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What Is No-Fault Divorce?

  In Virginia, there are two variations on no-fault divorce. First is if the parties live separate and apart for 12 months or more; either party may then file for a divorce on that ground. Second, there is an expedited, no-fault divorce which is a variation that...

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What is a Guardian Ad Litem?

  In Virginia, a guardian ad litem (hereinafter "GAL") is a licensed attorney who is appointed by the court to represent the best interest of the child. They are typically appointed in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court but can also be appointed by a...

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Why Charge for an Initial Consultation?

While some law offices forego charging an initial consultation fee to potential clients, Mahoney & Richmond Richmond, PLLC (M&R Law) charges for an initial meeting between a potential client and one of our experienced family law attorneys, dependent on each attorney’s...

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