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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in Virginia?

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in Virginia? Virginia’s statute of limitations for most personal…

What Steps Should I Take After a Motorcycle Accident in Virginia?

You should start working to protect your interests immediately after you get hurt in a motorcycle crash caused by someone…

Steps You Must Take After a Car Accident in Culpeper County, Virginia

March 16, 2023

Steps You Must Take After a Car Accident in Culpeper County, Virginia It’s common for the immediate aftermath of a…

How Are Assets Split in a Divorce in Virginia?

January 1, 2023

How Are Assets Split in a Divorce in Virginia? Going through a divorce can be an emotionally and financially draining…

Who Should Be on Your Team?

If you are in business for yourself or with partners, then you work hard for your customers and clients. In turn, you expect to be fairly compensated for those efforts. You have likely worked long hours, weekends, and even holidays. You have experienced shortened vacations ...
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Understanding the Legal Ramifications of Broken Bones and Fractures from Car Accidents

Being involved in a car accident is a traumatic experience, especially when it results in…

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Top Five Most Common Injuries Sustained in a Car Accident

Getting into a car accident can be an extremely traumatizing experience, leaving passengers and drivers…

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The Top Five Things Not to Say to an Insurance Company After an Accident

When you are involved in an accident, it can be a confusing and stressful experience.…

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Discover the Five Must-Know Tips to Keep You and Your Loved Ones Protected During the Holiday Rush 

The holiday rush isn’t just about running around to get your shopping done. It’s also…

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Three Ways Motorcycle Accident Claims Are More Complicated

Three Ways Motorcycle Accident Claims Are More Complicated Being in a motorcycle accident can change…

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What Is a Wrongful Death Claim and Who Can File One? 

What Is a Wrongful Death Claim and Who Can File One?  Losing a loved one…

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Top Five Dos and Don’ts After a Car Accident in Culpeper, VA

Feeling confused, overwhelmed, and scared after a car wreck is normal. Making rational decisions isn't…

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What’s the Average Pedestrian Injury Settlement?

Unlike other types of accident, a pedestrian accident often results in devastating injuries. As a…

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Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Culpeper, Virginia

Five Reasons to Hire a Personal Injury Attorney in Culpeper, Virginia If you have been…

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How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in Virginia?

How Long Do I Have to File a Personal Injury Case in Virginia? Virginia’s statute…

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What Steps Should I Take After a Motorcycle Accident in Virginia?

You should start working to protect your interests immediately after you get hurt in a…

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Steps You Must Take After a Car Accident in Culpeper County, Virginia

Steps You Must Take After a Car Accident in Culpeper County, Virginia It’s common for…

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Auto Accident Settlement Negotiation Tips

Auto Accident Settlement Negotiation Tips Negotiating a settlement after a car, motorcycle, or tractor-trailer accident…

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How Are Assets Split in a Divorce in Virginia?

How Are Assets Split in a Divorce in Virginia? Going through a divorce can be…

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How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident in Virginia?

How is Fault Determined in a Car Accident in Virginia? Your personal injury lawyer will…

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Who Should Be on Your Team?

If you are in business for yourself or with partners, then you work hard for your customers and clients. In turn, you expect to be fairly compensated for those efforts. You have likely worked long hours, weekends, and even holidays. You have experienced shortened vacations ...
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Corporation or Limited Liability Company – What is better for you? (Updated)

A common question from many business clients, especially for start-up businesses, is what kind of business structure should they use. Many people starting their first business have the mistaken belief ...
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The Impact of Retirement on Spousal Support

Spousal Support After Retirement in California What happens when a former spouse has been ordered to pay spousal support indefinitely, but now wants to retire? In the past, some Virginia courts ruled ...
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Cohabitation before Marriage and Its Impact on Divorce

Many couples live together for years before deciding to tie the knot. During long periods of premarital cohabitation, what happens when couples mingle finances or contribute to the value of each ...
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Meet Stephen K. Lewellyn

Stephen K. Lewellyn , a partner with Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn & Edwards, PLC, has been with the firm since graduating law school. What types of law do you practice? My practice is in two areas. ...
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Changes are Coming for Alimony Taxation

The new tax law will have a big impact on families going through a separation or divorce. Alimony (known as spousal support in Virginia) has long been considered taxable income for the recipient and ...
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Meet Stephen P. Will

Meet Stephen P. Will , a partner at Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn & Edwards, PLC . He has been with the firm since 1976. What types of law do you practice? Primarily, I practice real estate ...
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Meet Elizabeth Thorne

Meet Elizabeth Thorne , a partner at Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn & Edwards, PLC. , who has been with the firm since 2006. She is a litigator with a focus on Family Law . Why did you choose to ...
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Meet Rex L. Edwards, Jr.

Meet Rex L. Edwards, Jr. , a partner at Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn & Edwards, PLC . He has been with the firm since 1992. What areas of Law do you practice? Primarily Family Law and Personal ...
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What to Say After a Motor Vehicle Accident

The number one rule after a motor vehicle accident is do not give a statement to any insurance company about the accident until you have spoken to a qualified attorney . There are no exceptions to ...
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What the Surgeon General Hasn’t Told You

Most of us in Virginia and across the U.S. are familiar with warnings from the Surgeon General. The “WARNING”, outlined in a thin black box on tobacco products, informs consumers about the dangers of ...
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Are There Risks to Using Social Media in Litigation?

Even though you might believe that your account is private and you have ensured your privacy settings are switched on, you may be surprised to learn that your social media posts are not actually ...
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Grandparents’ Rights” and Kinship Care

Kinship care is when grandparents or other extended family , step in and take care of children. This can happen if, for any reason, the parent is unable to provide for the child. It may be due to the ...
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Why Not Creating a Will Places You at a Disadvantage

Davies, Barrell, Will, Lewellyn & Edwards, PLC has long been an advocate for protecting your family, your best interests, and especially the wealth you have created. The recent passing of the pop ...
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How Is Child Support Calculated in Virginia?

Child support is calculated using many variables, including the parents’ wages and other forms of income. There is not a set formula for calculating child support; rather, the judge who is overseeing ...
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$1.8 Million Jury Award In Wrongful Pregnancy Case

DISCLAIMER: CASE RESULTS DEPEND UPON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE. Stephen K. Lewellyn , senior litigation attorney at ...
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Looking For Answers

Holding ourselves ethically accountable to our clients is something we take seriously. Attorneys at DBWLE recently attended the 2015 ALPS CLE program, "Looking for Answers." This program provided an ...
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Elder Law

By 2020 over 56 million Americans will be over the age of 65. Elder Law, a field covering estate planning, disability, guardianship and other aging-related issues, is becoming increasingly critical. ...
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National Estate Planning Awareness Week

It’s been estimated that 70% of Americans do not have a proper estate plan. Many people believe that estate planning is only for the wealthy. It is not. Estate planning includes creating Wills, ...
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34th Annual Family Law Seminar

Domestic Relations and Family Law Attorneys Elizabeth G. Thorne and Rex L. Edwards, Jr. attended the 34th Annual Family Law Seminar: Hot Topics in Domestic Practice Today on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 in ...
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