1. Death Tattoo

    One day I received a phone call from an FBI agent that had worked with me when I was a Federal Prosecutor. The agent’s son had been charged in state court with malicious wounding after a fight outsi…Read More

  2. Obtaining Temporary Support in Virginia

    Separating from a spouse or partner can be one of the most stressful experiences in a person’s life. If there are children involved, that stress is often intensified – custody and child support ar…Read More

  3. You Want the Kids and My Life Insurance?

    After an unfortunate decline in the marriage relationship, you and your spouse have agreed that a divorce would be best for both of you. Despite agreeing you both need a divorce, you can’t seem to a…Read More

  4. It stinks in here Dad, hang up the tree!

    They're everywhere, air freshener trees in varied scents and themes.  You pick it up after your car wash to freshen up the interior but where are you supposed to hang that thing?  If you drive in Vi…Read More

  5. Can I Make a Contract with My Spouse?

    It’s a familiar story: man meets woman, they fall in love, get married and live happily ever after. Turns out, many find “happily ever after” is not really forever. Death or divorce can permanen…Read More

  6. 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 inevitabl…Read More

  7. DUIs, Traffic Lawyers, And You, Part One

    Understanding Your Best Options In today’s post, we will be staring into the unknown abyss that is a DUI, along with its facets and intricacies. Why would we want to bring up such an uncomfortable t…Read More

  8. Understanding Civil Litigation

    Generally speaking, civil litigation is the result of at least one party is claimed to have committed a wrong, but not a crime. Depending on who you ask, some litigation attorneys will say that many s…Read More