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  • The Impact of Retirement on Spousal Support
    The Impact of Retirement on Spousal Support

    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 that the payor's retirement - even if at a ...

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  • Changes are Coming for Alimony Taxation
    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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  • Are There Risks to Using Social Media in Litigation?
    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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  • How Is Child Support Calculated in Virginia?
    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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