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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

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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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Tag Archives: Virginia Divorce Attorneys

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What is Lump Sum Alimony and is it Better for my Virginia Divorce?

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

As its name suggest, lump sum alimony is court-ordered alimony that is typically made in one payment. There is no modification, and typically there are no future payments to be made. However, in some cases, a judge might order a specific amount to be paid each month as well as a lump sum payment… Read More »

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5 Questions to Ask before Hiring a Virginia Divorce Attorney

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Choosing the right Virginia divorce attorney is an important step in ending your marriage. Knowing what questions to ask can help narrow down the options and determine whether the attorney you are meeting with is the right one for you. You should have a list of priorities in mind when you meet with a… Read More »

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Dividing Marital Debt in a Virginia Divorce

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

During the course of your Virginia divorce, everything will be divided, which includes not only your assets, but also your debt. But, how is debt handled? What is considered marital debt and how is it determined? The division of debts in a marriage is handled in pretty much the same manner as assets. Virginia… Read More »

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How Assets are Divided in a Virginia Divorce

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

Asset distribution can be one of the most contentious aspects of a Virginia divorce. If you can’t come to an agreement on your own on what is a fair distribution, the court is the one who will be left to determine who gets what. Despite what you might be imagining, assets and liabilities are… Read More »

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Virginia Divorce: Signs Your Spouse May Be Cheating

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

The suspicion that your spouse is cheating can be a nightmare for most spouses. Many Virginia divorce attorneys get the question, ‘how do I know whether my spouse is cheating?’ While there could be legitimate explanations for some of his or her behavior, there is also the possibility they are being unfaithful. Virginia courts… 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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Can Social Media Hurt My Virginia Divorce?

By Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC |

A lot of people turn to social media in times of happiness, sadness, and certainly frustration. It seems innocent to fire off an emotionally charged status update and then forget all about it days later. However, if you’re going through a divorce in Virginia, you need to be mindful of your social media habits… Read More »

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