is to have someone put one over on them. There are many circumstances where being cheated/tricked out of something can be very harmful to a person. One such circumstance is when a divorcing individual is cheated out of a fair property division arrangement by misconduct by their ex-spouse.

As Virginia couples prepare for divorce, there is much to discuss

Any Virginia couple that has gone through -- or is planning to go through -- a divorce knows, there are many considerations that must be taken into account. From child custody, if applicable, to the division of property, each topic area is important in its own right. Yet what is equally as important, and should always be kept in mind, is that every aspect of a divorce affects other aspects. 

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