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Family Law/Divorce

Our attorneys will help you start your new life

Divorce or custody battles can cause upheaval in your life, leaving you feeling alone and vulnerable. The family law attorneys at Cawthorn, Deskevich & Gavin, P.C. understand the emotional toll and difficult decisions you are facing. We are here to help. You can count on our decades of experience in divorce and family law to achieve the best possible financial and emotional outcome for you.

We understand that every case is unique. Because of this, our attorneys will thoroughly discuss your family law matter with you and devise creative strategies to suit your needs. Based on our experience in this area of law, we can help you make the most informed decision on how to proceed. Some issues can be resolved quickly through negotiation, mediation, or the collaborative process. In other cases, litigation is your best option and our attorneys can offer the representation you need to get the best result.

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

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 us at 804-320-7186 for no-nonsense legal representation you can rely on. We help individuals with divorce and family law needs throughout the state of Virginia.

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