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Cheshire I'Anson Eveleigh

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  1. Father with primary custody of daughter

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Cheshire Eveleigh.
    • I hired Cheshire 1-3 years ago.
    • Cheshire handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Chesire is so highly regarded! She was actually recommended to me by my previous attorney who has used her. His words were, "you won't find anybody better in the state of Virginia at this." I trusted him, but wasn't sure if she could be that good. Well, she is that good!!! I wish I would have gone to her years ago. She and her legal assistant are professional, honest, direct, knowledgable, respected, and on and on.
    I can't tell you that she can get you exactly what you want. And she is such a pro she will tell you that. I will say this, if she can't do it, then it's not in the best interest and it can't be done. Howver, we were able to succeed in the best interest of my daughter because Chesire knew the statutes, guidelines, etc better than anyone else involved and was not afraid to use them. So many people would've thought that I didn't have a chance being the dad. However, I knew enough myself to know that, in the right hands, I definately could "win" for my child. Chesire is the attorney you need when you need to be in the right hands. I just can't say enough. All you have to do is "google" her name and you will see the credentials and expertise she has. Just look at her rating on this site, it's hard to find another attorney with that. Don't waste your time or money somewhere else. Get the best right away.

  2. The right Lawyer for you!

    Posted by Happy Client, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Good
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Cheshire Eveleigh.
    • I hired Cheshire 1-3 years ago.
    • Cheshire handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Cheshire Eveleigh represented me in a spousal support case in which I was being forced to pay spousal support to my Ex for the past eight years and was cohabitating with a person and they were in a relationship "analogous" to marriage for many years. Due to Ms Everleigh and her teams experience we were able to expose the truth and was able to avoid a costly court battle. Other lawyers in the past had told me there was nothing I could do about unless my Ex remarried . Ms. Eveleigh determined I did have a chance to win and was a determined and well prepared. I was always kept informed and If I did have to go to court to fight this case, I know I was well represented and prepared.

  3. Excellent Family Law Attorney!

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Cheshire Eveleigh.
    • I hired Cheshire more than 3 years ago.
    • Cheshire handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Cheshire represented me during my divorce. I do believe the good outcome of my divorce was due to the competency, and knowledge of my attorney. I did my homework prior to hiring an attorney. I remember reading, "Hiring the right divorce attorney will be one of the most important decisions you will ever make." I'm grateful I made the right decision as it really did have an impact on my family's life after divorce! She is top notch within her profession, and very well respected by her peers. So I was very happy when Cheshire took on my case. I trusted her advice and insight 100%. Cheshire never failed me once. Every question and concern I had was answered. She is honest and direct. She doesn't sugarcoat, she'll tell you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Believe me, this attorney will protect your rights and interests. In the court room, she is remarkable. Cheshire is extremely organized. In presenting a case, she is right on the mark and nothing will be missed. Divorce is very difficult to go through, the fact of the matter is you need a competent and experienced attorney to take care of your legal rights. Cheshire will do this. She truly is an excellent attorney!

  4. ONE OF A KIND!!!

    Posted by Debbie, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Cheshire Eveleigh.
    • I hired Cheshire 1-3 years ago.
    • Cheshire handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with more than 10 lawyers.

    I was fortunate to be referred to Mrs. Eveleigh in 2002 as I embarked on a very lengthy and complicated divorce and child custody situation. My primary goal was to preserve safety and sanity of myself and my three young children. Having worked with lawyers for 22+ years, I had high expectations but knew that not all attorneys would meet these expectations. Under the circumstances, I knew I needed representation that would be able to cover a variety ot sensitive and complex family litigation. Ms. Eveleigh represented me for over almost 11 years. Fortunately, she was able to convey the sensitive issues and my children and I received the necessary protections and security to emerge from this difficult chapter in our lives in a positive result. Even though my case endured numerous years, appeals and case reopenings, she stuck with me and could pull from facts and experiences throughout the case. I have no doubt that my children and I emerged in a much better place than we would have with another attorney managing and representing our best interests. I would hightly recommend Cheshire Eveleigh for handling the most difficult and sensitive family litigation. She is respected by her peers and in the court room, and manages even the most difficult attorneys with professionalism and finesse.

  5. If you want the best...Ms. Eveleigh is the lawyer you want.

    Posted by Christ, a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Cheshire Eveleigh.
    • I hired Cheshire 1-3 years ago.
    • Cheshire handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    "Ms. Cheshire Eveleigh and her team were outstanding in providing legal services in my divorce case. They were professional, thoughtful, knowledgeable and extremely well informed on equitable distribution of property as well as, in my case, Federal guidelines associated with distribution of assets. It was obvious to me that she is well known and respected among her colleagues and peers. To compare, I had the misfortune of hiring an attorney without doing my homework previous to retaining Ms. Cheshire Eveleigh. I believe having that poor attorney cost me several years without a signed separation agreement and cost me tens of thousands of dollars in fees to him. My lesson was that getting the right attorney for the legal issue at hand is critical, especially in a less than friendly divorce. Fortunately I found Ms. Eveleigh. She always kept me informed of what was going to happen next and was always available to advise. I highly recommend her. Divorce is emotional and traumatic but being able to trust your attorney takes one of the burdens off your shoulders. I trust Cheshire, and that is the highest recommendation I can give."