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CLE: “Nuts and Bolts of Filing for Divorce in Virginia”; Presenter: Hon. David W. Lannetti, Jessica H. Dixon, Vania M. O’Keefe, and Joyvan Malbon-Griffin - 2 CLE Credits

  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
  • City of Norfolk Courthouse First Floor Training Room / Zoom Webinar


  • Non-NPBA members may register here for attendance via Zoom.

    In-person attendance is only available to NPBA Members due to limited space.
  • NPBA Members, please register here to attend on Zoom.

Registration is closed

Registration is required. Registration will close at 10am on the day of the CLE.


Hon. David W. Lannetti, Chief Judge, Norfolk Circuit Court
Jessica H. Dixon, The Cooper Law Firm, P.C.
Vania M. O’Keefe, Morris, Crawford & Currin, P.C.
Joyvan Malbon-Griffin
, Minnesota Lawyers Mutual Insurance Company

Presentation Highlights:

  • Divorce venues - Virginia Code Section 20-107.3 (L)
  • Required Separation Agreement provisions - Virginia Code Section 20-79.3
  • Grounds for divorce – Virginia Code Section 20.91
  • Pendente Lite Hearings – Virginia Code Sections 20-103 and 16-.1-278.17:1
  • Life Insurance Benefits and Divorce – Virginia Code Section 20-111.1
  • Void/voidable marriages – Virginia Code Section 20-45.1
  • QDROs – Virginia Code Section 20-107.3

Additional Details:

  • Please be prepared to follow any current health and safety mandates in effect in the courthouse at the time of the event.

  • Due to the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, events may be canceled, postponed, or transitioned to virtual programs.

  • All registrants (both in-person and Zoom) will receive a Zoom link and materials in advance of the CLE by email so that attendees can easily change from in-person to remote attendance if needed.

  • If you register for in-person attendance, but are later unable to attend in person, please contact NPBA staff so that an in-person attendance seat can be opened up.

  • Please contact bar association staff at 757 622-3152 or contact@norfolkandportsmouthbar.org if you have any questions.

*This program has been approved by the Virginia Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 2 hours of credit.