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Why You Want An Attorney To Draft Your Will and Other Estate Documents

Let’s talk about estate planning. You’ve made the decision to get a Will drafted, or perhaps something in your situation has changed which now requires you to update your Will. You think maybe it’ll be easier to draft one on your own or maybe you should look online to have one filled in for you. We are living in an …

Do grandparents have legal rights to see their grandchildren in Virginia?

  My name is Nora Misenti. I’m an attorney here at Holcomb Law. And a question has been asked as to whether or not grandparents have rights to visitation with their grandchildren? There are no automatic grandparent’s visitation rights in Virginia. Grandparents are however persons with legitimate interest. What that means is a grandparent has a right to file a …

How To File For Divorce in Virginia

  We’ve been getting a lot of questions about how you can file for divorce and how you can start a divorce, and one thing that you really need to know and remember is that there’s a condition precedent before you can file for divorce that needs to be [inaudible 00:00:17]. One of you, meaning one spouse, needs to have …

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How is Property Divided During a Virginia Divorce?

  This is Nora Misenti, I’m an attorney at Holcomb Law, and a question’s been asked about how Virginia divides up marital property, what’s considered marital property, is Virginia a community property state. Virginia is not a community property state. That means that there’s no automatic 50/50 split when you’re getting divorced and you’re trying to figure out what to …

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Filing for Divorce While in Military in Virginia

  Hello. I’m Carter Allen lead attorney here at Holcomb Law. Today. I’m going to give you some of the basics of military divorce in Virginia. As you might expect, many of our military members serving and based here in the Old Dominion have come here from other states or even other countries. The requirements of military service put an …

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Uncontested Divorce in Virginia

  My name is Stephen Jones, and I am an associate attorney here at Holcomb Law. Oftentimes, when I’m meeting with clients for a divorce, the topic of uncontested versus contested arises. Clients want to know what an uncontested divorce is and if their divorce will be one. The first thing we do at Holcomb Law is listen carefully to …

How Do You Separate a Marriage in Virginia?

How Do You Separate a Marriage in Virginia?

  My name is Stephen Jones and I’m an Associate Attorney here at Holcomb Law. A common question we are asked by our clients is, how do I file for a legal separation in Virginia? The answer is often surprising to our clients because there is no legal separation of Virginia, at least nothing formal that you file with the …