Family Law/Divorce

Richmond, Virginia attorneys help start you in a new direction

Upheaval in your life such as divorce or a custody battle may leave you feeling alone and vulnerable. The family law attorneys at Cawthorn, Deskevich & Gavin, P.C. understand the emotional upheaval and the difficult decisions you face. We are here to help.

You can lean on us and count on our decades of experience in divorce and family law to achieve the best possible financial and emotional outcome for you.

Every case is unique

Our attorneys thoroughly discuss your family law matter and devise creative strategies to suit your needs. We also help you make an informed decision about how to proceed. Some issues can be resolved quickly and efficiently through negotiation, mediation or the collaborative process. Sometimes, however, when litigation is your best option, our attorneys offer the representation you need to get the best result.

Regardless of the direction your case takes, our divorce lawyers, , Charles A. Gavin , will be your most formidable advocates at the negotiating table and in court.

We stand by you

Our firm offers significant experience in the following family law areas: 

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Mediation
  • Collaborative divorce
  • Modification
  • Enforcement
  • Child support
  • Child custody
  • Spousal support
  • Pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements
  • Appeals
  • Adoptions
  • Guardianship
  • Protective orders

Call our office to schedule an initial consultation. Please download, print and complete the client information sheet.


Pleasing every client—that’s our goal

Contact Cawthorn, Deskevich & Gavin online or at 804-320-7186 for no-nonsense legal representation you can rely upon. We help those with divorce or family law needs throughout Virginia.

An extraordinary Virginia law firm

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