How can I save money on my divorce?

Divorce is many things, but it is usually not cheap. Many people attribute the price tag of divorce to court-mandated expenses like child support payments and alimony. However, the actual legal process of divorce can potentially cost thousands of dollars in many...

How can gray divorce impact you?

As you age, your marital problems may become more and more unavoidable. Gray divorce refers to couples who choose to divorce as seniors, rather than as a young or middle-aged couple. Learning more about the unique concerns you must deal with can help you prepare for...

Can I update my estate plan during a divorce?

A divorce touches every single part of a person's life. A spouse going through a divorce must make a slew of changes and decisions on what seems like a daily basis while they put together a new life. During this process, he or she may review an estate plan. When it...

Knowing how long alimony payments last

The end of your marriage on Roanoke may not necessarily end your obligation to continue to support your spouse (especially if you were the primary income earner in your home). Indeed, many in your same position have come to us here at Spencer Law PLLC expecting to...

What area child support appeals?

Sometimes, you may not agree with a child support order from the court. You have some options when it comes to how to handle this situation, and one option is an appeal. A child support appeal, according to  Virginia Department of Social Services, enables you to...

Is divorce going to benefit my health?

Making a decision as serious as whether or not you should divorce your spouse in Virginia can make you wonder if the outcome will truly benefit you and your well-being in the long run. While the decision to divorce is one that you have to come to terms with depending...

Will a DUI conviction cost me my job?

If you receive a DUI conviction in Virginia, it could well cost you your job. At the very least, it could severely hamper your chances of future employment. Professional licensing For one thing, as Findlaw explains, if you need a state license to practice in your...

How can I co-parent with a difficult ex?

Divorced couples in Virginia must see eye to eye when it comes to child-rearing topics. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Even with shared custody, one parent may constantly undermine the other, thereby making the parenting process needlessly difficult. If...