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In Virginia, parties must be separated for a requisite period of time before being granted a divorce. The parties may be separated for six (6) months if there are no minor children of the marriage and the parties have an endorsed and fully-encompassing separation agreement that settles all matters, to include spousal support and distribution of assets and liabilities.

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September 13
Is a Life Insurance Trust (ILIT) an Important Addition to Your Estate Planning Documents?

Would you be surprised to learn that the death proceeds of your life insurance may be subject to federal estate taxation? Many believe that life insurance escapes estate taxes and passes to their loved ones without obligation.

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April 7
Virginia Criminal Discovery Rules: The End of an Era?

Written by Kenneth Jacobson, Esquire
“Where there was confusion there is now clarity; where there were concerns for public safety there is now judicial oversight; where access to information has been absent, a pathway to knowledge has been provided; and where trial by ambush has been the norm there is now clarity and transparency.”

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