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

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 in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Leischner achieves Rising

The Difference Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

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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.

How the Tax Reform Bill Impacts Family Law

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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 alimony, and

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

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, Meinken & Leischner. In an exclusive interview with

How to Get a Divorce from a Spouse in Jail

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Getting a divorce is often a difficult and complex process. But one might assume divorcing a spouse who is serving a jail sentence would be quicker and easier. However, as criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains, that’s not quite the case.

Under Virginia Law, incarcerated individuals are considered to be under a disability, which means if any action is filed against them they must be represented by a lawyer called a guardian ad litem. “The guardian ad litem’s job is

Your Gun Rights Under Virginia Law

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Your right to carry firearms in Virginia could be impacted by certain kinds of criminal charges or felony convictions. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains the legal consequences of these offenses as they relate to gun laws in Virginia.

“Under Virginia law, the only thing that’s really going to prohibit you from possessing a firearm are felony convictions,” says Wade. “However, under federal law, there are many more types of

5 Common Misconceptions About Filing for Bankruptcy

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Many people think if they file for bankruptcy they’ll lose everything, be considered a failure, and won’t ever be able to build their credit back up again. However, that’s just not the case. Attorney Xue Connelly shares five common misconceptions about filing for bankruptcy.

Misconception #1: If you file for bankruptcy, you’ll lose everything.

“The majority of cases filed under chapter 7 in bankruptcy are no-asset cases, meaning all assets are

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

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 in 2015, 2016, and 2017. Leischner achieves Rising

The Difference Between Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Featured Video Play Icon

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.

How the Tax Reform Bill Impacts Family Law

Featured Video Play Icon

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 alimony, and

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

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, Meinken & Leischner. In an exclusive interview with

How to Get a Divorce from a Spouse in Jail

Featured Video Play Icon

Getting a divorce is often a difficult and complex process. But one might assume divorcing a spouse who is serving a jail sentence would be quicker and easier. However, as criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains, that’s not quite the case.

Under Virginia Law, incarcerated individuals are considered to be under a disability, which means if any action is filed against them they must be represented by a lawyer called a guardian ad litem. “The guardian ad litem’s job is

Your Gun Rights Under Virginia Law

Featured Video Play Icon

Your right to carry firearms in Virginia could be impacted by certain kinds of criminal charges or felony convictions. Criminal defense attorney Rebecca Wade explains the legal consequences of these offenses as they relate to gun laws in Virginia.

“Under Virginia law, the only thing that’s really going to prohibit you from possessing a firearm are felony convictions,” says Wade. “However, under federal law, there are many more types of

5 Common Misconceptions About Filing for Bankruptcy

Featured Video Play Icon

Many people think if they file for bankruptcy they’ll lose everything, be considered a failure, and won’t ever be able to build their credit back up again. However, that’s just not the case. Attorney Xue Connelly shares five common misconceptions about filing for bankruptcy.

Misconception #1: If you file for bankruptcy, you’ll lose everything.

“The majority of cases filed under chapter 7 in bankruptcy are no-asset cases, meaning all assets are