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21 07, 2017

What are the Steps to Legally Adopt My Stepchild(ren)?

By |July 21st, 2017|Categories: Adoption, Children & Parenting, Family Law, Father's Rights, Fatherhood, Parental Rights|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Gather round, children, and Ol’ Grandpa Jason will read to y’all from the Code of Virginia. Doesn’t that sound nice? What? You want to hear the story again of how your stepfather adopted the lot [...]

19 07, 2017

The Ultimate Divorce Settlement Checklist

By |July 19th, 2017|Categories: Child Custody, Child Support, Children & Parenting, Divorce, Family Law, Finances, Marital Property, Property Division, Separation Agreement, Settlement Agreement, Spousal Support|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

A property settlement agreement or separation agreement in a Virginia divorce is like the world’s weirdest grocery list. It will have a lot of details on it, in odd juxtaposition, and not a single item [...]

17 07, 2017

Signing Over Parental Rights in Virginia: What You Should Know

By |July 17th, 2017|Categories: Children & Parenting, Family Law, Parental Rights|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Parenting is a series of selfless acts. Our state is blessed with many citizens whose selfless sacrifices, like first responders at Virginia Task Force 1, seldom get the attention they deserve. Everyday heroes come in [...]

14 07, 2017

Who is Responsible for the Mortgage during a Separation?

By |July 14th, 2017|Categories: Debt, Divorce, Family Law, Finances, Marital Property, Property Division, Separation Agreement, Settlement Agreement|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

In 1935 you could mortgage the Boardwalk for $200. The Monopoly property, not Virginia Beach’s. That $200 was the highest on the board, with classy Park Place coming in at only $175. (Poor Baltic Avenue; [...]

12 07, 2017

How Can I Stop Wage Garnishment for Child Support?

By |July 12th, 2017|Categories: Child Support, Children & Parenting, Family Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Wage garnishment is unrelated to garnishes for food, though they come from the same word root. While you may love having parsley atop your mac n’ cheese from The Public House in Norfolk, you definitely [...]

7 07, 2017

Jurisdiction in Custody & Visitation: Intro to the UCCJEA

By |July 7th, 2017|Categories: Abduction, Child Custody, Children & Parenting, Family Law, Father's Rights, Fatherhood, Visitation|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Real Virginia police recently arrested a man for wearing police attire1 to get the drop on his victim. This earned the fake cop two real two charges: malicious wounding with a caustic substance (he pepper [...]

5 07, 2017

How Can I Protect My Data During a Separation or Divorce?

By |July 5th, 2017|Categories: Divorce, Family Law, Marriage, Separation Agreement|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

The origin of the word “secretary,” for both the furniture and the person, is the Latin word secretum, meaning secret. Secretaries (furniture; person) help you hide secrets. Sometimes the cabinet makers building secretaries went a [...]