Some typical family law matters the firm handles are: divorce; separation
agreements; collaborative law; child support; alimony/spousal support; child
custody; visitation; child abduction; enforcement; divorce-related land deeds;
pension division; premarital agreements; and stepparent adoptions.
Both of our attorneys have particular expertise in dealing with international
and inter-state cases; military families; international organization employees;
government employees; and especially State Department/Foreign Service employees.
In addition, Richard Crouch practices Legal Ethics and Legal Malpractice law,
acting in such cases as an attorney, an expert witness, and an advocate in
disciplinary hearings. John Crouch practices Collaborative Family Law, and also
does wills and estate planning.
The goal of Virginia's system of property
division, known as "equitable distribution," is to divide divorcing
couples’ marital assets equitably (fairly), giving due consideration to both
their monetary and nonmonetary contributions to the acquisition of property and