A Family Law & Divorce Law Firm in Sterling
The largest part of our practice at Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC is in the area family law. Of all the services provided to our clients none are more important than those we provide to our clients in making the difficult legal decisions related to family relationships, child custody, family support and marital property.
The advice and aggressive assistance of an experienced family law attorney often proves crucial to your understanding of the issues involved and your satisfaction with the ultimate outcome of family law matters.
We follow the philosophy that while it is always preferable to resolve family law matters outside the courtroom, attorneys must always be prepared to aggressively litigate family matters in court if a client’s particular needs call for such services.
A Full Service Family & Divorce Law Firm in Ashburn
Our attorneys are experienced in all areas of family law a client could face in dealing with these matters. Our firm routinely litigates divorce cases, custody and visitation disputes and support cases in many different Virginia counties and cities, and we have extensive experience in the complex and diverse issues that arise in these cases. From the financial perspective, our attorneys are experienced in the issues that arise in these cases pertaining to marital property and protecting the separate property of spouses. We also routinely litigate family law cases involving spouses with small businesses, the division of complex retirement accounts and pursuing child support and spousal support. What also makes Whitbeck Cisneros McElroy PC an excellent choice to handle your family law matter is the experience of our attorneys in areas that sometimes greatly affect a particular family law matter.
Child Issues, Substance Abuse, Mental Illness Law
Most notably, our attorneys are equipped to competently assist you in areas such as mental illness/substance abuse, child and teen issues, and school choice and educational issues. If your marriage or family situation involves mental illness or substance abuse issues, we have an attorney who is a professor of mental illness law at a distinguished law school, who formerly served as a judge for hearings to commit mentally ill individuals, and who is affiliated with mental illness advocacy groups. If your situation involves disputes or issues related to the education of your children we have attorneys with experience in school choice issues, special needs education and dealing with local school boards and school personnel. Moreover, our attorneys are trained and serve as Guardians ad litem for children and have extensive experience in most, if not all, legal matters involving children.
In addition to the services we offer above, our attorneys are also experienced in areas of spousal and child physical and/or mental abuse and child sexual abuse cases. Our attorneys have not only aggressively prosecuted cases involving these sensitive issues, but have also represented individuals accused of such actions in family law and criminal cases.
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