Virginia Custody

VIRGINIA CUSTODY BLOG: CAN I MODIFY MY CUSTODY & VISITATION ORDER?

Whether your custody order was entered after a hearing or as a result of an agreement between the parties, it is inevitable that things will change as parties and children move on with their lives. So, what happens if you want to change the custody and visitation order that was entered as a result of [...]

By |March 27th, 2020|Modification of Custody, Virginia Custody|Comments Off on VIRGINIA CUSTODY BLOG: CAN I MODIFY MY CUSTODY & VISITATION ORDER?

DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?

In Virginia a third party who is a “person with legitimate interest” may file a petition for custody or visitation of a child. Virginia law defines “person with legitimate interest” broadly to include grandparents, stepparents, former stepparents, blood relatives and family members such as aunts, uncles or adult siblings. Visitation for Grandparents in Virginia: In [...]

By |January 8th, 2020|Grandparent Custody & Visitation, Virginia Custody|Comments Off on DO GRANDPARENTS HAVE A RIGHT TO VISITATION WITH THEIR GRANDCHILDREN?

HOW IS CUSTODY DETERMINED IN VIRGINIA

If you are a parent who is going through a divorce or child custody/visitation proceeding in Virginia, you may have questions about how a Virginia Court will decide custody of your child and what the term "custody' actually entails. When it comes to custody of your child, a Virginia Court is most concerned about the [...]