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If you would like to pursue additional information on Virginia divorce laws, you will find more helpful links and resources below. This list is by no means all-inclusive, but will provide you with some points for possible future research. You might also decide to research the Virginia Code on your own, or just consult a Virginia divorce attorney in your area.

Virginia Divorce Resources:

Domestic Violence: This excellent resource provides names and phone numbers for anti-domestic violence assistance programs for every county in Virginia, as well as links to statewide services.

Virginia Department of Social Services:This website, operated by the Virginia Department of Social Services, contains a wealth of useful information for both the custodial and noncustodial parent regarding parental rights and responsibilities, support payment calculations, income withholding, benefits services, and links to additional information and support.

Virginia Legal Aid Information:This site provides many answers to some common questions regarding legal issues in Virginia, and links to some free or low-cost legal services and legal aid offices around the state. There is also a section specifically for divorce and family law issues.

Free Advice Divorce Articles:
Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Virginia Family Law Statutes:

Virginia Legal Separation: Virginia Code Section 20-60.3

Virginia Divorce
Grounds/Fault-No Fault: Virginia Code Section 20-91
Residency/Where to File: Virginia Code Sections 20-97, 20-102
Divorce Mediation: Virginia Code Section 20-124.4
Annulment: Virginia Code Section 20-89.1

Virginia Divorce & Finances
Property Division/Debts: Virginia Code Sections 20-107.3
Spousal Support: Virginia Code Sections 20-95, 20-107.1, 20-108.1, 20-109, 20-110

Virginia Child Custody and Child Support
Child Custody: Virginia Code Sections 20-107.2
Child Support: Virginia Code Sections 20-107.2, 20-108.1-2

Virginia Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:
Find an experienced Virginia Divorce Attorney at
Find an experienced Virginia Child Support/Custody Lawyer at
How a Family Lawyer Can Help

Virginia Online Divorce Services: – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.– Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Virginia Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Virginia Divorce laws you’re looking for:
Virginia Divorce Law, Lawyers & Attorneys
Virginia Divorce & Separation
Virginia Divorce & Finances
Virginia Child Custody & Virginia Child Support

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