You Want to Divorce, Your Spouse Does Not: What’s Next?
Published on August 07, 2017
Once the decision has been made to end a Virginia marriage, 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 marr...
Extradition Can Be a Complicated Criminal Justice Matter
Published August 15, 2017 by
You’ve seen it before on reality TV: a person commits a crime, then flees the area in an attempt to avoid facing the charges. When the individual is caught in another state or even another country, they are brought back to the original jurisdiction to ...
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 activities....
FAQ Friday – Child Support
Published August 25, 2017 by
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 W...
FAQ Friday – DUI in Virginia
Published September 1, 2017 by
There are many misconceptions about what a person is required to do if they get pulled over by the police for driving under the influence (DUI). As Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken and Leischner, explains -- in Virginia, there is ...
FAQ Friday – El Estado Especial de Inmigrantes Juveniles
Published September 08, 2017 by
Si usted es menor de edad y es ilegal, puede peticionar para el Estado Especial de Inmigrantes Juveniles para obtener residencia. El Estado Especial de Inmigrantes Juveniles es una manera en que uno puede pedir una orden de la corte estatal que se e...
Four Dirty Divorce Tricks That May Cost You In Court
Published on September 20, 2017
is stressful enough. Don’t make it worse by fighting with your soon-to-be-ex over emotionally charged tweets, a destroyed car or a shopping spree you took with their credit card. When you are in the midst of a divorce, put your desire to get revenge on a cheating spouse on ice. Y...
FAQ Friday – Possession of Marijuana and License Suspension Part 2
Published September 22, 2017
In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, discusses how differ from state laws. She explains that if an individual is caught with possession of marijuana while on federal property, it is consider...
FAQ Friday – Possession of Marijuana and License Suspension Part 3
Published September 29, 2017 by
In this week’s FAQ Friday, Rebecca Wade, partner at Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner, discusses the laws surrounding what happens if your license is suspended for a if you are licensed out of state.
Who Gets the Engagement Ring if the Couple Splits Before Marriage?
Published October 05, 2017 by
Engagements, unfortunately, don’t always lead to wedded bliss. Sometimes a fiancé discovers he or she is in love with the engagement ring — but not with the person who proposed marriage — and wants to hang on to the valuable bauble after the bre...