Family Law First.
Family Law Firm Virginia Beach
At Mahoney & Richmond, PLLC, our experienced, respected and trusted divorce and estate planning lawyers in Virginia Beach understand that no two family law cases are the same. That’s why we take the time to listen and learn about each and every one of the issues and circumstances facing our clients when they walk through our door.
We want you to understand your options, and make smart decisions as you move forward in life; we care about your future.
Our family law firm in Virginia Beach is committed to helping our clients obtain the best possible results. While this may mean victories in court, our divorce work with clients to explore all methods of conflict resolution, and our trust and estates attorney make sure your future plan is tailor-made for your needs. Whether it’s a high-asset equitable distribution case or an advance medical directive, we approach each case with respect, compassion, knowledge of the law and integrity. It’s who we are.
Our Founding Attorneys
Reeves W. Mahoney
Determined. Committed. Forthright.
Andrew T. Richmond
Honest. Caring. Diligent.
Family Law Practice Areas
Mahoney & Richmond, PLLC understands that being a firm dedicated to family law means knowing more than just the laws governing domestic relations. Many of these cases cross over into other areas, including business, real estate, psychology and, even, reproductive science. We have the experience to provide you with the best advice to achieve your case’s goals.
That’s why having the right family law attorneys on your side to see you through these complex situations is critical. Our team handles all forms of cases related to the family structure, including premarital agreements, divorce, adoption, child custody, child and spousal support, visitation rights, marital agreements and post-divorce issues. We also handle wills, trusts, estate and business planning and elder law. We bring decades of experience to the table representing clients throughout South Hampton Roads’ five cities, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Suffolk and Virginia Beach, the Peninsula and Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
Our Family Law Approach
The lawyers, paralegals and legal assistants of M&R Law have all chosen family law as their profession and have dedicated their careers to helping clients through difficult, often complicated situations. Using a team approach, our family law attorneys draw upon the collective wisdom and ingenuity of our entire staff to obtain the best results for our clients.
Our founding attorneys have received the following prestigious recognition, many based on peer evaluations: Best Lawyers in America, Top Attorneys in Virginia by Richmond magazine, Top Attorneys in Hampton Roads by Coastal Virginia magazine, Super Lawyers, Virginia Legal Elite, Best Lawyers: Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report, and Martindale–Hubbell AV Preeminent, the highest in ethical, professional standards.
Family Law Resources
Attorney Andrew T. Richmond will be one of only 1,650 Fellows Nationwide VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Mahoney & Richmond, PLLC, is proud to announce that Founding Attorney Andrew T. Richmond has been accepted into the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML). As one...read more
Associate Attorney Nicole M. Thurston Makes Legal Elite Young Lawyer for the First Time VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – Mahoney & Richmond, PLLC is proud to announce that three of the firm’s attorneys have been named Virginia’s Legal Elite in 2018 by Virginia Business magazine....read more
A pendente lite hearing is a hearing for temporary relief during the pendency of a divorce. It means “while litigation is pending” in Latin. The Complaint The initial plea you file with the court to commence a Virginia Beach divorce is called a “complaint.” The...read more