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The basis or “grounds” on which a Court may grant a divorce differ from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. For example, various forms of marital fault can be grounds for divorce in Virginia while in the District of Columbia, they are not. In most circumstances, some period of separation between the parties is required before a divorce can occur.
Custody, child and spousal support, and equitable distribution are issues often resolved as part of the divorce process. For more information on this topic and to obtain specific advice on the laws applicable to your situation, please visit our contact page to schedule a consultation.