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Family Law and Estate Planning Blog

Grandparents’ Visitation Rights in Virginia

Grandparents often play an important role in a child’s life, and both grandparent and grandchild may suffer if they are unable to see each other. If one or more parent objects to a grandparent having visitation with a child, grandparents may wonder what their rights are. Virginia courts treat the parent-child relationship as primary, and […]

Child Custody and Visitation Basics

When parents divorce, it is important to learn about the child custody and visitation options that are available and the legal standards that apply. In many cases, divorcing couples can ultimately agree on custody and visitation issues without the need for a court order. When an agreement cannot be reached, knowledgeable advice and representation from […]

An Overview of Family Law

Typically, family law attorneys assist people in making and breaking family relationships. Specific areas of representation include marriage and relationship planning, divorce, paternity, child custody and child support. Some family law attorneys also provide assistance in the area of adoption. Marriage Marriage is a legal and business union as much as it is a romantic […]

Enforcement and Modification of Child Support Orders

The duty to pay child support generally starts with an order for support from a state family court. The order may be issued in a temporary or final divorce proceeding or, following establishment of paternity, after a request for support is received from an unmarried custodial parent. Child support payments are often due at specific […]