Divorce- How fast can it go?

In Virginia, divorce can be in theory achieved in a fairly short amount of time if you meet certain legal requirements. By statute, if a couple has lived separate and apart in excess of six months, … [Read more...]

Virginia and Digital Assets: Our own Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

As anyone that has been a fiduciary can tell you, getting into a principal's digital assets (whether it be email, accounts, or social media platforms) can at times be a challenge.  For Virginia … [Read more...]

What is the Difference Between a Guardian and Conservator?

There are times when a child or an adult with diminished capacity will need a guardian and/or conservator appointed because he or she lacks the physical and/or mental capacity to care for themselves. … [Read more...]

Personal Injury and Wearable Tech

As electronic devices continue to shrink, the prevalence of wearable technology in everyday grows more and more powerful. Watches that once told us only the time and date can now track and store our … [Read more...]

Estate Planning and Trusts: Do you need a trust?

If you have minor children, loved ones with diminished capacity, a substantial amount of assets, or have very specific instructions for how, when and to whom you want your estate to be distributed … [Read more...]

Catastrophic Accidents – Exhausting all available coverage

There are accidents on our roadways every day. While most collisions are fender-benders resulting in minor injuries and are resolved by insurance quickly, some injuries are so severe that they take … [Read more...]

Where should I file for divorce in Virginia?

Once you decide to obtain a divorce in the Commonwealth of Virginia, the next question you may want to consider is which circuit courthouse can you file the divorce paperwork with? In Virginia, you … [Read more...]

Understanding Circumstantial Evidence in Virginia Criminal Courts

In many criminal cases, the Commonwealth cannot prove a case by direct evidence. Direct evidence is evidence such as eyewitness testimony, scientific evidence, or a confession. If the Commonwealth … [Read more...]

Five Tips for Child Support Direct Payments in Virginia

In Virginia many individuals pay or receive child support to or from the parents of their children. If a parent asks for child support to be paid into the Division of Child Support Enforcement, then … [Read more...]

Social Media and Personal Injury Suits – When is a good time to stay offline?

If you’re injured in a car accident (or have another basis for a personal injury suit), one of the most important things you can do is to stay off social media until your case is done. Facebook, … [Read more...]