In this article, A DIVORCE LAWYER DISCUSSES DIVORCES AND CIVIL SHOW CAUSES.  Anthony Montagna and his partners have handled hundreds of divorce cases over the years.  In particular, Anthony Montagna has been assisting military men and women, union workers, students, and seniors for over 22 years. It is important to understand the difference between c…


Anthony Montagna is one of the leading Divorce Lawyers in Virginia.  On this page, he answers the TOP SIX QUESTIONS FOR DIVORCE LAWYERS IN VIRGINIA.  However, while you may find this information useful, you should not rely on this page as legal advice.  After reading this page, please call Anthony at 757-625-3500 to schedule an appointment and to re…


It is 8:00 a.m., and I am on my way to court.  I look at my calendar to confirm my cases.  Three Pedente Lite hearings are on my calendar.  Are all of my income and expense statements in the correct files?  Will my clients all be on time? Fortunately, everything is in their correct files.  All my clients are in the hallway.  I need top check in with …

Norfolk Divorce Lawyer Discusses Division of Property during a Divorce

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Divorce Information

Men and women who plan on divorcing their spouse in Virginia should read this carefully.  This is is information from a Norfolk divorce lawyer.  This is divorce information. The public policy of Virginia favors marriage and disfavors divorce. One should attempt counselling or discuss the marriage issues with his or her spouse in an attempt to save th…

Barnes v. Barnes Modification of Spousal Support

In the recent published case of Barnes v. Barnes, the Virginia Court of Appeals has made a big court ruling.  The Court ruled that a Husband’s onset of dementia and his retirement are not sufficient change of circumstances for a modification of  spousal support.  In 1991, Husband was ordered to pay $1,200 in spousal support.  After Husband’s retireme…

The Fifth Amendment and Adultery in Virginia

Anthony Montagna a top Divorce  and Family Law Lawyer in Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Newport News and all of Hampton  Roads explains the fifth amendment and adultery in Virginia.  In Virginia, adultery is a Class IV misdemeanor. Adultery essentially involves a married person having sexual intercourse with another individual who is not his or her spouse….

Separate Property, Marital Property, and Hybrid Property

This post discusses separate property, marital property, and hybrid property in Virginia.  Section 20-107.3 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended defines “separate property”, “marital property” and “part marital and part separate property. As the Code notes, “separate property” is defined as (i) all property, real and personal, acquired by either…

Gifts, Bequests, and Inheritances

A Norfolk Divorce Attorney discusses gifts, bequests, and inheritances.  Generally, Virginia’s equitable distribution statute, Section 20-107.3 of the Code of Virginia, 1950, as amended,  defines separate property.  Separate property defined in the code includes all property acquired during the marriage by gift, bequest, descent, survivorship or gift…

What Are the Steps that a Norfolk Divorce Lawyer Takes in a Divorce Action?

A Norfolk divorce lawyer begins a divorce action by filing a Complaint for divorce in the Circuit Court. At least one party must be a bona fide resident and domiciliary of Virginia for six months preceding the commencement of the suit. The venue or location of the Circuit Court for the divorce action is generally based upon preferred or permissible …

A Few of the Clients We Have Helped

  • "Mr. Montagna was the BEST!! I had reckless driving and 2 seatbelt violations ( one for a minor) and he got my whole case DISMISSED!! He is definitely the go to guy for your case… I couldn’t appreciate and thank him enough!"

    Sky B.
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    Wesley F.
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    Tiara S.
  • "I had a speeding ticket that was 21 over in a 30mph zone. He got my case dismissed. Whatever he asked you to get for court definitely get the paperwork. I really appreciate Anthony Montana for making my driving record go back to +5. He really knows the law and he is definitely an attorney I will use later in life if I will need him again. He does care about the people he helps in court."

    Jacob P.
  • "Mr. Montagna handles my periodic traffic offenses and always gets them dismissed. Depending on the charge he has had me take a driver improvement class, which was actually enjoyable, and my charges are always dismissed. I would never use anybody else for any kind of traffic offense. The cops seem to know him and the bailiff told me one time that I had chosen a good lawyer. Highly recommended."

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    Michael Moore
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