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The Effects of Social Media on Divorce Proceedings

Social media has become integral to almost every aspect of modern life, including school, work, family, and even divorce. If you are contemplating a divorce or going through one, you may be experiencing high levels of overwhelming emotions and stress. A study conducted by the Pontifical Catholic University of Chile and Boston University found a […]

The Role of Mediation in Divorce and Family Law Cases

When you are going through a divorce or dealing with another family legal matter, litigation is only one of the legal options available to you. Mediation is a credible form of dispute resolution in family law cases in West Virginia. Mediation is often court-mandated before the formal litigation process can ensue in family law cases […]

Divorce And Special Needs Children in West Virginia

Going through a divorce is never easy, but it can be particularly difficult if you have a child with special needs. Having a special needs child can impact every aspect of your divorce – from marital property division to child custody, spousal support, and child support. If you are the parent of a special needs […]

What Are the Parental Rights of Unmarried Parents In West Virginia?

The parental rights of married parents are fairly well-defined and unambiguous. But when it comes to establishing the parental rights of unmarried parents, the laws are not so clear-cut. If you are an unmarried parent in West Virginia interested in establishing child visitation, custody, and support rights, you should consult with an experienced family law […]

What Can and Cannot Be Included in A Prenuptial Agreement?

You are not alone if you are thinking of getting a prenuptial agreement or prenup before getting married. According to a report published by the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, there has been a significant rise in prenuptial agreements since 2016. While divorce is not something one wants to think of when getting married – […]

Dealing with The Tax Consequences of a High Asset Divorce

A high net-worth divorce requires a sound legal and financial strategy in order to protect your best interests. The decisions you make at the time of divorce will majorly impact your finances going forward. High-asset divorces come with significant tax implications because of the large financial stakes involved. The most prudent way to deal with […]