Virginia is a equitable distribution state and require courts to follow the equitable distribution model when dividing marital property. There are a number of factors that a Virginia court may consider when dividing marital property, including:
The Law Office of Li-Shann Durst is a family law firm focused on issues such as divorce, child custody, child support, spousal support, parenting time, division of marital assets or property distribution, and allocation of marital debt. No matter the area of family law, it can feel overwhelming and confusing. Family law attorney, Li-Shann Durst has experience in these matters and provides prudent counsel and guidance to lead you and your family to the most favorable outcome. These matters may be resolved by agreement outside of court through negotiation, collaborative law or mediation.
When you and your family are facing unforeseen, difficult matters involving family law it is important to have experience and wisdom on your side. A family law attorney deals with matters of significant impact on family relationships. Often, these matters are litigated; however, the majority of family law cases are settled outside of court through negotiation methods. A family law attorney who is trained in collaborative law or mediation is able to offer his or her client several options for handling their legal issues. Li-Shann Durst is a Virginia Supreme Court certified mediator and a trained collaborative law attorney who has successfully represented her clients using negotiation, mediation, and collaborative law. Ms. Durst will work side-by-side with you to understand your needs and provide compassionate counsel to achieve effective outcomes.
At the Law Office of Li-Shann Durst, we understand that each family matter is unique and deserves a dignified and respectful approach to reach a favorable outcome. The practice areas of our Ashburn family law firm include:
To find out how our family law attorney can help with your family law case, please call our Ashburn, VA office at (703) 443-4762 or Schedule a Consultation.
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