1. Virginia Child Custody Options

    Child custody can be one of the most contentious aspects of divorce and family law. If both parents want their child to live with them, it can create a zero-sum situation where litigation is inevitable. Before deciding on a course of action, there are several considerations parents should be aware of. First, it is important to differentiate between legal and physical custody. Legal custody is havi…Read More

  2. Child Custody Laws And How They Affect Teenagers

    Child Custody Laws And How They Affect Teenagers With TATE BYWATER family law attorneys on your side, your divorce can go through without a hitch. When you decide to go forward with a divorce, there are many questions you may have about the process. The most important question you may have- What will happen to my kids? Our family law attorneys are here to help you and your family throughout his t…Read More

  3. If Custody Is An Issue, Call The Right Family Law Attorney

    If you're in a custody battle with your ex or soon-to-be ex, there's little doubt that it will be a trying time. But if you find the right family law attorney, your path through the legal system can be made easier. What can the right lawyer do for you? Save You Time: Legal proceedings take time, and we know that each day you spend having to deal with custody problems is time spent that you just do…Read More

  4. Home School v. Public School

    When the custody of a child is in dispute, the courts make determinations as to what custody arrangement is in the best interests of the child.  The courts look to several factors as outlined by statute and/or case law. Click to see the best interest factors in VA, MD, and DC.  Not surprisingly, parents diverge in what they believe is in the child's best interests. Recently I was involved in a c…Read More