Preparation is Key for a Successful Divorce
Published on May 5, 2017
For Virginia spouses who are getting ready to file for , there is no such thing as being over prepared. Those who put in the time and effort to get ready for their divorce can reap the rewards of a faster, easier and more advantageous end to their marriage. The following tips are offered i...
For Many Children, Divorce Yields Positive Outcomes
Published on May 31, 2017 on behalf of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC
A wide body of research has focused on the ill effects that divorce can bring to children. Social science is ...
Men And Divorce: Mistakes To Avoid
Published on June 21, 2017 on behalf of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC
For many men in Virginia, divorce is an area of uncharted waters. Even though virtually everyone has witness...
Understanding How Debt Impacts the Division of Marital Property
Published on July 8, 2017 on behalf of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC
When considering the repercussions of a divorce, most Virginia spouses will focus on the financial outcomes t...
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 ...
You Want to Divorce, Your Spouse Does Not: What’s Next?
Published on August 7, 2017
, the next step is to sit down and discuss the matter with one's spouse. This can be a difficult prospect, especially in cases in which the other party is expected to be resistant to ending the marriage. Spouses who are able to take a compassionate approa...
Frequently Asked Questions About Child Support
is a complex legal issue that can involve numerous factors including income, healthcare costs, child care costs, number of children involved, employment status, and more. In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner and attorney a...
Divorcio: Problemas Si No Eres Ciudadano
En el FAQ Friday de esta semana, Rebecca Wade, abogada de Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, explica las implicaciones legales que rodean si no eres no ciudadano en Virginia.
Wade dice que los problemas surgen cuando una per...
7 Things You Need To Know About Pets & Divorce: Jessica Leischner on the Since My Divorce Podcast
Published November 21, 2017 by
The question of who gets the pet during a divorce can be one of the most emotional issues of the entire process. Jessica Leischner, family law attorney and partner at Wade,...
In the Media: Carolyn Grimes in USA TODAY on Bezos’ Record-Breaking Divorce
The richest man in the world is splitting from his wife, and $134 billion dollars is on the line. Amazon Founder Jeff Bezos says the divorce from MacKenzie Bezos is amicable, but with no prenuptial agreement between the two, the question is, how much will she end up with?
Financial Considerations Before Getting a Divorce
Published July 12, 2019 by
Getting a divorce can be an overwhelming process and can quickly get complicated when trying to access and untangle financial records. Many people don’t know where to start. While everyone’s situation is unique, family law attorney Jessica Leischner explains that having full knowled...
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 Divorce and Spousal Separation
On top of divorce stress, coronavirus is leading to additional challenges for couples who are separated or looking to file for a divorce. Stay-at-home orders are forcing separated couples to live under the same roof. Spouses who already decided on a divorce are being left wondering whether they should ...
Understanding Divorce and Bankruptcy During COVID-19 Webinar
Beyond serious health concerns, COVID-19 is dramatically impacting every aspect of life – from marriage to finances. After so much forced togetherness, many ask if it’s possible to file for divorce while the courts are closed. Those who are already divorced or separated face unique challenges, like...
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...