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Archive for the “Separation” Category

Grounds for Divorce

Posted on September 12th, 2014 by Jessica

Written by: Ross Charles Allen There are two types of divorce in Virginia: a limited divorce from bed and board, and a final divorce. Or for those of you fluent in dead languages: a divorce a mensa et thoro and a divorce a viniculo matrimonii. It is amazing the Latin I retained from law school. […]

Contested vs. Uncontested Divorce in Virginia

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by jrsmith

Whether or not to end a marriage is one of the most difficult decisions our clients face. When answering this tough question, clients often want to know the difference between a contested divorce and an uncontested divorce. Knowing the distinction between these two types of divorce can mean protecting your current rights, preserving your future […]

A Few Notes On Spousal Support

Posted on December 4th, 2012 by kim

A substantial portion of Smith & Wells, P.C.’s case load is divorce work consisting of, not only preparing the final divorce decree, but also advocating for our client’s marital property division, custody arrangements, and child and spousal support. We pride ourselves on being compassionate and extremely knowledgeable when it comes to counseling our clients during […]

Virginia Divorce From “Bed and Board”

Posted on June 8th, 2011 by jrsmith

There are two distinct types of divorce available for plaintiffs in Virginia. These types are a divorce from “bed and board,” or a divorce a mensa et thoro, and a “final divorce,” or a divorce a vinculo matrimonii. Va. Code § 20-91 and 95. Each type of divorce has separate requirements, and distinct advantages and […]