Experienced Lawyers in Fredericksburg, Virginia
Livesay & Myers, P.C. has a team of family law, criminal, immigration and divorce lawyers in Fredericksburg, representing clients in Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg and all across Northern Virginia.
Courts in the Fredericksburg area differ significantly from those in the larger jurisdictions to the north. The practices, procedures and expectations of courts in these jurisdictions are not always written down somewhere in a book. Many of them are learned only through years of experience in the courts and before certain judges. Our family law attorneys in Fredericksburg practice in these courts every day—they know the local judges and the local system.
Fredericksburg Family Lawyers
Livesay & Myers, P.C. has a team of family law attorneys and support staff in Fredericksburg, with many years of combined experience in the courts of Stafford, Spotsylvania and Fredericksburg:
James Livesay is a founding partner at Livesay & Myers, P.C. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1998, Mr. Livesay served as a Navy JAG officer for three years before entering private practice as a family lawyer in 2001. Mr. Livesay has received the Client Distinction Award from Martindale-Hubbell, and was named a Virginia Super Lawyer in 2014–2016. He also holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Avvo. Mr. Livesay works primarily out of the firm’s office in Fredericksburg, and resides in Spotsylvania County with his wife and three children.
Benjamin Carafiol is a senior family lawyer at Livesay & Myers, P.C. An attorney since 2008, he is a graduate of Wake Forest University School of Law and the College of William & Mary. Mr. Carafiol practices exclusively family law, representing clients in separation, divorce, custody and support cases in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and surrounding areas. As one of the leading military divorce lawyers in the firm, he is intimately familiar with the division of military retired pay and benefits in divorce. Mr. Carafiol resides with his wife and daughter in Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Caitlyn Stubbs is a custody and divorce lawyer in Fredericksburg, representing clients in Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg and surrounding areas. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter, with a special focus on contested divorce and custody cases. Ms. Stubbs is a graduate of Shippensburg University and a cum laude graduate of Thomas M. Cooley Law School. She combines a love of the courtroom with a deep knowledge of family law, in pursuing the best results for each and every client. Ms. Stubbs resides in Fredericksburg.
These attorneys are supported by paralegals Ashley Constant, Nicole Lloyd and Mathew Hall.
Our attorneys handle every type of family law case in the courts of Virginia, including separation, divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and visitation, child support, spousal support, adoption and every other type of family law case. They are also experienced with premarital agreements, adoptions, name changes and protective orders. To learn more about the law as it applies to your case, visit the Family Law section of our website.
Fredericksburg Criminal Lawyers
Our Fredericksburg criminal attorneys handle every type of criminal matter in the courts of Northern Virginia, from serious felonies, drug charges, and violent crimes to traffic and misdemeanor cases. Our attorneys employ a comprehensive and aggressive approach: to prepare for each case as if it will go to trial, and to aggressively pursue every possible avenue of defense. We believe the key to victory is preparation. Success at trial starts with investigating every lead, interviewing every witness, and considering every strategy well in advance of your day in court.
Ben Griffitts is the senior criminal lawyer at Livesay & Myers, P.C. A 2004 graduate of George Mason University School of Law, he has over a decade’s experience handling every type of criminal matter in the courts of Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania. Mr. Griffitts is a member of the Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National College for DUI Defense, and Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. In 2012, he was named one of the Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Mr. Griffitts holds a perfect 10.0 rating from Avvo.
For answers to all your questions in Virginia traffic or criminal law, visit the Criminal Defense section of our website. If you have been charged with a crime in the Fredericksburg area, contact us to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced defense attorneys today.
Fredericksburg Immigration Lawyers
Our Fredericksburg Office
On Fredericksburg office is located at 303 Charlotte Street, just a block from the new courthouse in downtown Fredericksburg:
Our attorneys in Fredericksburg serve Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Caroline, King George and surrounding areas.
Our Fredericksburg office is open Monday–Friday, 8:30 am–5:30 pm.