With our team, divorce will be decided according to due diligence and good faith negotiations on the part of an attorney with a comprehensive understanding of Virginia law and the interpersonal skills necessary to identify and achieve your legal goals. At MichieHamlett, we help clients secure timely and cost-effective resolution to issues and disputes that arise when a married couple chooses to live apart and begin separate lives:
Contested / Uncontested: even when a divorce is uncontested by both parties, you will still need a skilled legal advocate to properly draft, review, and file all necessary paperwork to ensure that your rights are protected and that your agreements are legally sound.
including step-parent adoption.
an estate plan after a divorce is a necessity to account for changing life circumstances and to clearly state your wishes related to assets and the care of minor children.
: Defense of charges related to accusations of domestic violence, child molestation or sexual assault, including false or retaliatory accusations intended to influence a divorce case.
- Asset Protection / Property Division
(401k / IRA)
Alternative Issues Resolution
The Virginia divorce attorneys at MichieHamlett are experienced trial attorneys capable of aggressively representing our client’s interests at all levels of the state and federal courts. We are, however, strong advocates for mediation and other non-court solutions where appropriate. In many cases, thoughtful negotiation can save you time and money and allow more flexible agreements than might be mandated by the courts.