Chesapeake Family Law Lawyer, Virginia


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William Magruder McKee

Social Security -- Disability, Family Law, Medical Malpractice, Government Agencies
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Kirk David Berkhimer

Family Law, Banking & Finance, Wills & Probate, Government Agencies
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Kellam T. Parks

Family Law, Child Support, Car Accident, Personal Injury
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Christopher Reagen

Family Law, Child Support, Admiralty & Maritime, DUI-DWI
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Monica Lombardi

Family Law, Civil Rights, Discrimination, Traffic
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W. Brantley Basnight

Family Law, Child Support, Divorce, Farms
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Stephen J. Kecskes

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William B. Smith

Employment, Family Law, Administrative Law, Personal Injury
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Cheshire I'Anson Eveleigh

Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Divorce, Child Support
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Charles B. Lustig

Products Liability, Family Law, Medical Malpractice, Estate Planning
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LEGAL TERMS

SOLE CUSTODY

An arrangement whereby only one parent has physical and legal custody of a child and the other parent has visitation rights.

SPOUSAL SUPPORT

See alimony.

MARITAL TERMINATION AGREEMENT

See divorce agreement.

DISSOLUTION

A term used instead of divorce in some states.

LEGAL CUSTODY

The right and obligation to make decisions about a child's upbringing, including schooling and medical care. Many states typically have both parents share legal... (more...)
The right and obligation to make decisions about a child's upbringing, including schooling and medical care. Many states typically have both parents share legal custody of a child. Compare physical custody.

MARITAL SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

See divorce agreement.

QMSCO

See Qualified Medical Child Support Order.

TENANCY BY THE ENTIRETY

A special kind of property ownership that's only for married couples. Both spouses have the right to enjoy the entire property, and when one spouse dies, the su... (more...)
A special kind of property ownership that's only for married couples. Both spouses have the right to enjoy the entire property, and when one spouse dies, the surviving spouse gets title to the property (called a right of survivorship). It is similar to joint tenancy, but it is available in only about half the states.

CONSUMMATION

The actualization of a marriage. Sexual intercourse is required to 'consummate' a marriage. Failure to do so is grounds for divorce or annulment.

SAMPLE LEGAL CASES

Miller-Jenkins v. Miller-Jenkins

... Miller-Jenkins (Lisa) and Janet Miller-Jenkins (Janet) entered into a civil union (the civil union) in Vermont that was permitted under Vermont law. ... In November 2003, Lisa filed a petition in a Vermont family court (the Vermont court), seeking to dissolve the civil union and to gain ...

Sasson v. Shenhar

... See Judicial Council of Virginia, Report to the General Assembly and the Supreme Court of Virginia: Adjudication of Family Law Matters 16 (1985) (de novo appeal process for review of decisions of the J & DR court had existed for "more than a third of a century" as of 1985). ...

Robinson v. Robinson

... spouse. Ray v. Ray, 4 Va.App. 509, 513-15, 358 SE2d 754, 756-57 (1987); see generally Peter N. Swisher, Lawrence D. Diehl, and James R. Cottrell, Family Law: Theory, Practice, and Forms § 9:9, at 313-15 (2008). Here, most ...

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