He cheated on me and now I live with family. I just found out that the girl is now pregnant and now they live together. I am working but can’t afford legal fees. I have credit cards I’m paying off and I’m also paying off an Apple Watch that I got him for Christmas last year.
A divorce court can award attorney's fees and costs to either party, to maintain or defend the case. A spouse can file a petition for a determination of support in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, without filing for divorce, and ask for support and maintenance and attorney's fees.
You should consult with an experienced Virginia family law lawyer to discuss your options and the best course of action.
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