Marriage laws in the United States for LGBT families vary widely from state to state and are changing rapidly. Consistent with this evolving landscape, the state of same-sex marriage in Virginia is in limbo. Virginia has a statutory ban on same-sex marriage (Code of VA §20-45.3), which a federal...Read more
Jonathan Kales has been selected to the 2014 Virginia Super Lawyers list. This honor is awarded to no more than 5% of Virginia attorneys. The annual selections are made using a multiphase process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent evaluation of candidates and peer reviews by practice...Read more
This week, Kales & Kales is celebrating ten years in business. In some ways it seems like yesterday when we opened our doors, and, in others, it seems like we’ve been doing this forever. We have learned a lot in ten years—a lot of things they don’t teach you...Read more
Divorcing parents are usually concerned about the emotional toll that their divorce may have on their children. This worry can go up exponentially when a special needs child is involved, a situation that we encounter not infrequently in the family law world. Studies indicate the divorce rate for parents...Read more
Let Yourself Go. Eat Only Fast Food. Avoid Exercise. Don’t Shower Or Shave. Let Your Nose, Ear And All Other Body Hair Run Wild. AND, Other Brilliant Divorce ANTI-Tips For Men.
Let yourself go. Eat only fast food. Avoid exercise. Don’t shower or shave. Let your nose, ear and all other body hair run wild. Fight with your wife as much and as often as possible. Be as small as you can at all times. Take the low road. Post...Read more
One of the things that makes the Collaborative Divorce process unique is the “Collaborative Team.” As the name implies, the idea behind the Collaborative Team is that all participants are working together, rather than against each other, toward the best possible outcome. If you decide to use the collaborative...Read more