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Is It Legal to Lock Out Your Spouse in Virginia?

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If you’re running into conflict with your spouse, locking him or her out of the house may seem like an easy way to resolve the situation. However, as family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains — by locking out a spouse you could be breaking the law in Virginia.

“In Virginia, if you want to get divorced and you don’t have fault-based grounds for doing so, a separation period is

Las 5 Misconcepciònes Comunes Sobre la Bancarrota

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Mucha gente piensa que si declaran bancarrota, perderán todo, serán considerados un fracaso y no podrán volver a recuperar su crédito. Sin embargo, ese no es el caso. La abogada Xue Connelly habla sobre los cinco misconcepciones comunes de la bancarrota.

Misconcepciòn #1: Perderás todo si declaras bancarotta.

En realidad, cuando uno declara bancarrota, hay muchas extensiones que puedes usar para proteger tus bienes. También para poder empezar un futuro financiero después de que el caso se

What is High-Conflict Family Law?

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Published May 3, 2019 by Rebecca Wade

In high-conflict family law cases, the stakes are high on all sides. Attorney Rebecca Wade explains, “high-conflict family law cases typically involve allegations of sexual or domestic violence, child abuse or neglect, substance abuse or mental health issues. If you are facing any of those allegations in court, losing your case could result in losing custody of your children, having protective orders issued against you and

Super Lawyers 2019: Partners Grimes, Leischner, Meinken and Wade Are Recognized in Virginia, Washington D.C.

Published April 24, 2019 by Old Town Lawyers

The results are in – This year’s Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers name Partners Carolyn Grimes and Gretchyn Meinken as 2019 Super Lawyers. Partners Jessica Leischner and Rebecca Wade are named 2019 Rising Stars.

This is the 13th consecutive year Grimes is honored as a Super Lawyer, Meinken is recognized for the first year after having been recognized as a Rising Star

The Difference Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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Published April 18, 2019 by Xue Connelly

Filing for bankruptcy can be an overwhelming process. You know there are multiple chapters of bankruptcy, but which one is right for your situation? Attorney Xue Connelly breaks down the differences between the two most common types of bankruptcy for individuals: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a debt forgiveness plan which typically lasts between four and six months. It

How the Tax Reform Bill Impacts Family Law

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Published April 11, 2019 by Rebecca Wade

Tax time is upon us. And for individuals dealing with divorce, the recent tax reform bill could be the difference between getting a big tax refund or paying thousands more. Experienced family law attorney Rebecca Wade sheds light on the tax law changes and how they impact family law.

“Whenever people get divorced there are a lot of tax consequences to consider. They need to think about spousal support, paying or receiving

In The Media: Carolyn Grimes Gives Millennial Money Podcast the 411 on Prenups

Published March 29, 2019 by Carolyn M. Grimes

First, J-Lo says yes to A-Rod’s marriage proposal, along with a million dollar engagement ring. Now, with both superstars bringing separate hundred million dollar fortunes with them into the marriage, it’s the right time for a prenuptial agreement, says Carolyn Grimes, family law attorney and partner at Wade, Grimes, Friedman,

Is It Legal to Lock Out Your Spouse in Virginia?

Featured Video Play Icon

If you’re running into conflict with your spouse, locking him or her out of the house may seem like an easy way to resolve the situation. However, as family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains — by locking out a spouse you could be breaking the law in Virginia.

“In Virginia, if you want to get divorced and you don’t have fault-based grounds for doing so, a separation period is

Las 5 Misconcepciònes Comunes Sobre la Bancarrota

Featured Video Play Icon

Mucha gente piensa que si declaran bancarrota, perderán todo, serán considerados un fracaso y no podrán volver a recuperar su crédito. Sin embargo, ese no es el caso. La abogada Xue Connelly habla sobre los cinco misconcepciones comunes de la bancarrota.

Misconcepciòn #1: Perderás todo si declaras bancarotta.

En realidad, cuando uno declara bancarrota, hay muchas extensiones que puedes usar para proteger tus bienes. También para poder empezar un futuro financiero después de que el caso se

What is High-Conflict Family Law?

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Published May 3, 2019 by Rebecca Wade

In high-conflict family law cases, the stakes are high on all sides. Attorney Rebecca Wade explains, “high-conflict family law cases typically involve allegations of sexual or domestic violence, child abuse or neglect, substance abuse or mental health issues. If you are facing any of those allegations in court, losing your case could result in losing custody of your children, having protective orders issued against you and

Super Lawyers 2019: Partners Grimes, Leischner, Meinken and Wade Are Recognized in Virginia, Washington D.C.

Published April 24, 2019 by Old Town Lawyers

The results are in – This year’s Virginia and Washington, D.C. Super Lawyers name Partners Carolyn Grimes and Gretchyn Meinken as 2019 Super Lawyers. Partners Jessica Leischner and Rebecca Wade are named 2019 Rising Stars.

This is the 13th consecutive year Grimes is honored as a Super Lawyer, Meinken is recognized for the first year after having been recognized as a Rising Star

The Difference Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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Published April 18, 2019 by Xue Connelly

Filing for bankruptcy can be an overwhelming process. You know there are multiple chapters of bankruptcy, but which one is right for your situation? Attorney Xue Connelly breaks down the differences between the two most common types of bankruptcy for individuals: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13.

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy is a debt forgiveness plan which typically lasts between four and six months. It

How the Tax Reform Bill Impacts Family Law

Featured Video Play Icon

Published April 11, 2019 by Rebecca Wade

Tax time is upon us. And for individuals dealing with divorce, the recent tax reform bill could be the difference between getting a big tax refund or paying thousands more. Experienced family law attorney Rebecca Wade sheds light on the tax law changes and how they impact family law.

“Whenever people get divorced there are a lot of tax consequences to consider. They need to think about spousal support, paying or receiving

In The Media: Carolyn Grimes Gives Millennial Money Podcast the 411 on Prenups

Published March 29, 2019 by Carolyn M. Grimes

First, J-Lo says yes to A-Rod’s marriage proposal, along with a million dollar engagement ring. Now, with both superstars bringing separate hundred million dollar fortunes with them into the marriage, it’s the right time for a prenuptial agreement, says Carolyn Grimes, family law attorney and partner at Wade, Grimes, Friedman,