You're considering getting a divorce, but you've also looked into a legal separation. You're not sure which one you want, and it would be helpful if you had more information.
You loved your spouse, and you never thought your arguments and disagreements would bring your marriage to a point of divorce. It's happened, though, and now you want to do what's best and get out of your marriage.
Virginia has its own divorce laws, just like any other state in the country. Virginia law does recognize two kinds of divorce. One, divorce from bed and board, and a second, a divorce from the bond of matrimony.
When you get married, any assets you collect while you're with your spouse become marital assets. There are a few small exceptions, but on the whole, if you have a shared bank account, a home or other assets, you both have ownership over that property.