Talking to Kids About Divorce: Tips for Virginia Parents
Published July 22, 2017 on behalf of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC
When faced with the need to have “the talk” with their kids, many Virginia parents dread the reaction that may follow, as well as the questions that are likely to arise. This is never ...
Child Custody Concerns During the School Year
Published on August 22, 2017
As parents settle into the back-to-school rhythm, some will have a more challenging time than others. It can take some time to adjust after a divorce, as parents learn to share the responsibilities of their children's school and extracurricular activitie...
How to Navigate Child Visitation During the Holidays
Some say the holidays are the most wonderful time of the year. The tree goes up, decorations come out and it’s time to bake cookies. But for divorced parents who want equal time with their kids on Christmas Day, dealing with child visitation around the holidays can be challenging. Family law attorney Rebecca...
Cómo Navegar Las Vacaciones De Navidad
Algunos dicen que las vacaciones de navidad es la época más maravillosa del año. Decoras el árbol, las decoraciones salen y es hora de hornear galletas. Pero para los padres divorciados que desean pasar el tiempo con sus hijos el día de Navidad, puedes ser dificial tratar el como programar una visita co...
Virtual Mediation: The Solution to Your Family Law Issues During COVID-19
As the nation deals with the COVID-19 pandemic, divorced or separated parents in Virginia face unique challenges now that schools are closed for the school year and courts are closed.
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Coronavirus and Its Impact on Child Custody Cases
As a parent, you may be concerned about protecting your children from COVID-19. For divorced parents, there's an added stress of coordinating precautionary measures with the other parent. In these tumultuous times, divorced parents might have a lot of questions, especially about what to do with current...
How Is COVID-19 Affecting Child Custody During The School Year?
With some schools reopened and many remaining virtual, parents have to make decisions that will protect their child and establish a custodial schedule that works during these unprecedented times. As the pandemic continues to create turmoil, family law attorney sh...
COVID Restrictions Are Loosening: How Does This Affect Divorced Family Vacation Plans?
The loosening of COVID travel restrictions means families can finally go on vacations that were postponed in 2020, but what happens when divorced parents have different comfort levels when it comes to traveling during a pandemic? Family Law attorney Carolyn Grimes provides insights on how to handle the...
Divorced Families: Who Gets the COVID-19 Dependent Stimulus Check?
The rollout of stimulus checks means more money for parents with dependents, but what happens when divorced parents disagree on who should receive the funds? Family Law attorney Carolyn Grimes has insights on how to handle stimulus check disputes.
How Much Will Families with Dependents R...
Holiday Custody for Interfaith Families
Deciding which religion to raise a child in can cause serious conflict during a between parents of different faiths. Attorney explains who gets to decide, how holiday custody for interfaith families can be balanced, and what happens if parents can’t reach an agreement.
Religion and D...
What to Know About Child Custody Relocation
Relocation & Child Custody Considerations
There are many factors to consider when deciding whether or not child custody relocation is right for you and your child. Family law attorney Rebecca Wade explains these child custody considerations on this week’s FAQ Friday.
Does Smoking Marijuana Affect Child Custody in Virginia?
The recent legalization of recreational marijuana use in Virginia has raised more questions than answers, especially when it comes to civil cases like child custody proceedings.
With so many legal uncertainties surrounding the new law, many are left asking “H...