On the first Wednesday of every month, the family law office of Phillips & Peters celebrates WCW aka Women Crush Wednesday! These are not sponsored or paid posts – just women business owners we think are crushing it in Hampton Roads that we love to support.     In 2019 we reached our ninth year in […]

One of the most invaluable experiences my parents provided for me as a child was to open our home to children who were going through the foster care system. Growing up with foster kids who came from very different home environments helped me appreciate that not everyone was as fortunate as me and my siblings […]

Where It All Began  In 1941, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed a joint resolution of Congress setting the national day of Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday in November. The celebration of the Thanksgiving holiday in the United States changes from history to legend the further we turn the clocks back. It seems, though, that ever […]

Separation in Virginia  It is important to know that there is no need, requirement or mechanism to “file” for separation in Virginia. Whether a couple is “separated” in Virginia is a factual determination. Before a married couple can divorce, they must live separate for the time required by Virginia law and one or both parties […]

On the first Wednesday of every month, the family law office of Phillips & Peters celebrates Women Crush Wednesday! These are not sponsored or paid posts – just women business owners we think are crushing it in Hampton Roads that we love to support.   On any fine weathered weekday, you are likely to see the […]

Child trick or treating with Dad

For many families, Halloween is more than a day, it’s a tradition. It’s 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. Some parents are legally bound to adhere to a court-ordered custody […]

On the first Wednesday of every month, the family law office of Phillips & Peters celebrates Women Crush Wednesday! These are not sponsored or paid posts – just women business owners we think are crushing it in Hampton Roads that we love to support.    “If you feel good, you will always perform your best without […]

Phillips & Peters Team in Orange Shirts for Hunger Action Month

What is Hunger Action Month? With the efforts of the nonprofit group, Feeding America, September is now known as Hunger Action Month. This means food banks across the nation have been reaching out to their local communities for support. Currently, 1 in 8 of Americans wrestles with hunger. The Hampton Roads community is not exempt […]

On the first Wednesday of every month, the family law office of Phillips & Peters celebrates Women Crush Wednesday! These are not sponsored or paid posts – just women business owners we think are crushing it in Hampton Roads that we love to support.     With Labor Day behind us, Fall is unofficially here! Everyone […]

Environmental Preparedness

Our weekly wellness challenge was to “know your resources”. This is a great way to continue our efforts to live a well-balanced life. In time we encounter obstacles that threaten to throw us off course. These obstacles could include natural storms, family issues, and/or personal crisis. These types of emergencies are often out of our […]