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Jefferson County, West Virginia, Family Law Blog

Effective co-parenting tips

Going through a divorce can cause a lot of stress on everyone involved, including any children the couple may have. As the parents’ top priorities should be the well-being of their children, they should work on making the process as smooth and stress free as possible...

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Protecting a 401(k) in divorce

Like many other states, West Virginia is an equitable distribution state when it comes to divorce. That means the court will not necessarily split marital assets 50/50 but will work for a distribution of property that is equitable to both parties. Most divorcing...

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Staying positive after your divorce

The end of a marriage can bring confusion and fear, and this is understandable. Whether you took the initiative to file for divorce or your spouse made the decision, you are likely facing many questions and feelings of uncertainty about the future. These...

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How is pet custody determined in divorce?

When a married couple parts ways, shared pets can be particularly emotional issues. It is common for individuals to ask how pet custody is determined in West Virginia. As with many divorce-related issues, the answer to this question can vary from state to state. In...

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