Most states, including Virginia, are equitable division of marital property states. While Virginia courts strive to equally split marital assets during a divorce, certain factors that led to the divorce can impact how the process unfolds. The recent hack of a website devoted to providing a discreet means of infidelity has brought to light just how infidelity can impact a divorce settlement.
While parents may agree on the needs of a child and custody issues when those parents split, those same parents may disagree over the amount it takes to financially support that child or children. Virginia parents may benefit from being aware of the child support guidelines of the state. They may also benefit from knowing what factors the state takes into consideration and what factors can impact the amount of child support ordered.