I began my practice as a criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender's office... more
I began my practice as a criminal defense attorney with the Public Defender's office for the City of Norfolk. After nearly two years handling misdemeanors & felonies with a concentration in the Juvenile Courts, I ventured into private practice. I worked for a solo practitioner as an Associate Attorney doing all areas of family law, continuing to serve a criminal defense attorney either a... view profile
Born and raised in Hampton Roads, I only strayed as far away as Richmond for law... more
Born and raised in Hampton Roads, I only strayed as far away as Richmond for law school. I have worked with the court systems here for more than 30 years and know how things work. My goal is to make whatever legal service you require as easy on you as it possibly can be. With my experience, I will not be experimenting with you or your case. My firm is not a training ground for new associates. I... view profile
Nick Renninger and his family have called the Tidewater area of Virginia home since... more
Nick Renninger and his family have called the Tidewater area of Virginia home since 2002, after moving here from Vermont. Nick earned his J.D. from Regent University School of Law in Virginia Beach, VA, where he graduated in the top third of his class. While attending Regent University, Nick was on the Dean's List and held leadership positions in Student Government and the Regent Journal of Int... view profile
If you are getting divorced and have children, part of the divorce agreement will involve determining where and with whom the children will live. A child custody lawyer can help you negotiate custody, either by agreement or in court. The custodial parent (the one the child lives with) earns the legal right to make decisions regarding the child's lifestyle, welfare, and education. Some parents opt for joint custody, which means children divide their time between both parents' homes, and parents share the right to make decisions on behalf of the children. If you as parents are unable to agree on child custody, a judge will decide for you.