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A Christmas Reading Recommendation

December 24, 2019

It is not often that a good criminal defense story intersects with Christmas, but in the classic A Rumpole Christmas, that is exactly what happens. This month we share a great book review by Larry Thornberry of this excellent item of British literature.

Reckless Driving and Speeding

November 29, 2019

Did you know that speeding could get you charged with reckless driving in Virginia? 

When Family Fights Lead to Violence

October 30, 2019

Family fights are uniquely emotional and incredibly personal. What happens when a intra-family feud spills over into violence? This article shares an overview of Virginia's Domestic Violence Laws and some key considerations for those faced with this situation.

Can You Separate While Living Under the Same Roof?

September 27, 2019

The separation period is a key element of no-fault divorce. Yet many couples face a dilemma due to the difficulty and expense of one spouse or the other finding a new place to live. One question our attorneys have encountered is whether, in Virginia, a married couple can be separated while living under the same roof. The article below provides a good summary of the issues involved and some practical tips for those who find themselves in this situation. 

The Role of the Guardian Ad Litem

August 30, 2019

Adams and Fisk, PLC has a vibrant Guardian Ad Litem (GAL) Practice. We understand the important role the GAL plays in the lives of children and incapacitated adults. In this article from Virginia Lawyers Weekly entitled The Role of the Guardian Ad Litem in Custody Cases, Cheshire I’Anson Eveleigh and Mona S. Flax explain in detail the role and responsibilities of the GAL in matters involving custody of children.