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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 […]

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Can The Things I Purchase for My Child Count Towards My Child Support In West Virginia?

West Virginia child support laws strictly define which expenses can count towards child support. As a non-custodial parent, you might wonder if gifts or expenses for your child can be considered child support. Consulting an experienced WV family law attorney can help clarify your rights. Purpose of Child Support Child support aims to cover a […]

business in a divorce

Is My Spouse Entitled to Half of My Business in The Divorce Settlement?

You may have built a great business during your marriage with lots of hard work, risk-taking, and professional enterprise. But things can quickly get complicated for the survival of your business if you are going through a divorce. You need to take steps to protect your business assets during this process. A seasoned family law […]

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Important Things to Know About West Virginia’s 50/50 Custody Law

On June 10th, 2022, the “Best Interests of Child Protection Act of 2022,” also known as the 50/50 custody law went into effect in West Virginia. The law has changed how child custody cases are treated in family courts. The “best interest of the child” standard has long been in use by WV courts while […]

inheritance in a divorce

Is an Inheritance Considered Marital Property in a West Virginia Divorce?

Filing for a divorce is never an easy decision to make, even if it is the only recourse left under the circumstances. If you or your spouse received an inheritance during the course of the marriage, it adds another complex layer to the division of marital assets in a divorce. Most couples don’t think about […]

special needs children and divorce in West Virginia

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 […]