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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Marital vs. Separate Property – What a court can and cannot split up during...

During a divorce, the property owned by a couple will be divided between them.  This process, called equitable distribution, is governed by a statutory framework created by the General Assembly.  The overarching goal of...

Are You or A Loved One Going Through a Divorce or Have Child Custody...

Divorce proceedings can be complex, confusing, painful, time consuming, and emotionally taxing.  You can avoid this stress by having an aggressive advocate representing your interests in court.  The attorneys at Bucci & Dix bring...

Abusive Relationships and Financial Hardships: What Should You Do?

Unfortunately, many couples find themselves parting ways after years of marriage and that can create problems never before considered. Spousal abuse or financial hardship often result. Thanks to Melanie Friend of CowanGates for this...

Post Separation Adultery – Why hooking up after breaking up is a bad idea.

Everyone knows adultery is wrong.  In fact, many of you may be surprised to know it’s still a crime in Virginia – under Code Section 18.2 – 365, adultery is a Class 4 misdemeanor. ...

Prenuptual Agreements

Prenuptial agreements have become increasingly common in Virginia and throughout the United States.  They are not just for the rich and famous, either.  Given the high divorce rate in America, many people view prenuptial...

Sharing Child Custody from Separate Cities

Thanks to CowanGates and Melanie A. Friend for this valuable information pertaining to family law. My wife and I just got divorced last year and have been sharing equal custody of our son. Now I've...

Helpful Words From Women Who Have Been in Your Shoes

These are some helpful words from Richmond women who have been through divorce, presented by Scott Bucci of Bucci & Dix.The rules of kindness always apply even though your former spouse may be...

Pendente Lite Relief

When spouses decide to get a divorce, but that divorce is not yet finalized, the court can award what is known as pendente lite support.  Pendente lite literally means pending litigation.  This support is...

Create a Will: Win $250 Toward Legal Services

Yup. You gotta make one.If you are anything like me, you are avoiding it.  But it's important to do. According to USA Today, almost three-quarters of adults under the age of 34 do not have...

Ask a Lawyer: Melanie Friend of CowanGates

 Thanks to CowanGates and Melanie A. Friend for this valuable information pertaining to family law. My husband and I separated, and the children live with me most of the time. How do I ask a court...

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