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Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

Understanding “Hybrid” Property in a Virginia Divorce

When spouses divorce in Virginia, the law requires an equitable distribution of marital property. Generally, all property will be defined as marital property or separate property. Marital property is property acquired during the marriage using marital funds; it belongs to both spouses and it must be divided equitably upon divorce. Separate property is property that […]

Use Tax-Advantaged Accounts for Retirement Savings

Saving for retirement is made easier by tax-advantaged accounts like 401(k)s and IRAs. Here is what you should know about these accounts. A 401(k) is a retirement savings account provided by one’s employer, who may also match the employee’s contributions up to a certain amount. Contributions are deducted from an employee’s paycheck before taxes, so […]