Divorce


SPECIAL ISSUES IN LATE-LIFE DIVORCE

Posted on 03 31,2015

Older people looking to divorce face unique issues younger couples do not such as health concerns, losing parents and friends, and other concerns. One of the biggest factors in a late-life divorce is the lack of time to recover from a divorce financially.

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WILL COLLABORATIVE DIVORCE WORK FOR YOU?

Posted on 03 18,2015

Spouses looking to divorce who may not need lengthy court battles to iron out the details of their divorce settlement should consider a collaborative divorce whereby some third party such as a professional mediator can come alongside the couple to resolve differing points of view on aspects of their divorce such as division of assets, custody, or support.

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TYPES OF CHILD CUSTODY IN DIVORCE

Posted on 09 01,2014

In the state of Virginia, the best interest of any children involved in a divorce is placed as the centerpiece of all child custody matters. If the parents cannot come up with a custody arrangement, then the court determines what type of custody arrangement will be used. The best interest will be the primary factor evaluated.

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CHILD CUSTODY FAQ

Posted on 06 13,2014
CHILD CUSTODY FAQ

If you are a parent who is going through a divorce, you probably have quite a few questions about how child custody will be determined and how disputes regarding child custody issues will be resolved. The attorneys here at the David McCormick Law Group are well-versed on the laws governing child custody matters here in Virginia Beach and throughout the state.

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WILL YOU HAVE TO PAY SPOUSAL SUPPORT IN YOUR DIVORCE?

Posted on 06 05,2014
WILL YOU HAVE TO PAY SPOUSAL SUPPORT IN YOUR DIVORCE?

One of the most common questions asked by couples going through a divorce is who will have to pay spousal support. Spousal support is not the same as child support nor can it be included in the division of assets. The final decision as to who will pay spousal support, also known as alimony, will be left to the discretion of the judge.

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HOW CAN YOU MAINTAIN CUSTODY IN YOUR VIRGINIA BEACH DIVORCE?

Posted on 05 28,2014
HOW CAN YOU MAINTAIN CUSTODY IN YOUR VIRGINIA BEACH DIVORCE?

When a couple makes the decision that their marriage has come to an end and it time to file for divorce, this is only the beginning of what could be a very long, drawn-out and volatile battle over assets, property and custody of the children. In most divorce cases involving children from a marriage, both parents usually want to be granted custody rights.

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HOW IS CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATED?

Posted on 05 20,2014
HOW IS CHILD SUPPORT CALCULATED?

As a parent who is going through a divorce or planning on filing for divorce, you may be curious as to how child support will be calculated in your particular case. The terms of each child custody and child support agreement will be different, as no family situations are the same and neither are a child's individual needs. In our state there is a standard schedule which is used to determine the amount of support a child will be given. The combined gross monthly income of both parents, along with the number of children from the marriage who require support, are some of the primary factors used to determine the amount of child support which is to be paid. If you want to find out how much you can expect to pay or receive in child support payments, a divorce lawyer from our firm is only a phone call away.

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DO I NEED A DIVORCE LAWYER?

Posted on 05 01,2014

Divorce is arguably one of the most difficult, emotional, and stressful experiences a person can go through. This is especially true when the divorce is contested and involves litigation. Many people try to minimize the trauma of their divorce by attempting to handle the matter on their own, without legal counsel or representation. Doing so will only make the situation more difficult, however, since the individual does not have the guidance of a knowledgeable attorney.

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CHILD CUSTODY IN VIRGINIA BEACH DIVORCE

Posted on 07 20,2013

When there are children involved in a divorce, their well being is the top priority of the courts and the chief concern of their parents. Determining child custody involves the issues closest to your heart, and we ready to help you fight for what is fair for your child or children. This is understandably a stressful time, but it does not have to be a contentious one. Ideally, with the right legal counsel, a fair arrangement can be created in a quick and peaceful manner. We can also help you understand the legal process as we navigate you and your family through the various steps towards a final resolution. Virginia Beach family law attorneys at McCormick & Calderón want to help you find the brightest possible future for both you and your child.

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VIRGINIA BEACH DIVORCE FAQ

Posted on 07 18,2013
VIRGINIA BEACH DIVORCE FAQ

A divorce can involve and affect some of the most important people in your life. It is vital that you understand the whole process and find a divorce attorney you can trust, who will safeguard a healthy future for you and your family. We believe in finding as fair and amicable of a resolution as possible. Virginia Beach divorce attorneys at McCormick & Calderón can help to protect the best interests of your family. Do you have pertinent questions that require immediate answers? Look to our list of frequently asked questions below and contact our office if you do not find the information you need.

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RECENT CASE SUMMARIES

Posted on 06 15,2013

Here is a small sampling of divorce case results that we have been able to attain for our clients;

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DIVORCE ISSUES IN BANKRUPTCY

Posted on 06 11,2013

Divorces bring on alot of financial distress. Couples that had two incomes together now have just one income with a new set of expenses. Many times financial problems create the divorce and the divorce just compounds the problems. The financial impact of a divorce can be devastating to one or both spouses. Associated with the additonal financial burdens is alot of stress and uncertainty. Many adjustments have to be made, lifestyles often lowered, and spending reined in. With unpaid or late payments, interests rates soar and creditor pressure is applied. Not only are the adults affected, but the children are too.

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DISTRIBUTION OF PROPERTY IN VIRGINIA

Posted on 01 28,2013

When you are married, there are a few ways that property can be defined. If you owned property or inherited assets prior to the marriage, this can be considered separate property, so long as it was never mixed with marital property. Once you have legally married your spouse, property and assets obtained from that point forward are usually going to be considered marital property. When a couple gets divorced from one another, their property must be divided according to the state's equitable distribution laws related to the circumstances of the marriage and divorce.

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