Resources and Links
Commonly Used Pleadings
Motion to Amend/Review Order (.pdf)
Petition for Support (.pdf)
Support Order (.pdf)
Children and Divorce -- Pamphlet published by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section
Children and Divorce (.pdf) (spanish version) -- Pamphlet published by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section
Divorce in Virginia -- Pamphlet published by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section
Financial Issues in Divorce - published by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section
Spare the Child (.pdf) -- Prepared by a subcommittee of the VSB Family Law Section, suggests ways parents can "spare the child" from being harmed by parental conflict.
Domestic Relations pamphlet -- Metropolitan Richmond Women’s Bar Association has published this pamphlet to help you understand the general legal circumstances that you may face in resolving domestic relations problems under Virginia law.
Non-Disclosure Addendum (.pdf)
Family Abuse Statutes (.doc)
I-CAN! Virginia - an online forms completion program for protective orders in Virginia, is a free internet-based service and convenient tool that will produce the forms necessary to petition for a protective order in either Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court of General District Court.
Juvenile Civil Procedures (.pdf) - Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Manual
Guardianship and Conservatorship
The Fourth Edition of The Virginia Handbook for Guardians and Conservators: A Practical Guide for Court-Appointed Guardians and Conservators of Adults is now available. The handbook is over 100 pages of useful information for all those who are serving as guardians or conservators. This handbook is produced by the Virginia Guardianship Association with the intent to provide information to enhance the quality of guardianship services available in Virginia. To order the handbook, see the Virginia Guardianship Association's website.
Marriage in Virginia -- Pamphlet published by the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section
Parenting and Child Care
Minors, Alcohol and Virginia Law -- Published by the Virginia State Bar
Putting Kids First - A parenting class that meets court ordered divorce requirements.
The Working Parents Handbook: A Guide to the Legal and practical Aspects of Child Care in Virginia, published by the Virginia Bar Association, Young Lawyers Division.
Senior Citizens Rights