Appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem to Your Custody and Visitation Case
Virginia family courts frequently appoint Guardian Ad Litems in custody and visitation cases. When parents learn of the appointed guardian in their case, they have many common questions and concerns. For example:
Is he or she an investigator, an attorney,
What you do in Denver better stay in Denver!
Since 1996, 20 states and Washington, DC have passed laws that allow marijuana for some medical conditions.  In 2012, Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana for adults 21 and older under state law. So, are you wondering if bringing home some of that Mary Jane that you legally purchased and consumed in Denver on vacation could result in you being charged and prosecuted for possession of marijuana in Virginia?
MIDLOTHIAN, VA (December 4, 2013) – The law firm of Owen & Owens is proud to announce that two of its founding partners, Mary Burkey Owens and Samuel J. Kaufman, have been selected by their peers to be included in Virginia Business magazine’s 2013 Legal Elite.
All licensed Virginia attorneys are eligible to vote for the Legal Elite,
Sam Kaufman says he’s been on the side-lines long enough. A well-known attorney and adviser to county economic development efforts – and a former linebacker for the University of Richmond – Kaufman says he’s ready to enter the game: He’s submitting his resume to fill the vacated Midlothian District seat on the School Board.
MIDLOTHIAN, VA (September 10, 2013) – The law firm of Owen & Owens is proud to announce that one of its founding partners, Mary Burkey Owens, has been selected by her peers to be included in the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers in America®.
Since it was first published in 1983,
All Four Partners From Owen & Owens Named to 2013 Virginia Super Lawyers
MIDLOTHIAN, VA ( July 1, 2013 ) – The law firm of Owen & Owens is proud to announce that all four of its partners were voted by their peers for inclusion in the 2013 edition of Virginia Super Lawyers®.
Founding Partner Joe Owen Recipient of Virginia State Bar’s Tradition of Excellence Award
MIDLOTHIAN, VA (May 6, 2013) – The law firm of Owen & Owens is proud to announce that one of its founding partners, W. Joseph Owen III, was named the 2013 recipient of the Tradition of Excellence Award by the Virginia State Bar’s General Practice Section.