Blog Posts in 2019

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  • Landlords, Know Your Tenants’ Rights: The Implied Warranty of Habitability
    Landlords, Know Your Tenants’ Rights: The Implied Warranty of Habitability

    So, you’re a landlord? Can you, therefore, fully control your tenant and subject the tenant to your whims regarding the maintenance of the rental property? Not exactly. Even though the tenant has ...

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  • 5 Tips About Discovery in Virginia Family Law Cases
    5 Tips About Discovery in Virginia Family Law Cases

    When you are involved in a contested divorce or custody battle, you will likely need to find out about the other party’s finances, living accommodations, employment, and other essential facts. That is ...

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  • Divorce & Death Benefits: 5 Points to Keep in Mind
    Divorce & Death Benefits: 5 Points to Keep in Mind

    Divorce severs not only emotional ties, but also financial and legal ones. As such, proper planning is necessary to avoid unintended and unfavorable consequences when it comes to death benefits. If ...

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  • Narcissism, Stonewalling, & Ghosting
    Narcissism, Stonewalling, & Ghosting

    Is My Spouse a Narcissist? I have learned so much about personality disorders after years of providing legal representation to clients who are attempting to extricate themselves from toxic ...

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  • Why Do Narcissists Suddenly Pull Disappearing Acts?
    Why Do Narcissists Suddenly Pull Disappearing Acts?

    In my opinion, and based upon my experience as an attorney who has represented hundreds of partners during their divorces with narcissistic spouses over the last few decades, most narcissists don’t ...

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  • 6 Legal Tips for Virginia Landlords to Evict Tenants
    6 Legal Tips for Virginia Landlords to Evict Tenants

    In Virginia, there are two courts where landlord-tenant disputes can be initiated: Circuit Court or the General District Court (GDC). Va. Code Ann. §16.1-77 provides that all landlord-tenant disputes ...

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