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How is Child Support Calculated in Virginia?/by Olmstead & Olmstead
The way that child support is handled varies by states, and Virginia’s guidelines are outlined in the Virginia Code §20-108.2. There is a sophisticated mathematical formula that is used to figure out the child support payment for a case. How the formula is used depends on the custody arrangement between the parents. The different custody arrangements […]
What Should I Do if I’m Injured by an Aggressive Driver/by Olmstead & Olmstead
Driving aggressively is one of the surest ways to cause an accident. Indeed, statistics show that aggressive driving may be the primary factor in more than 50 percent of fatal accidents. If you are involved in a crash involving an aggressive driver, you have the right to seek compensation for your injuries. At the law offices of […]
Holiday Car Accidents/by Olmstead & Olmstead
The holidays should be filled with joy, cheer, and time spent with family and friends. However, statistics show that for many, the holidays aren’t always as jolly as planned; the rate of car accident tends to spike during the holiday season. If you’ll be driving this holiday season, our lawyers urge you to exercise caution […]
NHTSA Releases 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
Last month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the 2016 Fatal Traffic Crash Data, which is an annual report of the deadly motor vehicle accidents each year in the United States. Sadly, the total number of deadly traffic crashes in 2016 increased 5.6% from the prior year, going from 35,485 in 2015 to […]
How Will the Judge Decide My Custody Case in Virginia?/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
When two parents are divorcing, they have the ability to create a parenting plan that outlines how time with, and responsibilities regarding, children will be shared. Creating a parenting plan outside of the court is always recommended; this gives parents autonomy to develop a blueprint for time sharing that they want and that works best for them, […]
Does My Child Have a Say in My Custody Case?/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
Going through a divorce is challenging enough, but when you add in the issue of determining the custody of a shared child, a divorce case can be a miserable thing to have to navigate. What can be even more challenging and emotional for a parent is the idea that their child may be asked to […]
Should I Date During My Divorce?/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
If you are in the process of getting a divorce, you and your spouse may be emotionally and physically separated, even if your divorce is not yet finalized. This may mean that in your heart, you have split from your spouse, and may have even moved on to a new love interest. While emotionally you […]
Strategies to Help Children Cope with Divorce/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
Divorce can be a stressful and confusing ordeal, particularly for children. When not handled correctly, bottled up emotions could have lasting results. While not an easy situation for anyone, you want to do everything possible minimize the impact of a divorce on your children. Here are ten strategies to help children deal with separation and […]
What Can I Do If My Ex Isn’t Paying Child Support?/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
If your ex owes you back child support, you’re not alone. Statistics show that more than $100 billion is owed in unpaid child support in this country and only about 60% of what is owed is actually paid. When couples split up, their responsibilities to their children should remain an ongoing priority. When one parent doesn’t stay […]
What is Reckless Driving in Virginia and What Are the Penalties?/by Olmstead & Olmstead, P.C.
Few criminal charges in the state of Virginia are quite as underestimated and misunderstood as that of reckless driving. To be sure, because most states in the nation treat excessive speeding as a simple traffic violation, many drivers assume the same treatment is offered in Virginia. In reality, excessive speeding, which at certain speeds, falls […]