Do Grandparents Have Rights to Seek Visitation with their Grandchildren?


Can Grandparents seek visitation with their grandchildren? In Virginia a third party who is a “person with legitimate interest” may file a petition for custody or visitation of a child. Virginia law defines “person with legitimate interest” broadly to include grandparents, stepparents, former stepparents, blood relatives and family members such as aunts, uncles or adult siblings. […]

What Is a Final Decree of Divorce?

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What Is a Divorce Decree or a Final Decree of Divorce? A final decree of divorce is the court’s final order, ruling, or judgment that makes the termination of a marriage official and lays out the ruling of the Court regarding the issues in a Virginia divorce case.  The purpose of a final decree of […]

Prenuptial Agreement

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PRENUTIAL AGREEMENT: YOUR QUESTIONS ANSWERED If you are considering marriage or getting married soon, you may have contemplated whether or not you should enter into a premarital or a prenuptial agreement with your significant other. Reasons couples may want to enter into a prenuptial agreement, range from wanting to protect existing assets, future assets, income, […]

Modification of Custody and Visitation

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MODIFICATION Whether your custody order was entered after a hearing or as a result of an agreement between the parties, it is inevitable that things will change as parties and children move on with their lives. So, what happens if you want to change the custody and visitation order that was entered as a result […]