Your Rights During A Divorce

You probably never thought divorce would happen to you. But here you are.

It is imperative that you know your rights during a divorce, and that's our first focus when you meet with us here at Big Valley Law in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Our attorneys will answer all of your questions, explain Virginia's divorce laws and make sure you know your legal rights. We explain all of the options you have and we can walk you through any scenario.

Common Divorce Concerns

Every divorce case is unique, but many family law issues are common. A few examples include:

  • Child custody rights
  • Visitation rights
  • Child support obligations
  • Spousal support obligations
  • Modifications of court orders
  • Asset division
  • Parenting plans
  • Prenuptial agreements
  • Postnuptial agreements
  • Adoption
  • Parental relocations
  • Enforcement of court orders (such as child support)

Our lawyers can help with both collaborative divorce cases and contested divorce cases. We will show you what options are best for you and work hard to make sure your rights are protected.

We will always keep you informed and in the loop, and you will quickly see that we prioritize efficient and effective communication.

Virginia's Divorce Laws

If you have children, the separation has to last for 12 months before you can get a divorce. It is half that time for couples without children.

These are unique laws, compared with the rest of the country, and it is crucial to understand exactly what they mean for your case.

Contacting Us

To reach Big Valley Law, call our office in Harrisonburg at 540-208-1501 or get in touch with us online.