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Northern Virginia Magazine Names Friedman, Grimes, Meinken and Wade as ‘Top Lawyers’ for 2018

Northern Virginia Magazine recognizes Foster S.B. Friedman, Carolyn Grimes, Gretchyn Meinken and Rebecca Wade in its 2018 “Top Lawyers” list. Nominated by their peers, the award recognizes the firm for its excellence in the areas of divorce and family law, and financial law.  

This is the 3rd consecutive year Grimes and Friedman are honored. Meinken was also previously recognized in 2011. For Wade, this is the first year she is named a Top

Credit Card Theft & Fraud in Virginia

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Virginia takes credit card theft and credit card fraud very seriously, and the state considers both crimes felonies. While the pressures of holiday shopping are in full swing, criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains the real cost of credit card theft.

“If you steal a credit card, that’s a felony for credit card theft. If you then use the credit card, that’s considered credit card fraud so you end up having two charges against you,

New Virginia Cooperation Statute Allows for Post-Conviction Sentence Reductions

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Virginia recently passed a new statute allowing for post-conviction sentence reductions for prisoners in exchange for their cooperation in specific criminal cases. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade offers insights into how this amendment benefits prosecutors and what it means for prisoners who possess information in ongoing cases.

“Up until this year, Virginia had no statutes that allowed for any sentence reduction due to cooperation with the prosecution,” says Wade. “If you wanted to cooperate in a

‘Best Law Firms’: Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner Honored by U.S. News & World Report

For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report names Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC among its “Best Law Firms 2019.” Firms named to the list are honored for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving this honor signals quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

To be eligible for a ranking, the firm must have a lawyer listed in “The Best

What Are the Benefits of Getting a Prenup?

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When people hear “prenup,” they often think “divorce.” And while soon-to-be-newlyweds may not want to think about getting a prenup as their wedding day approaches, the agreement can provide financial protection in the long run.

So what are the benefits of getting a prenup? Family law attorney Rebecca Wade weighs in saying, “A prenup allows you to go into the marriage with set parameters for what will happen to the money that’s earned during the

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin: Married Without a Prenup

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You’ve probably heard that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got married… which is big news on its own. But another detail arose that surprised fans and created a large buzz in the media. The celebrity couple sealed the deal without getting a prenuptial agreement.

This shocked many Bieber fans, some of whom fear that without a prenup, the singer’s assets could be in jeopardy if he and Baldwin end up getting a divorce. However,

How To Stop a Custody Relocation – FAQ Friday

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When confronted with the possibility of your child being relocated, your first reaction might be to panic. However, as family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains, there are ways to stop a custody relocation from taking place.

Unless both parents are in agreement, the parent who wishes to move with the child must be granted permission from the court before so doing. “So if you’re a parent

Northern Virginia Magazine Names Friedman, Grimes, Meinken and Wade as ‘Top Lawyers’ for 2018

Northern Virginia Magazine recognizes Foster S.B. Friedman, Carolyn Grimes, Gretchyn Meinken and Rebecca Wade in its 2018 “Top Lawyers” list. Nominated by their peers, the award recognizes the firm for its excellence in the areas of divorce and family law, and financial law.  

This is the 3rd consecutive year Grimes and Friedman are honored. Meinken was also previously recognized in 2011. For Wade, this is the first year she is named a Top

Credit Card Theft & Fraud in Virginia

Featured Video Play Icon

Virginia takes credit card theft and credit card fraud very seriously, and the state considers both crimes felonies. While the pressures of holiday shopping are in full swing, criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains the real cost of credit card theft.

“If you steal a credit card, that’s a felony for credit card theft. If you then use the credit card, that’s considered credit card fraud so you end up having two charges against you,

New Virginia Cooperation Statute Allows for Post-Conviction Sentence Reductions

Featured Video Play Icon

Virginia recently passed a new statute allowing for post-conviction sentence reductions for prisoners in exchange for their cooperation in specific criminal cases. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade offers insights into how this amendment benefits prosecutors and what it means for prisoners who possess information in ongoing cases.

“Up until this year, Virginia had no statutes that allowed for any sentence reduction due to cooperation with the prosecution,” says Wade. “If you wanted to cooperate in a

‘Best Law Firms’: Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner Honored by U.S. News & World Report

For the third year in a row, U.S. News & World Report names Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC among its “Best Law Firms 2019.” Firms named to the list are honored for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving this honor signals quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise.

To be eligible for a ranking, the firm must have a lawyer listed in “The Best

What Are the Benefits of Getting a Prenup?

Featured Video Play Icon

When people hear “prenup,” they often think “divorce.” And while soon-to-be-newlyweds may not want to think about getting a prenup as their wedding day approaches, the agreement can provide financial protection in the long run.

So what are the benefits of getting a prenup? Family law attorney Rebecca Wade weighs in saying, “A prenup allows you to go into the marriage with set parameters for what will happen to the money that’s earned during the

Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin: Married Without a Prenup

Featured Video Play Icon

You’ve probably heard that Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin got married… which is big news on its own. But another detail arose that surprised fans and created a large buzz in the media. The celebrity couple sealed the deal without getting a prenuptial agreement.

This shocked many Bieber fans, some of whom fear that without a prenup, the singer’s assets could be in jeopardy if he and Baldwin end up getting a divorce. However,

How To Stop a Custody Relocation – FAQ Friday

Featured Video Play Icon

When confronted with the possibility of your child being relocated, your first reaction might be to panic. However, as family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains, there are ways to stop a custody relocation from taking place.

Unless both parents are in agreement, the parent who wishes to move with the child must be granted permission from the court before so doing. “So if you’re a parent