Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I Have Joint Custody?

When two parents are working through the divorce process and negotiating issues like divisions of property, custody, spousal support, and child support, so many surprising and new questions can arise. After all, the state (usually) doesn’t step in when you are functioning as a married family to dictate how money is spent and how children are cared for. But to obtain a valid divorce, the court will want to see either Read More

What is Sole Custody?

The life changes from divorce are difficult for children, who need stability, security, and routine. If obtaining sole custody of your children is your objective, it is likely that you have some compelling reasons motivating this decision. You may fear for their safety, or worse, you may feel apprehensive that they might be kidnapped, or taken out of the state or country. Having a powerful advocate who will work Read More

Child Custody Mediation: A Powerful Alternative to Litigation

As family law attorneys, we work with clients facing difficult emotional challenges related to going through a divorce, obtaining spousal and child support, and trying to adjust to life after a separation or divorce while dealing with the demands of the law. But one of the more emotionally grueling types of situations we often see is when parents fight in court over the custody of their children, and a judge has to Read More

Time to Move On? Uncontested Divorce Makes It Fast

You both want a divorce. You and your spouse have agreed to all the outstanding issues such as property division, support, custody and visitation, and you want to minimize the strife and arguments and simply go your separate ways. So, what’s the fastest way to do it? An uncontested divorce means you and your soon-to-be ex-spouse can control the details of the dissolution of your marriage with a minimum of court Read More

Can I Relocate with My Children after My Divorce Is Final?

Life goes on after divorce and changes in your life may take you out of the city or state. You may be offered a higher-paying job in a different location, need to relocate to be near your family, or remarry a person who lives in another area. There are many valid reasons to relocate after a divorce, but the question is: Will you be allowed to take your children with you? If the other parent objects to the move, Read More

Uncovering Hidden Asset in a Divorce: How It’s Done

When couples divorce in Virginia, marital assets are divided in a process called “equitable distribution,” giving due to consideration to the contributions of both spouses and various other factors, as required under state law. In some cases, a spouse will conceal certain assets to attempt to avoid dividing those assets as part of the marital property. If you suspect that your spouse is hiding assets, it is in your Read More

Advice from a Fredericksburg Divorce Attorney

Divorce is often an emotionally traumatic experience, bringing changes in your income, assets, family structure, and parental responsibilities, and can turn your life upside down. It is a complex legal process requiring major decisions on important issues that can affect your future lifestyle and the future opportunities for your children. If you are facing a pending divorce, the best advice we can offer is to find a Read More

High Net Worth Divorce: High Stakes In Property Division

If you are like most people, you have worked hard for the wealth and assets acquired during your marriage. Whether you arrived where you are through sound investments, a professional occupation, or building a business from the ground up, you have certainly invested yourself in gathering the assets and property. If dissolution of your marriage is around the corner, you may stand to lose a significant portion of those Read More

Fredericksburg Family Law Attorney Answers Questions About Divorce

Divorce can be a stressful and complicated process. The outcome can have a significant impact on your future income and assets, in addition tothe custody and care of your children. If you are going through a divorce, you should consider a family law attorney with experience and dedication to ensuring that your rights and interests are protected. At Kurylo Gold & Josey, PLC, our family law attorneys in Read More

How to Find Out If There Are Hidden Assets in Your Divorce

Division of marital property is a commonly contested issue in divorce. Virginia law calls for “equitable distribution” of property, which means dividing the marital assets fairly. A court will consider various factors when deciding what is “equitable,” one of those being the monetary and nonmonetary contributions of both spouses. Some spouses try to hide or disguise assets to keep them from being divided with the Read More