Benjamin H. Carafiol

  • Divorce, Family Law
  • Virginia
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Practice Areas
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
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  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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4th Circuit
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U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Education
Wake Forest University School of Law
J.D. (2008)
Honors: Scholastic Honors, Fall 2005; CALI Excellence for the Future Award—Criminal Law, Fall 2005; CALI Excellence for the Future Award—Legal Research and Writing, Spring 2006.
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College of William and Mary
B.A.
Honors: Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship, Second Congressional District, Missouri; Monroe Scholar, The College of William and Mary; Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society; Golden Key International Honour Society.
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Awards
Virginia Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Virginia Rising Star
Super Lawyers
Top 10 Family Law Attorneys Under 40 In Virginia
National Academy of Family Law Attorneys
Professional Associations
Virginia State Bar # 76572
Member
Current
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Publications
Articles & Publications
The 10-Year Rule In Military Divorce Cases
The Livesay & Myers Blog
Child Custody And Deploying Military Parents In Virginia
The Livesay & Myers Blog
Legal Answers
1 Questions Answered

Q. The mother has sole and legal custody of our daughter, she got it while I was on deployment. How do I change that?
A: All custody and visitation orders can be modified by the court upon a change in circumstances. If you were deployed when custody was determined, then when you return from your deployment you can ask the court to make a new custody determination that is in the best interests of your daughter. Custody and visitation matters are very fact-specific, and each case is different, so I would recommend that you speak to an attorney so he or she can gather additional information and provide you with a more detailed response.
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Contact & Map
12660 Lake Ridge Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
USA
Telephone: (703) 397-8157