Experienced Attorneys in Northern Virginia
The highly-rated family law, criminal defense, immigration and divorce attorneys at Livesay & Myers, P.C. represent clients in Fairfax, Manassas, Prince William, Loudoun County, Alexandria, Arlington, Fredericksburg, Stafford and all across Northern Virginia.
Founded by partners James Livesay and Kevin Myers in 2003, the firm has grown to include 17 attorneys across four offices in Northern Virginia. As the firm has grown, we have always held to one core principle: hard work wins cases. Our attorneys believe in doing the hard work before trial necessary to give our clients the best chance to win in court.
Our Family Lawyers
We have a team of highly-rated family law attorneys across offices in Fairfax, Leesburg, Manassas and Fredericksburg, each of them practicing exclusively family law. Our size and resources allow us to match you with an attorney perfectly suited to meet your needs. Whether you are looking for an aggressive attorney for a volatile divorce or heated custody battle, a more junior lawyer to handle a quick, cheap uncontested divorce, or an experienced attorney for an adoption or other family law matter—we can help.
Our divorce lawyers have years of experience with contested divorce cases under each of the fault-based grounds in Virginia, including adultery, cruelty (mental or physical); and desertion (actual or “constructive”). We are also experienced in the drafting and negotiation of separation agreements, which are used in Virginia to resolve any marital issues and pave the way for an uncontested divorce. Finally, our attorneys handle uncontested divorces, under the no-fault grounds of (1) separation for at least twelve months or (2) separation for at least six months, with a separation agreement and no minor children.
Our family lawyers are veterans of many tough custody and visitation battles, fighting on behalf of mothers, fathers and grandparents in cases across Northern Virginia. We have expertise both with initial custody determinations and also cases involving relocation of custodial parents or modification of prior court orders. Our attorneys are also experienced in handling every type of child support matter, from calculation of support under Virginia’s statewide guidelines to income imputation where one party is voluntarily unemployed or underemployed.
Finally, our attorneys handle every other type of family law matter in Virginia, including premarital agreements, name changes and protective orders. We also represent both biological and adopting parents in adoption cases, including stepparent adoptions.
If you require assistance with a family law matter in Northern Virginia, check out our client reviews, then examine the profiles of each of our family lawyers to find the one who is the best fit for you.
Our criminal defense lawyers are experienced in defending clients against every type of charge in Virginia, from serious felonies to misdemeanors, including alcohol offenses, drug charges, violent crimes, traffic violations, white collar crimes, theft crimes, sex crimes, juvenile crimes, weapons charges, property crimes and federal crimes.
We have a team of traffic and criminal attorneys across offices in Fairfax and Manassas, each of them practicing exclusively criminal defense. Our approach is simple: to prepare for each case as if it will go to trial, and to aggressively pursue every possible avenue of defense. If you are facing criminal charges in Northern Virginia, be sure to review the profiles of each of our criminal lawyers to find the one who is the best fit for you.
Livesay & Myers, P.C. also has a team of experienced immigration attorneys in Northern Virginia, each of them practicing exclusively immigration law. Our immigration lawyers have represented immigrants from over 100 countries and in every type of immigration law matter, including complicated cases related to citizenship, deportation, green cards, hardship waivers and nonimmigrant visas. If you require assistance with an immigration matter in Virginia, D.C. or anywhere in the United States, we can help.