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Representing your interests in the property division process

When a couple in Virginia divorces, does their property simply get split 50/50? Not necessarily. In Virginia, property division will be done through equitable distribution. A judge will determine what is fair in each couple's situation, and this may not always mean each party walks away from the marriage with exactly half of the marital assets.

High-asset divorce requires fair asset valuation

No matter how amicably a divorcing couple in Richmond wishes to split, heightened emotions can cloud one's judgment, and lead a person to make less-than-rational decisions. This may be especially true in a high-asset divorce, since the stakes are so high. Therefore, it can help to seek the assistance of neutral financial experts when it comes to negotiating a settlement in a high-asset divorce, so that a fair result can be reached.

Moral acceptability of divorce rises even as divorce rate drops

For those of you who have concerns over social stigma, you may be interested in a recent analysis by the Gallup organization. According to its latest Values and Beliefs poll, divorce has become far less controversial than it was in the middle of the last century -- and that trend is increasing among all the demographic groups it measured.

Assistance navigating the child custody process

While there are many different elements to consider during a divorce - especially when your estate is made up of complex accounts and holdings - your children are clearly in a realm all their own. Trying to do the best for your children while juggling every other aspect of the divorce can be an extremely difficult tightrope to walk, and that's why having experienced representation is crucial.

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