Letting Go of the Bitterness: Why Letting Go of Resentment is Crucial for Divorce Healing (and Maybe Even Saving Your Marriage)

Resentment in a Divorce: Avoid this Poison As a family law attorney, I see it all – the raw emotions, the desire for justice, and the deep-seated resentment that often lingers like a persistent cough long after the decision to divorce has been made. While anger and hurt are natural reactions to the ending of … Read more

Unpacking the Reality: Why Your Perception Matters, But Only Up to a Point, in Child Custody Cases

To Clients: How Custody Cases Really Work I understand your deep desire to understand the potential strengths and weaknesses of your child custody case. You’ve likely poured over countless articles, consulted friends, and formed your own strong opinions about what should happen. However, it’s crucial to understand that while your perspective is invaluable, the outcome … Read more

Putting Children First: The Most Important Step in Divorce

The well-being of your children must remain a top priority during a divorce. Divorce is a profoundly difficult experience, not just for spouses but also for the children caught in the crossfire. Amidst emotional turmoil, financial anxieties, and legal complexities, it’s easy to lose sight of what truly matters: the well-being of your children. Child-focused … Read more

How to establish paternity in Virginia

Uncertain about your fatherhood rights in Virginia? This guide explains how to establish paternity. Am I the father? This is the question family lawyers are hearing more frequently than many realize. Establishing the parent child relationship between a man and a child is otherwise known as establishing paternity. Paternity is presumed in the husband whenever … Read more

Protecting Your Children: Putting Your Kids First During Divorce

Divorce is undeniably emotional, often pushing self-control to its limits. But when children are involved, taking the high road is paramount. Their well-being and emotional stability must come first, regardless of the challenges you face with your ex-partner. Here’s how to prioritize your children’s needs during divorce: While this list isn’t exhaustive, it can guide … Read more