Mary G. Commander’s Guides

Mary G. Commander

Norfolk Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

Contributor Level 16
  1. Divorce And Taxes

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Transfers Between Spouses Under the general rule, transfers of property between spouses and former spouses is not a taxable event if it is "incident to the divorce". If the transfer is NOT made pursu

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  2. Expungement Of Criminal Records In Virginia

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Dismissed, Nolle Prossed, Pardoned Or Writ of Actual Innocence The expungement process applies to charges that have been dismissed or nolle prossed (dismissed without prejudice but can be refiled w

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  3. Emancipation Of A Minor In Virginia

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Who Can File? Any minor who has reached the age of sixteen or any parent or guardian of such a minor can file. Where Do You File? A petition is filed in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District C

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  4. Property Settlement Agreements In Virginia

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Custody and Visitation of Children The Agreement should cover the custodial arrangement: a. legal custody (decision making authority), can be joint or sole; b. physical custody (where the child prima

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  5. Use of Mental Health Professionals in Divorce Cases

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Mental Health Professionals Are a Part Of The Collaborative Divorce Team Collaborative Divorce is one of the newest trends in the law in which each party has a team which consists of a lawyer and a m

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  6. Military Divorces-Special Considerations

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Military Retirement One of the most valuable assets in any long term marriage is the military retirement. It also is the one thing that every service member resents having to share. No matter. It is

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  7. Mediation Works For Same Sex Or Unmarried Couples

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Complete Property Division Virginia divorce law provides a specific procedure and process for the division of "marital property" pursuant to the Equitable Distribution statute. This includes real and

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  8. Spousal Support in Virginia

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Income and Expenses The court is to consider the obligations, needs and financial resources of the parties, including, but not limited to income from all pension, profit sharing or retirement plans o

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  9. Successful Divorce Through Mediation

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Mediation Saves Money Mediation costs a fraction of what a litigated divorce costs. If you are fighting about money, why do you want to spend all of your money fighting about it? Some people say that

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  10. Can I Get An Annulment?

    Written by attorney Mary Commander, over 4 years ago.

    Can Be Void or Voidable by statute The marriage may either be void (invalid) from the outset or voidable (subject to attack) because of legal infirmities. No license or solemnization. If you did not

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