Should You Fight for Sole Custody of Your Children? Approaching a divorce, many parents feel that they should fight for sole custody of their children. Perhaps you’ve been hurt or even betrayed by your spouse and you know that you’re the best choice to raise your children and make all decisions about their care. In […]
Is Collaborative Divorce Expensive?
Is a Collaborative Divorce Expensive Compared to a Litigated Divorce? Collaborative lawyers generally charge by the hour, as do lawyers in other areas of family law, and rates vary according to experience. Since every case is different, there is no way to accurately predict cost. The cost of your collaborative divorce will depend on the […]
How Is Property Divided During Divorce?
As you think about divorce, you should consider how your property is divided in divorce in Virginia. If you and your spouse cannot mutually agree on how to divide your property in a divorce, a court will do it for you. If a court does this for you, the Judge will take into consideration a […]
Differences Between Collaborative Divorce & Mediation
How is Collaborative Divorce Different from Mediation? Many people ask how collaborative divorce is different from using mediation in reaching a divorce agreement. Family law attorney Marcy Jones is trained and experienced in both mediation and collaborative divorce law. In mediation, there is one neutral professional who meets with the parties to help reach resolution. […]
Can You Get a Good Divorce?
Is it Possible to Get a Good Divorce? With almost one out of every two marriages ending in divorce, and with the horror stories we hear about how terrible divorce can be, the question for the day becomes, “Is there a good way to get through a divorce and make it easier and less expensive?” […]
Collaborative Divorce vs Divorce Litigation
How is Collaborative Divorce different from Divorce Litigation? Are you considering collaborative divorce? If so, you’re probably wondering how collaborative divorce is different from divorce litigation. Marcy Jones is an experienced family law litigation attorney and a trained, experienced collaborative divorce lawyer, so she can describe both options for you. Call 434-845-2463 to make an […]