1. Your Law Firm in Fairfax and Bankruptcy

    Over the last century, the number of bankruptcy filings in the United States had steadily increased. The majority of these bankruptcies, by a rather large number, are filed by consumers and not busine…Read More

  2. Your Law Firm in Vienna and Bad Marriages

    Staying in an unhealthy marriage is not good for you or your spouse. And if you have kids, it is a decision that should be revisited. If you stay in an unhealthy marriage, you will look back in 20 or …Read More

  3. Is It Hers Or Is It Ours?

    Clients in a divorce proceeding have a lot to deal with, child support, custody, visitation, and the division of all the real and personal property that the parties own. I often receive the question, …Read More

  4. How To Choose An Attorney

    TATE BYWATER is the law firm of choice for folks in Fairfax County, Vienna, Prince William County, and beyond. Since 1972 the firm has expanded from a single-office in Vienna, Virginia to become a wel…Read More

  5. Is Malice Really That Bad?

    All criminal charges have elements the prosecutor must prove before they can secure a conviction. In Virginia, for example, first degree murder is defined in Virginia Code §18.2-32 as any “willful,…Read More