Understanding Virginia Quitclaim Laws

In Virginia, divorcing couples use a quitclaim to give complete ownership to the spouse who was awarded the home and to remove the other spouse’s name from a real estate title. However, it is vital to understand that removing all rights of ownership doesn't release you from liability for the mortgage. Virginia Quitclaim Laws: Limitations and Advantages Signing a quitclaim deed releases your interest in the property Read More

Top 10 Resolutions to Make After Your Virginia Divorce

Your life has changed, and now it’s time to reinvent it on your terms. You can make powerful post-divorce changes that will put you on the path to happiness and prosperity. Complete your divorce this year. If you’re hoping for a reconciliation, it’s time to get clear on whether you both want the same thing. Complete any outstanding paperwork so you can start your new life. Stop fighting losing battles. Don’t use Read More

How to Transfer Mortgage Liability for Virginia Divorcing Spouses

Divorcing couples are faced with many issues, including legal questions about property, such as who will retain possession, and dividing liability, equity and payment of the mortgage loan. These questions have serious legal and financial implications for both spouses. There are a variety of methods to share equity in the house. In Virginia, there are steps divorcing couples can take to transfer mortgage liability. 3 Read More

How Can Adultery Affect A Divorce Case in Virginia?

If you are considering filing for a divorce in Virginia because of adultery, you need to be aware of how the law works in regards to your situation. There is no waiting period or required time of separation when filing for a divorce because your spouse committed adultery. Key Considerations In Virginia, adultery is considered grounds for a fault divorce. A fault is marital misconduct that is committed by a guilty Read More

Common Questions About Divorce in Virginia

Getting a divorce can be an overwhelming and exhausting process, emotionally and physically. If you are starting the process of divorce, you may have several questions. We have answers to five common questions about what the coming months will involve and how your personal situation will be affected by the decision to end your marriage. 1. How is Property Divided? In Virginia, property is divided equitably between Read More