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. ...
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Family, Child Support
Review: “Mrs. Phillips is a very competent lawyer and always looked out for my best interests as a her client. I fully trusted her to be honest and explain my legal position and to give me good advice. She was worth every penny.”
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Adoption
Nick Renninger has 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 atte...
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Divorce & Separation, Criminal Defense
Review: “Sara is the best in this area. I was able to prevail 100% and only had to answer a few yes or no questions during my hearing. Sara was well pepared and fought hard for me. Thank you, Rob”
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce & Separation, Marriage & Prenuptials, Family
Review: “Mr. Lassitter is an outstanding attorney and a wonderful human being. He really takes interest in the truth and is not swayed by fluff. He is always capable of giving an objective opinion on the status of the case. He spa...
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Litigation, Divorce & Separation, Guardianship
Diallo K. Morris is a Hampton Roads native whose family has lived in the area for generations. Mr. Morris graduated from Hampton University with honors and graduated from The Ohio State University School of Law in 1996. Since 1997, Mr. Morris ha...
Practice areas & skills: Child Custody, Criminal Defense, Divorce & Separation, DUI & DWI, Speeding & Traffic Ticket
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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.