You Deserve A Divorce Attorney Who Cares About Making A Difference
When a marriage ends, sorting through the pieces can be a daunting task, even in the most amicable of splits. There are many big shifts ahead and numerous details to address, from unwinding property and financial entanglements to determining how the children’s lives will look going forward. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed in the midst of such radical changes.
Thankfully, you don’t have to face divorce alone. At Betty Russo Law, P.C., I focus on helping people like you navigate the uncertainties of divorce and lay the groundwork for your post-divorce future. I know that divorce is never easy, and I’m committed to doing everything I can to support you during what may very well be the most difficult chapter of your life. I have devoted my career to this area of practice because I truly care about making a difference.
Untangling The Messiness Of Divorce
Divorce can get messy. I view my role as that of an adviser and advocate. I will advise you on the best path to get what you want out of the divorce without creating unnecessary complications. You can expect honest advice based on my 10-plus years of experience in Virginia family law.
I believe that the way you approach divorce matters – it sets the stage for the next chapter of your life, and it has a long-term impact on your children. I will prioritize their best interests – and yours – in working toward a positive outcome, whatever that looks like for you.
The Major Components Of A Divorce Case
Divorce cases range from the relatively simple to the exceedingly complex. Depending on your situation, you may need to address issues such as:
- Property division: Virginia law takes an “equitable distribution” approach to property division, which means dividing your assets in a way that’s fair.
- Spousal support: Alimony isn’t a given in every case, but it is appropriate in some circumstances.
- Child custody: Determining a workable custody arrangement – one that covers everything from the broad division of responsibility down to the nitty-gritty details of daily schedules – is a monumental task. I can help you with all aspects of these critical decisions that will shape your children’s lives for a long time to come.
- Child support: While child support is typically calculated based on the Virginia child support guidelines, it can become complicated, particularly when a child has special needs or a parent has self-employment income. I’m familiar with all the nuances of child support.
Sometimes, issues arise after the divorce is finalized. I can help you with modifications and enforcement of existing court orders.
I also help military families address the added complexity of divorce in a military context.
Empowering You On The Journey Ahead
The end of a marriage can leave you feeling powerless. My goal is to empower you as you work through emotional endings toward the exciting beginnings that come after.
Let’s talk about your concerns during a free 30-minute consultation. Contact me, Virginia Beach divorce lawyer Betty Russo, at 757-918-7862 or send me an email. I work with clients throughout the region, including Norfolk and Chesapeake.