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Family Law Lawyers

There are few events in a person’s life more difficult to face than problems affecting home and family relationships. Our clients come to us worried about their future, afraid their bank accounts will be frozen, worried about their children, afraid they will be kicked out of their home. Whatever situation you face, we will give you the advice and information you need to make important decisions about your future and your family, and we will fight for you when you need it most.

Cases We Handle

In the past two decades, our family law attorneys have handled literally thousands of cases. As a result, we have developed experience in just about every type of family law case imaginable. Each type of case has its own complexities. Our lawyers understand these complexities and we can use our knowledge, experience and compassion to help our clients navigate these difficult issues. To find helpful information about the different types of family law cases, please click on the links in the box.

High Quality Representation

You need a lawyer who has the experience, knowledge, and skill to protect your interests in these deeply distressing situations. Our lawyers have handled hundreds of divorce and family law cases, in the Virginia Supreme Court, the Virginia Court of Appeals and in circuit courts and juvenile courts across Virginia. Our lawyers frequently publish articles in legal journals, teach courses to other lawyers, and are retained by other lawyers specifically for the purpose of using our experience to assist them. A selection of recent courses taught and articles published is listed below.

  • Evidence Issues in Divorce, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Classification of Property in Divorce, Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Should You Appeal?, Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association
  • Guide to Protective Orders, Charlottesville Albemarle Bar Association
  • Motions Used in Family Law Cases, Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
John H. Kitzmann
Kitt R. Mattingly
Kitt R. Mattingly
Charlottesville divorce and family lawyers

Our Lawyers are Distinguished Leaders in the Field

Our lawyers have distinguished themselves by gaining leadership positions in local and statewide legal organizations. These include:

  • Board of Governors – Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Chairman – Family Law Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Vice Chairman – Family Law Section of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Legislative Subcommittee – Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
  • Secretary Treasurer – Thomas Jefferson Inn of Court

Knowledge and Experience

Our lawyers also routinely handle cases involving business law. employment law, tax law, criminal law, real estate law, and estate law. As a result, our lawyers have skill and experience regarding the many Virginia and federal laws which can impact a divorce or family law case. we use our knowledge of and experience with these laws co help protect the interests of our clients. We invite you to learn more about our lawyers.

Our Divorce Lawyers Give Honest Answers

During a difficult time, you need to trust the relationship with your lawyer. You need to know that your lawyer will give you honest answers and reassure you with our skill with this difficult and confusing process. Our divorce and family law attorneys are recognized as leaders in their field and can help you through your divorce or other family law situation. We make sure that you have honest, straight forward answers to your questions, and that you understand the process so you can make sounds decisions about your future.

Contact Us

If you have a family law issue and would like to schedule a consultation, please call us at (434) 972-9600 or contact us using the form below.

Please note that the use of our contact form does not create an attorney-client relationship and therefore there is no attorney-client protection for the information you choose to submit to us.  As such, please do not submit any confidential or privileged information in the contact form.

We are located in Charlottesville, but our lawyers handle cases in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, Greene County, Fluvanna County, Louisa County, Nelson County, Madison County, Orange County, Roanoke, Harrisonburg, Staunton, Waynesboro, Augusta County, and across Virginia.

Davidson & Kitzmann, PLC
211 E High St
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Phone:  (434) 972-9600
Fax:  (434) 220-0011

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