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

How to Write a Will in Virginia

The best way to ensure that your heirs are protected and that your final wishes are honored is through a will and estate plan. Like every state, Virginia has specific laws regarding the creation of a valid will, and hiring an experienced estate planning attorney is the best way to ensure that your will is drafted correctly. If you're wondering how to write a will in Virginia, or any other estate planning documents, Read More

How Does a Contested Divorce in Virginia Work?

If you are considering filing for divorce in Virginia, you may have heard phrases like ‘uncontested’ and ‘contested’ divorce. An uncontested divorce means that the couple agrees on every issue related to their divorce, but this situation is fairly uncommon. The vast majority of divorces in Virginia are contested divorce cases, which means that the couple disagrees on at least one major issue, such as alimony (also Read More

Ways to Support a Friend Who is Going Through a Divorce

Divorce can be a devastating and stressful time, and as a friend of someone navigating the divorce process, it can be difficult to know what to say or do to show your support. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can support a friend who is going through a divorce. For more advice and for quality legal representation for your friend navigating this difficult time, call or contactSelect Law Partners in Read More

Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce?

For many people, a pet is another member of the family, but what happens to that pet if a couple decides to get a divorce? The laws in states are changing when it comes to pet custody in a divorce, so it is important to know where your state stands and how to better your chances of getting your pet in a divorce. New Pet Custody Laws New pet custody laws in Alaska, Illinois, and California are changing the way Read More