As soon as your divorce is filed, a Newport family law attorney begins working for you. Some people are completely blindsided by a divorce, especially if there is some sort of family trauma such as marital infidelity or domestic violence. Other couples may see the signs that point to divorce, but be in denial about the matter. Even if you see the signs and react accordingly, you may be surprised by the sudden and dramatic lifestyle change and sudden and dramatic influx of bills.
Temporary orders in Virginia
A judge can grant temporary orders in either a dissolution of marriage or an a Mensa et Thoro (“from bed and board”) divorce. An a Mensa divorce is a temporary legal separation for those who have been physically separated for less than one year. Temporary orders are in effect until a divorce decree is granted or until the temporary orders are modified:
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