Family Law issues are personal matters that require respectful and compassionate legal representation. At Wooten & Shaddock, our attorneys understand the unique hallmarks of successful family law representation. We mesh our skills of advocacy and negotiation with the empathy required of a thoughtful counselor at law. Our attorneys practice all over Hampton Roads: from Chesapeake to Accomack and Newport News to Suffolk.
Your family is the most important thing in your life. If a dispute arises resulting in a separation, divorce, custody or a child support case it is important that you have an experienced, caring and capable attorney on your side. We will work towards a resolution in your best interests, taking into consideration both your short-term and long-term goals. We associate with a team of professionals, including the area’s best accountants, financial planners, therapists, private investigators, and vocational experts.
We handle a full range of domestic relations cases including:
- Negotiating, Drafting and Modifying Separation and Property Settlement Agreements
- Complex Property Division
- Valuation of Marital Interest in Business
- Child Custody and Interstate Child Custody
- Grandparent Custody
- Spousal Support
- Child Support Establishment and Recovery
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Wills & Trusts
- Establishment of Paternity and Paternity Disputes
- Name Changes
Our attorneys are certified as Guardian Ad Litems, representing children and incapacitated and/or incompetent adults in both Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts and Circuit Courts all over Hampton Roads. Our attorneys are also certified Collaborative Law attorneys, giving the clients the option of approaching a separation or divorce through the innovative and less-adversarial process of collaboration.