Child trick or treating with Dad

For many families, Halloween is more than a day; it is a tradition. It is a time where children and adults alike are excited to dress up, eat too much candy, and join in the community festivities. This can be difficult for families that are co-parenting and even more difficult with the struggles brought about […]

Mental Health in Divorce

On October 10th people around the globe will celebrate “World Mental Health Day“. This day is meant to raise awareness about the variety of mental health issues and mobilize efforts to support those in need. As family law attorneys we know that divorce can have a profound impact on your physical, mental, and emotional health. […]

single ring from divorce

Deciding to file for divorce is not an easy decision. When you decide that moving forward with a divorce is right for you and your family, the law requires that you have a reason. Legally, this is known as the “ground” or “grounds” for divorce. Each state has specific grounds for divorce. In Virginia, generally, […]

Bull is an American legal drama that airs on CBS. In the show, Dr. Jason Bull works at a prolific trial consulting firm.  In the episode, Child of Mine, a white couple gives birth to their baby.  Confusion ensues when the couple realizes that their baby is brown.  It is soon revealed that the fertility clinic that the couple used […]

Happy Family

See Virginia Code 20-124.2  In Virginia, parents have a legal obligation to provide for their children. Generally, child support terminates at the age of 18 unless the child is a full-time high school student who is still living at home and not self-supporting. If this is the case, then child support will continue until the child turns 19 or graduates […]