How Long Do You Have to Pay Spousal Support?

A common issue that is litigated in many Virginia divorce cases is the payment of spousal support from the higher earning spouse to the lesser earning spouse during and after divorce proceedings. One of the most common questions our office fields from spouses is how long do you have to pay spousal support once the divorce is finalized, and the answer is that it depends on the type of support awarded as well as the Read More

Who Should be the Executor of An Estate?

An important part of creating an estate plan is deciding who will handle the issues of your estate and the probate process. Known as an executor or personal representative, the person or entity chosen is responsible for ensuring that your final wishes are adhered to and that your loved ones receive the inheritance you wish for them in your estate plan. At Kurylo, Gold & Josey our knowledgeable estate planning Read More

Social Media and Divorce

Social media is part of our modern culture and is almost impossible to avoid. While there are still some people who do not post anything on social media, most people use Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram as a way to vent their personal and private frustrations. Divorces are no different, and when one spouse takes to social media, it is possible that the information they share with the world can be used against them in Read More

Contested Divorce vs. Uncontested Divorce

The common misconception is that every divorce in the United States always has to become a bitter battle between spouses that disagree on everything from child support calculations, child visitation schedules, spousal support, and the division of marital assets. However, if both partners are willing to work together, they can have an uncontested divorce and reduce the cost and time involved in the divorce process. Read More

How to Avoid a Messy Divorce in Virginia

If you are considering a divorce, you may be hesitating because you do not want to have the messy divorces you have seen your friends or others experience in real life. Divorces are often stressful and overwhelming. However, there are certain steps you can take to avoid a messy divorce in the state of Virginia. While divorce is not pleasant for either party, taking these steps may help you avoid some common Read More

Writing a Will in VA

If you are considering estate planning, you may be curious about how some common documents are created and executed. There are several legal requirements to keep in mind when considering writing a will in VA. Learn more about how you can write a will that will be legally valid in order to ensure and protect your legal rights to pass on your assets and property to your beneficiaries.  Four Requirements for a Valid Read More

Why Hire a Child Custody Attorney?

Child custody is often one of the most emotional and stressful decisions that parents must make during a divorce. While some parents believe that they can work out the details of child custody and visitation on their own, it is in your best interest to hire a child custody attorney to handle your case. To learn more about why you should retain the services of a child custody attorney and for more information about Read More

How to Protect Kids from a Messy Divorce

Navigating a divorce is never easy, but when a divorce gets messy and children are involved, it is important to protect your children from the fallout. Failure to protect your children from a messy divorce can result in serious stress and emotional turmoil for them. Thankfully, there are some steps that you can take to prevent your children from these harms during your divorce while you separate from your spouse. For Read More

How Do I Find a DUI Lawyer Near Me?

Being accused of driving under the influence can be a scary and confusing experience. It can be difficult to know who to talk to or where to go. Finding a top-quality DUI attorney can make all the difference in a criminal case. If you or a loved one is in need of an experienced DUI defense attorney in the Fredericksburg region or Northern Virginia, the law office ofSelect Law Partners is here to help. Contact us Read More

Why New Parents Need an Estate Attorney

If you have just had a child, your life is extremely busy with changing diapers, feeding schedules, and figuring out how to be a new parent. However, something else worth considering after having your first child is creating an estate plan with an experienced attorney. Many people balk at the idea of considering their passing right after becoming a parent, but hiring an estate attorney as a new parent can be Read More