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Court finds common law marriage after divorce (access required)


A couple’s long and winding matrimonial road led to a Chesapeake court’s decision to hear a suit to dissolve their common law marriage. The facts in the case of Richardson v. Richardson (VLW 014-8-019) “are somewhat out of the ordinary,” ...

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New film takes aim at family law practice (access required)


Editor’s Note: “Marriage is an institution. Divorce is big business.” That’s the tag line for “Divorce Corp.,” a new documentary on why troubled spouses should avoid divorce lawyers. If you’re a Virginia family law practitioner, you may not have seen ...

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