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There is nothing more frustrating than trying to solve a puzzle for which you do not have all the pieces. This is certainly true in the legal system. Whether
you are getting divorced or trying to resolve child custody disputes, it is
important to have a clear vision of all the options available and the possible
outcomes of each.

Our philosophy is to guide clients through their family law matter in the most practical and efficient way possible.

At Virginia Family Law Center, P.C., we work closely with clients, helping them navigate the legal system. Some firms simply read clients their rights and hope it makes sense. We do more. We go out of our way to educate our clients, explaining their rights, responsibilities, and the possible ramifications of each choice. Contact our firm online or call 703-865-5839 to schedule your
30-minute telephone consultation with an experienced Fairfax lawyer.

The Typical

Divorce & Custody Processes

Step1

Strategy
Session

You’ll describe your situation to an attorney, who determines the right legal approach.

1
Step2

Commencing a Case
for Divorce or Custody
Establishment

The process begins by filing a petition for divorce or child custody arrangements.

2
Step3

Initial Case Management
Conference

The judge, attorneys and parties involved join together to discuss the case.

3
Step4

Discovering
Information &
Researching Facts

The attorney gathers relevant information that supports your best interests.

4
Step5

Temporary
Relief Hearing

If a motion for temporary relief was filed, a hearing takes place to reveal whether it was granted or denied.

5
Step6

Mediation or Early
Neutral Evaluation

In situations where the spouses aren’t amicable, mediation can help improve communication between both parties.

6
Step7

Pretrial Hearing

This hearing is the last step before the trial begins, and it lets a judge determine what still need to be resolved.

7
Step8

Final Trial

The trial will conclude after a judge gives a final ruling and makes an order.

8
Step9

Implementation

Many divorce settlements require follow up action to see if modifications are needed.

9
Step10

Checkout Session

Finally, your attorney will review the final judgement and answer any questions you might have.

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