Can I get an Annulment instead of a Divorce?

Question: I’ve only been married for four months; we have no children, assets, debts or anything needs to be divided. Why can’t I apply for an annulment instead of a divorce? Answer: An annulment in Virginia is different from a divorce: a divorce is the end to a valid...
Questions about my Home and the Divorce:

Questions about my Home and the Divorce:

Should I keep the house? To answer this, you should take into consideration home size, utilities, payments, family needs, etc. You also need to realize that you will now be entirely responsible for the house payment, upkeep and other related bills. Since you will no...
Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?

Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce?

QUESTION: Do I Need a Lawyer for an Uncontested Divorce? I have children and some significant assets, but my spouse and I have agreed to an uncontested divorce. So, I was wondering if an online divorce is a good idea if everything is uncontested or do you get what you...
What Are the Best Cases for Filing Uncontested Divorce

What Are the Best Cases for Filing Uncontested Divorce

The following are general guidelines about the circumstances that are best handled by filing for an uncontested divorce. Obviously, however, these general guidelines may not apply in your individual case. A very brief to relatively brief marriage (one to five years)...
Why You Shouldn’t Buy Divorce Documents Online

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Divorce Documents Online

Online divorce in Virginia isn’t what you may think it is. You can’t actually get divorced entirely online in Virginia. Rather, you can download the initial divorce papers, but you will need to file them. You may also need to attend one or more hearings at the court...