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  • Narcissistic Personality Disorder in High-Conflict Divorces
    Narcissistic Personality Disorder in High-Conflict Divorces

    There are some personality disorders that seem to be the root cause for our firm’s high-conflict litigation cases, especially divorce litigation because a person’s high-conflict nature can make the ...

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  • My Spouse Keeps Selling or Running up Marital Debt
    My Spouse Keeps Selling or Running up Marital Debt

    Virginia Law on the Dissipation of Marital Assets in Divorce The property acquired or accumulated by a married couple during a marriage, especially a long one, can include substantial assets. Real ...

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  • The Reservation of the Right to Spousal Support in Divorce: Why Is It Important?
    The Reservation of the Right to Spousal Support in Divorce: Why Is It Important?

    What Is Spousal Support? Spousal support is one of the most important financial issues that must be resolved during the divorce process. The Virginia State Bar defines spousal support as “an amount of ...

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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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  • Relocating to Another State & Custody Laws in Virginia (Part 1 of 2)
    Relocating to Another State & Custody Laws in Virginia (Part 1 of 2)

    When parents are separated but share custody , they must work together to facilitate the custodial transfer of their children. This process can become more challenging if the primary custodial parent ...

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