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Lemon Law

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Virginia and D.C. both have "lemon laws" to allow consumers to return a vehicle that has so many problems that the vehicle was in the shop more than on the road. There are several questions that you need to answer: 1) Who Sold You the Vehicle?; 2) For What Purpose Do You Use the Vehicle?; 3) Did the Purchase Include a Warranty?; and 4) How Long Ago Did You Purchase the Vehicle?

Evicting a Tenant

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Failure to pay rent is a serious problem for any landlord, but evicting a tenant requires careful consideration because an improper eviction could subject a landlord to significant liability.

Consumer Protection Act

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Virginia and D.C. both have Consumer Protection Acts that allow consumers to sue business who engage in one of dozens of actions harmful to consumers who trust the business to provide the goods or services and both laws allow the consumer to potentially recover attorneys' fees and punitive type damages.

Custody of children (legal and physical)

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Determining who makes the decisions about a child's education, health, or religion (legal custody), and decisions about a child's day-to-day life, including where the child lives (physical custody), is an incredibly important responsibility.