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

May 07, 2020

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...

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Family Law 101 - "I Want Full Custody!"

May 22, 2018

“I want full custody!” This is the most common phrase I hear when meeting with a prospective client for an initial consultation regarding a divorce or child custody matter. For a variety of reasons explained below, the usual response to this...

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When Can My Child Testify In Court In A Custody/Visitation Case About Where He/She Wants To Live?

November 01, 2016

I am often told by clients that their child is 12 years old (or fill in the blank with any age 12 or older) and that their child can decide where he or she wants to live. While some states may have statutory or case law setting forth the age after...

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