Smith Strong Legal Library About Issues Related to Family Law

We love to help educate our clients about their options when it comes to divorce and family law in Virginia. We have created this online article library as a way to empower our clients and give them the tools they need to be an active, informed decision maker in their legal matters.

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  • People who play the role of a parent Stepparents, as well as those who act in the place of parents, have certain rights under the law. This article explains the nuances involved in these situations.
  • Adoption Cases Without Birth Parent Consent Courts will review 8 factors in adoption cases in which consent by the birth parents is not possible. Smith Strong can help: 804.325.1245 (Richmond).
  • Filing for adoption as a foster parent A Virginia judge found that foster parents did have a legitimate interest to file for adoption. For adoption help, call Smith Strong: 804.325.1245.
  • Stepparent Adoption of Child Article discusses an important adoption statute involving contact between a biological father and his child. Call Smith Strong for help: 804-325-1245.
  • How to do a stepparent adoption in Virginia An overview of the stepparent adoption process in Virginia. Smith Strong can help: 804.325.1245 (Richmond) and 757.941.4298 (Williamsburg).
  • Becoming a Stepparent in Virginia There are different legal rights and responsibilities for stepparents, based on whether or not the parent has formally adopted a child. Call 804.325.1245.
  • Stepparent Adoption Procedures for adopting your stepchild explained. Call Smith Strong at 804-325-1245 (Richmond) or 757-941-4298 (Williamsburg) today.