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Understanding Virginia Divorce Property Division Laws

Approximately 45% of first marriages end in divorce, which involves making decisions and agreements about the distribution of assets and property. To ensure a fair division of the property acquired during the marriage, states have enacted property division laws that generally follow one of two practices.

The Stages of Divorce Mediation

There are many different challenges that arise during the divorce process, including those related to child custody, visitation and asset division. A preferred method of reaching an agreement that all parties can come to terms with is through divorce mediation. Divorce mediation can be broken down into a few distinct stages. Let's review the divorce mediation process below.

Common Myths about Divorce Mediation

When you're considering divorce, litigation might seem like the only path available to you. Fortunately, divorce mediation offers an alternative that benefits all parties involved. However, there are some misconceptions that might deter you in your decision to pursue mediation. In this blog post, let’s examine and dispel some of the most common divorce mediation myths.

A Quick Guide to Different Types of Divorce Proceedings

Many types of divorce proceedings exist, mainly because divorce can be complicated, and each situation can differ drastically. Studies show that 42-45% of first marriages end in divorce, so it’s important to understand you’re not alone and that there are different options available for you should you decide to seek a divorce. Experienced family lawyers are available to assist you, guide you through the process and help you understand the best course of action.