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4/18/2014
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The 6 Things to Tell your Daughter During Divorce

If you've ever wondered what to tell your daughter when she's going through a divorce, look no further. Here are my 6 best pieces of advice for mom to tell daughter.

Category: Tips for success

4/16/2014
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When am I separated in Virginia and what does it mean?

In Virginia, separation is grounds for divorce, so you'll want to be sure you know how to prove that you've been living separate before your divorce.

Category: Separation

4/14/2014
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"Conscious Uncoupling" and Virginia's No Fault Divorce

Ever since Gwenyth Paltrow announced that she would be "consciously uncoupling" from her hubby, everyone has wondered what that meant. Find out what it means in Virginia here.

Category: Divorce

4/9/2014
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Your Virginia divorce options

If you're facing Virginia divorce, you're overwhelmed by the number of choices you have to make. Gather information, make the right decision from the beginning.

Category: Divorce

4/7/2014
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Girl's Night Out helps Virginia women start over after divorce

Whatever has happened to make you end your marriage, it's not too late to start over. Attend a Girl's Night Out event, sponsored by Hofheimer Family Law.

Category: After Divorce

4/2/2014
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Don't wait too long to get a divorce just because it's scary!

Take the time now to start making the changes you'll need to make for your future.

Category: Tips for success

3/26/2014
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Is it harder for women to pay for attorneys than men?

Just because you can't afford to hire an attorney doesn't mean you have to go to court alone. Find out about a new do-it-yourself divorce resource created for Virginia women.

Category: Divorce

3/24/2014
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Planning for the best Virginia divorce possible

If you want your divorce to move forward in a certain way, you'll have to start planning for that now. Plan for the best Virginia divorce possible.

Category: Divorce

3/24/2014
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Should I Hire a Private Investigator in my Virginia Divorce?

Before you hire a private investigator in your Virginia divorce, read this article!

Category: General

3/21/2014
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Can't I just get an annulment?

Annulments legally erase a marriage, making it as though it never happened. This is a tempting option, but it's not for everyone. Find out if you qualify.

Category: Annulment

3/19/2014
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How much does a Virginia divorce cost?

If you're like most women, you're concerned about how much your divorce will cost. Read here to find out how attorneys bill and how you can save money.

Category: Divorce

3/17/2014
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Who should I bring to meet my lawyer with me?

Be careful who you bring with you to meet with your attorney. Remember that these appointments are confidential and can include uncomfortable discussions.

Category: General

3/12/2014
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If I leave my husband, can I take my child with me?

If you're planning on leaving your husband and you want custody later, you should plan to take your children with you when you go, otherwise you're in for all sorts of trouble.

Category: Child Custody

3/10/2014
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What kind of divorce is best for me?

If you're considering divorce, you may be confused by all the different terms--fault, no fault--and wonder what it all means. Contested or uncontested? Figure it out here.

Category: Divorce

3/7/2014
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How to Draft Custody and Visitation Provisions

If you and your child's father are separating, you'll have to reach an agreement about how to share parenting time with your children, according to their age and maturity.

Category: Child Custody

3/5/2014
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What is appropriate for custody and visitation?

If you and your child's father are separating, you'll need to come up with some sort of custody and visitation arrangement that takes into accounts your interests as parents and your child's needs.

Category: Child Custody

3/3/2014
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What happens to your child support if something happens to your child's father?

If your child's father dies while he still has a support obligation, he can't pay child support anymore. Can you do it alone? If not, what steps will you take to protect yourself?

Category: Child Support

2/28/2014
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Changes in custody and visitation arrangements in Virginia

What happens when your custody and visitation agreement isn't working out? How do you change custody and visitation? Staying out of court in your custody case

Category: General

2/26/2014
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Creating a Custody and Visitation Arrangement: Avoiding big custody mistakes

If you're getting divorced and have children, you should be contemplating what kind of custody and visitation arrangement you'll create.

Category: General

2/24/2014
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Child Support in Virginia: What to expect, and how much you'll get

If you're getting a divorce and have children in common, you probably wonder how much child support you'll get. Find out how to calculate child support here.

Category: General

2/21/2014
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Quick, Cheap, Easy Divorce Without an Attorney?

If you can't afford to hire an attorney to represent you in your Virginia divorce, what are your other options available? Design Your Divorce is a women's only divorce resource.

Category: Divorce

2/19/2014
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Is my husband is hiding information in our Virginia divorce?

During the discovery process, you'll find out about the assets and liabilities in your marriage. If your husband is lying or hiding assets, this is where we'll catch him.

Category: General