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    John C. Whitbeck, Jr. practices in the following areas of law: Family Law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation Rights, Adoptions, Spousal Support, Mediation, Arbitration, Relocation Cases, Domestic Violence, Criminal Law, DUI/DWI, Reckless Driving, All Felonies, All Misdemeanors, Juvenile Crimes, Mental Health Law, Civil and Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Education Law, Election Law, Debt Collection, Consumer and Lemon Law.

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    Ruth M. McElroy practices in the following areas of law: Family law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation Rights, Adoptions, Spousal Support, Relocation Cases, Pre and Post Marital Agreements, Domestic Violence, Reckless Driving, DUI/DWI, Juvenile Crimes, Felony and Misdemeanor Crimes, Traffic Offenses, Debt Collection, Civil and Business Litigation. She serves the Virginia Court system as a Guardian ad litem.

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    Jennifer D. Cisneros practices in the following areas of law: Family law, Divorce, Child Custody, Child Support, Visitation Rights, Adoptions, Spousal Support, Relocation Cases, Domestic Violence, Juvenile Crimes, Reckless Driving, DUI/DWI, Estate Planning, Wills and Probate, Trusts, Civil and Business Litigation and Debt Collection.

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Category Archives: Property Division

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What to Know about Retirement Account Assets and Divorce in Virginia

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Spouses who decide to get divorced in Virginia need to know that pensions are one of the financial assets that may be affected by the divorce. It’s what’s known as a “defined benefit” retirement account, and the courts also look at other retirement accounts like 401K, IRA, and 403b plans, which are contribution plans…. Read More »

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How to Handle a Business Valuation in a Virginia Divorce

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Dividing assets in a divorce is complicated on its own without the added challenge of evaluating assets with a subjective value, like that of a business. Virginia is an “equitable distribution” state, which means the courts are charged with dividing assets fairly, or equitably, rather than splitting everything 50/50 as is a common scenario… Read More »

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Should You Give Your Fiancé an Heirloom Engagement Ring?

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The last thing on most people’s minds before proposing to the love of their life is whether the marriage is going to last. The sad truth is — some engagements do end prior to the marriage taking place, and even those couples who do make it down the aisle aren’t necessarily guaranteed to find… Read More »

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Who Gets Custody of the Family Pet in a Virginia Divorce?

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Many animal lovers consider their pets to be members of the family. This creates contention, however, when a couple separates or gets a divorce. Pet custody is a big deal for many families going through a divorce, but the courts lack the appropriate laws and precedent to adjudicate these issues. When spouses cannot agree… Read More »

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