First and foremost, the family court system works to address the individual needs of each family with particular importance placed on the best interest of the child or children involved. While there are individual factors to be considered in any child custody case in Virginia, there are specific factors that will play a role in most cases in general. Any parent filing for custody or considering his or her options will want to understand the factors that can influence the case.
Most divorce cases are not resolved by both sides simply coming to a mutual agreement, splitting assets and moving on to lead separate lives without outside assistance. Even when a divorce between a Virginia couple is a mutual decision and there are few areas of discontent, there is a high chance that professionals besides legal support may be needed to provide insight and information so the process can move forward. One couple is making news as the list of professionals being subpoenaed to provide information is growing.