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Experienced Virginia Child Custody Law Firm

Compassionate attorneys protecting your rights to raise your child
Child custody is the most important issue a parent faces during divorce. No parent should have to endure the devastation of losing precious time with a child or forfeiting essential parental rights because of an unjust custody or visitation decision. You need an attorney committed to protecting your rights to raise your child in a healthy, thriving environment.

Child custody attorneys at the Law Offices of Karen C. Davis have more than 30 years of experience in child custody matters. We stand by your side on all issues of child custody and visitation, including:

  • Primary or joint custody arrangements
  • Visitation rights
  • Grandparent visitation
  • Modification of custody and visitation orders
  • Enforcement of orders
  • Juvenile Court proceedings
  • Decisions related to religion, education
    and upbringing of the child

Negotiation: a tool for cooperation
Children are best served when parents maintain a cordial relationship. Through the process of negotiation, parents can set aside enmity and agree on key points concerning their children. Negotiation can be a highly effective tool, helping you preserve your children’s well-being and the stability of their lives during the turbulent process of divorce. The predictability of a negotiated settlement reduces the stress of child custody conflicts and puts important child-rearing decisions in your hands, rather than in the hands of the court. We skillfully guide negotiations towards a settlement that protects your child’s best interests and your parental rights.  We can also represent you through mediation, to be sure that your interests are adequately protected.

By your side in litigation
Litigation may be necessary to protect your children’s best interests. If negotiations fail or the other parent is a danger to your child’s well-being, the courtroom provides an essential forum for establishing your parental rights. The uncertainty of litigation can add to the stress and upheaval of this time. But with an experienced family law attorney by your side, you can feel confident that your children will be protected and your parental rights remain secure.

Contact Alexandria family law attorneys you can trust

Call the Law Offices of Karen C. Davis at 703-921-5540 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.