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...
Marital Asset v. Separate Property

Marital Asset v. Separate Property

Question:  My wife owned a home before we got married, but I put in a lot of  permanent improvements, such as a new bathroom and kitchen during our marriage. I paid for all of the remodeling costs, and did some of the work myself.  We are now going through a divorce...