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What makes a divorce a high-asset divorce?

If you're looking into a divorce in Virginia, you may have encountered the term "high-asset divorce," one many outside the legal profession aren't familiar with. Its meaning is easy enough to deduce from the name alone: a divorce that involves dividing many valuable...

Postnuptial agreements can shield against high-asset divorce

No couple in Virginia marries with the intent of separating. However, as the years go by, spouses may grow apart, and divorce sometimes becomes inevitable. For spouses in high-asset marriages, a divorce can be incredibly complex. However, a postnuptial agreement is one way spouses can protect themselves should a divorce happen. But what is a postnuptial agreement and how does…

How co-parents can successfully navigate the school year

There has been a lot of research and many studies to show why shared parenting is a beneficial child custody arrangement for many separated parents. However, for those in Virginia with school-aged children, co-parenting during the school year can be very challenging. Here are a few ways parents can navigate the challenges that come with co-parenting when school is in…

What to do when a spouse is hiding assets in a divorce

Ending a marriage in Virginia can get complicated quickly. One of the toughest parts of divorce is dividing marital assets and debts between spouses, especially in a high-asset divorce. In high-net-worth marriages, it is not uncommon for a spouse to try and hide assets to avoid property division. Hiding assets in a divorce is illegal and often creates a lot…

Preparing for child custody proceedings

When parents begin to navigate a separation, they may be concerned about how the situation will affect their children. In some cases, both parents may want primary custody of the kids. If parents can’t come to a suitable child custody agreement, a trial may ensue. A court trial can be worrisome and intimidating, to say the least. Here are some…