A “no-fault” divorce or uncontested divorce is one where neither party has to prove the other of any wrongdoing. This type of divorce generally takes less time in court to finalize and costs both parties less in legal fees.. In Virginia, a no-fault divorce will only be granted if...Read more
As a parent, you want the best for your child -- and you might be wondering whether staying together or getting divorced is the best option for your family. In making that decision, do not forget to consider that the effects of divorce on children are not always negative....Read more
Differences in communication styles matter in divorce mediation. The Fairfax, Va. mediation team of Amy & Jonathan Kales truly understand this.
You’ve heard of the book Men Are From Mars, Women are from Venus by John Gray, PhD? Fundamental to the premise of the book is this underlying hypothesis: Men and women communicate differently—what they hear, how they speak, and how they process information is very different. At Kales & Kales PLC,...Read more
Having witnessed the harm a court battle can cause to a divorcing couple and their children, divorcing spouses are often in search of options besides litigation. Increasingly, many of them are turning to Collaborative Divorce. But, how to get started? Which Northern Virginia divorce lawyers are “collaborative” in their...Read more
7 Divorce Mediation Myths Divorce is often seen as an all-out fight between two separating spouses. Couples fight over practically everything, as they literally split much of the life they built together right down the middle. Everything from assets to children is up for grabs. Often times, the ensuing...Read more