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Collaborative Divorce

Collaborative law refers to the process of removing disputes from the “fight and win” setting of a courtroom into a “troubleshoot and problem solve” setting of negotiations. Thus, a collaborative law divorce is a process by which parties use mediation and negotiations to settle their divorce…
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Contested Divorce

Even the assistance of legal counsel can’t always help couples resolve the key issues necessary to terminate their marriage. In many cases, their dispute must be solved through the courts. These so-called “Contested Divorce” proceedings rely on a trial judge to resolve the often-difficult issues of…
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Uncontested Divorces

Separation agreements help couples avoid costly, stressful and time-consuming courtroom disputes over the likes of property, assets, debts, spousal support and child custody. Yet signing a binding separation agreement without a knowledgeable legal family law advocate by…
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Military Divorce

Although the process surrounding the divorce of military personnel is no different than that faced by civilians, several factors surrounding military employment can make the process more difficult and time consuming. To name just a few: military pensions, health insurance coverage, gross…
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LGBT Divorce And Family Law

With the expansion of marriage rights to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender couples in the Commonwealth of Virginia, Mahoney Nashatka Richmond, PLLC has worked diligently to provide a full array of divorce and family law legal services to same sex couples. From premarital agreements…
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Post Divorce Disputes

Both parties want to remove the stress that led to a separation and to live well following a divorce. However, conflicts over finances, childcare obligations and the terms of court orders can unfortunately lead divorced couples back into the legal arena. Any number of issues can arise…
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Premarital/Prenuptial Agreements

For many, the most pressing challenges of a wedding center on the best way to celebrate saying, “I Do.” For others, the situation is decidedly more complex. There may be children from previous relationships, family legacy assets to consider or previously owned property or businesses that…
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Marital Agreements

Marriage is a partnership, but with the introduction of business and property ownership, child custody matters or new family inheritances, relationships can have a legal side, too. Mahoney Nashatka Richmond attorneys can help you address your unique marital circumstances through…
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Custody And Visitation

Determining child custody and visitation can be the most difficult and heart-wrenching part of any parental split, whether the parents are married or not. Working with family law attorneys who specialize in child visitation and custody laws is the best course of action to understand your rights and…
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Child Support

When parents divorce, it is expected that each parent will provide for his or her child. This is also true when the parents have never been married. In most cases, this means that one parent will pay a monthly amount to the other parent to be used for the child’s needs…
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Spousal Support

One of the most common disputes facing divorcing couples centers on matters of support. Without the guidance of experienced, legal professionals, poorly negotiated spousal and child support agreements can result in years of unnecessary financial challenges and disadvantages. We offer…
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Non-Parent/Grandparent Rights

Most child custody and visitation decisions involve biological or adoptive parents. Yet, in some cases, grandparents, close relatives and others have valid concerns over a child’s well-being in legal child custody decisions. Though rare, courts have increasingly recognized the rights of these so-called…
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Domestic Violence

Domestic violence—also known as domestic abuse—is defined as any form of physical, emotional or sexual abuse between two people in a relationship. Depending on the circumstances of your case, a court can order an emergency protective order, a temporary protective order, or a permanent…
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Adoption

Adoption is a wonderful way to expand your family and open your home to a child; yet, laws governing the adoption process often can be confusing, complex and difficult to understand. No matter what the situation or type of adoption you want to pursue, our experienced family law attorneys can help…
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