Compton & Duling would like to congratulate Partner Maryse C. Allen for being recognized by The Virginia Law Foundation, which inducted her as a Fellow in 2022. This distinction is limited to only 1% of Virginia Lawyers. Congratulations and great job Maryse.
Can you disinherit a spouse? Virginia law was changed this year to adjust a spouse’s “elective share” rights in Virginia under Code § 64.2-308.4. Prior to the passage of this law, a surviving spouse could claim up to one-third of their deceased spouse’s “augmented estate” (a calculation that takes into account all of the various […]
Attorneys of the 31st Judicial Circuit recently elected Maryse C. Allen to a three year term as Virginia State Bar Council Representative for the 31st Judicial Circuit, Prince William County, City of Manassas and Manassas Park. Allen is a partner at Compton & Duling, L.C., and heads the firm’s family law practice group. The Council […]