1. Child Support Basics

    Getting a divorce is messy and difficult, but it’s even more difficult when there are children in the mix. One of the issues that gets brought up the most is child support. It’s made more difficul…Read More

  2. I Am Charged With A Crime

    Our law partner, Jim Tate, has written his first book. The title is I Am Charged With a Crime, and it is available here on Amazon.com. Jim was persuaded by his co-author, Charles Van Hardenbergh, to w…Read More

  3. 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 stat…Read More

  4. Common Sense Rules for Lawyers

    Many years ago as I began the practice of law, I realized how important it was for an attorney at law to be a positive example in the community in which he or she serves. No matter how many lawyer jok…Read More

  5. Do I Have to Be A Doctor to Sign This?

    I recently represented a client who was looking to probate her deceased aunt’s will in Virginia.  She was named executor and a beneficiary.   This will contained what is known as a “self-provin…Read More

  6. Immigration: History and Overview

    TATE BYWATER is proud to announce the addition of an immigration practice to the firm’s full suite of services. For many years, clients have asked us to handle their immigration case and we are now …Read More