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Written by Bretta Lewis

A New Approach to Family Law as a Healing Force in a Time of Upheaval and Uncertainty in Post-Pandemic Virginia

The phrase Mr. Rogers used to guide children in frightening situations, “Look for the Helpers,” has been quoted a lot lately. Now more than ever, those of us who are feeling frightened and alone are looking for someone to guide us through the...

May 07, 2020 in Child & Spousal Support; Child Custody; Divorce & Family Law;

Shared Custody

I am often asked about the definition of shared custody. The term “shared custody” appears in the child support section of the Code of Virginia, not the custody and visitation section. It refers to circumstances where one party has custody or...

October 01, 2013 in Child & Spousal Support; Divorce & Family Law;