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Can Police Enforce a Child Custody Order?

Can Police Enforce a Child Custody Order?

The question of “Can police enforce a child custody order in Virginia?” is one that is very commonly asked, and the answer to this generally depends on a few different things. The situation can be tricky and often messy when children become involved. It can be hard to...

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How to Stop Child Support

How to Stop Child Support

Parents who have undergone divorce and who have children often encounter the legal issue of child support. Fortunately, the Commonwealth of Virginia adopted what is essentially a formula for child support calculation. It helps one parent determine how much they will...

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What is Reckless Driving in Virginia?

What is Reckless Driving in Virginia?

Many people view traffic violations as so insignificant that they don’t need an attorney. This is simply not the case. Even “minor” traffic violations impact your life and your personal record for years down the road. If you get a conviction, you might receive a fine...

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How Often Can You File Bankruptcy?

How Often Can You File Bankruptcy?

Many people are surprised to hear that they can file for bankruptcy more than once. Some people even file for bankruptcy many times. There are so many misconceptions about bankruptcy. It’s a tricky subject full of technicalities. Nobody ever wants to find themselves...

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Non-Injury Car Accident Lawyer

Non-Injury Car Accident Lawyer

Car accidents are inevitable. They happen every second, all over the world. It’s a scary truth, but one we must live with should we choose to operate a vehicle. Wrecks are a pain for everyone involved, even if it’s a non-injury accident. If you’ve been in one of these...

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Workers Compensation Retaliation

Workers Compensation Retaliation

If an employee gets injured on the job, employers have a duty to compensate them for lost wages. They also have a duty to insure medical benefits to those injured on their property. The same goes for any illnesses obtained on the job. Unfortunately, many obstacles may...

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What is a Probate Attorney?

What is a Probate Attorney?

What is a probate attorney, and do you need one in Virginia? If you’ve ever lost a loved one, you’ve probably been through the probate process. Probate is a formal legal process that recognizes whether a will is valid and appoints an executor. This executor...

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Virginia Romeo and Juliet Laws

Virginia Romeo and Juliet Laws

The age at which a person can legally consent to sexual intercourse in Virginia is 18. However, it’s certainly not unusual for teens to engage in consensual intercourse with one another before this age. For this reason, Virginia lists allowances for children ages...

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What Do I Need to Know About A Virginia DUI?

What Do I Need to Know About A Virginia DUI?

Do you know the DUI law in Virginia? The state of Virginia relies heavily on blood alcohol content when determining penalties for driving under the influence.  Driving with any blood alcohol content over 0.08 percent is illegal in Virginia.  DUI and DWI, even as a...

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Virginia Adultery Laws

Virginia Adultery Laws

So, your spouse is cheating on you, and you need a divorce. Adultery is a fault-based grounds for divorce in Virginia. The state of Virginia even considers adultery a crime.  But Virginia adultery law makes it very difficult to prove. Yet, if you can prove your spouse...

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Virginia Tenant Rights

Virginia Tenant Rights

The Virginia Landlord and Tenant Act Pre-Establishes and Defines Virginia Tenant Rights. At the Manassas Law Group, our expert attorneys have been resolving legal disputes among the citizens of Virginia for generations, including landlord-tenant law.  Whether you are...

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Virginia Speeding Ticket Costs

Virginia Speeding Ticket Costs

Some consider speeding tickets or other traffic violations common and insignificant. But getting one can actually be pretty scary and stressful. This is especially true if you’ve never had a traffic ticket before. Virginia speeding ticket costs, as well as other types...

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Virginia Custody Laws

Virginia Custody Laws

Virginia custody laws dictate the adults that are financially and directly responsible for a child’s well-being. Though at birth the child’s parents are the default guardians, in case the parents are unable to care for the child for whatever reason later in life, or...

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Manassas Car Accident Lawyer Virginia

Manassas Car Accident Lawyer Virginia

Why do you need a Manassas Car Accident Lawyer? Car accidents are never simple. Even if no one is hurt, drivers are often left shaken and fearful after a collision.  When there are injuries of any kind arising from a car accident, the last thing the injured person...

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Legal Separation in Virginia

Legal Separation in Virginia

What is a legal separation in Virginia? The concept of “legal separation” indicates that two spouses have entered into a court-sanctioned agreement that dictates their various responsibilities and obligations while living apart, presumably while they transition into...

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Divorce Laws in Virginia

Divorce Laws in Virginia

Divorce laws are complex at best and are vastly different from state to state. When seeking a divorce, it is important to know what you will have to do, the length of time that needs to past, and any evidence you need to gather before the divorce can be granted. In...

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Virginia Inheritance Laws

Virginia Inheritance Laws

When a person who owns property and other assets dies without a will, a Virginia intestate succession probate will determine who is entitled to the decedent’s estate. Virginia inheritance laws can be complicated. Virginia’s intestate succession laws provide a specific...

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Disorderly Conduct

Disorderly Conduct

What is Drunk And Disorderly Conduct? When some people have a bit too much to drink, they may behave out of character and cause a public disturbance such as unruly, obnoxious or profane conduct in a public place. But even if alcohol or drugs aren’t involved,...

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Child Custody Types in Virginia

Child Custody Types in Virginia

Legal Child Custody Advice: Your Children Are The Most Important—Child Custody Arrangements After Divorce In Virginia It goes without saying that emotions can run high during a divorce.  Even during the worst moments of a divorce, the emotional and physical needs of...

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Will Bankruptcy Clear All Debt?

Will Bankruptcy Clear All Debt?

Bankruptcy is intended to give those who have found themselves impossibly burdened by debt a fresh start and respite from the stress of collection attempts, creditor telephone calls, some lawsuits, wage garnishments, and other creditor actions. While many debtors...

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Can Child Support Be Reduced in Virginia?

Can Child Support Be Reduced in Virginia?

Can you reduce your monthly child support payments? You love your children and are doing your best to provide for them financially. Parents typically want to provide for their children. The child support you're paying now was based on your income at the time it was...

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What is a Trust in Virginia?

What is a Trust in Virginia?

My friends say I need a Trust, is this true? Who Needs a Trust? Many clients come in for a consult about estate planning and say they have heard that a Trust is necessary. We advise that a trust may, or may not be necessary, depending on a number of factors including...

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DUI vs DWI in Virginia

DUI vs DWI in Virginia

What’s the difference in DUI vs DWI for Virginia law? A police in Virginia pulled you over under suspicion that you were driving while intoxicated and an officer told you they were arresting you for a DUI, it was probably a traumatic, embarrassing and distressing...

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Beneficiary Designation Form

Beneficiary Designation Form

RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS and Beneficiary Designations Some of the costliest estate planning mistakes involve retirement accounts. Contrary to popular belief, IRAs and 401K's are not normally covered by a will. Beneficiary Designation Form Instead upon the death of the...

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Unfair Property Settlement Agreements

Unfair Property Settlement Agreements

Clients who have signed a Property Settlement Agreement, aka Marital Agreement, aka Separation Agreement with their spouse often ask whether it is possible to avoid or “get out” of the Agreement. The short answer is that avoiding the obligations set out in a signed...

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Beneficiary Designations vs. Wills

Beneficiary Designations vs. Wills

A husband and Wife have just signed their Wills. They naturally have every expectation that the language in their Wills is controlling as to what happens to their property when they die; However, if the Will preparer has not become familiar with how the couple own...

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