Family Law, Credit Report Disputes, Small Business Representation, Personal Injury

Family LawFamily Law

Family law is where we find good people in very stressful situations. Our team of attorneys and paralegals have years of experience to help you manage the stress and uncertainty that comes with the breakup of the family unit and address the issues that exist after.   We are also well-trained to the specific considerations that come with a military divorce.  Having practiced our entire careers in Hampton Roads, we have decades of experience handling cases as our foundation and we take consistent steps to stay current with the changing landscape of laws, rules, and regulations as it applies to our military members and their spouses.

Our experienced Virginia family law attorneys can help you address your issues.  We handle all of the following areas:

  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Divorce
  • Military Family Law
  • Pre-Marital Agreements (“Pre-Nups”)
  • Post-Marital Agreements (“Post-Nups”)
  • Property Settlement Agreements (“Separation Agreements”)
  • Support (Child & Spousal)
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Gay Marriage
  • LGBTQ Matters

Credit Reporting DisputesCredit Reporting Disputes

Today, more than ever, a good credit report is essential.  Unfortunately, wrong information in credit reports is common, whether caused by error or by fraud/identity theft.  Taking the proper steps to dispute credit issues is crucial. The Fair Credit Reporting Act, the federal law controlling this area, is complex.  Kellam T. Parks, the principal handling this area of the law, has years of experience in this area, having started defending a regional credit reporting agency.  He now brings that expertise to representing consumers against credit agencies and creditors to ensure your credit report is accurate.  We handle all of the following areas:

  • Wrongfully Pulled Credit Reports
  • Improper Use of Credit Reports
  • Employment Denial Due to Incorrect Reporting
  • Tenancy Denial Due to Incorrect Reporting
  • Credit Report Errors
    • Incorrect Personal Information (e.g. Social Security Number or Name)
    • Wrongfully Reported Negative Information (e.g. late payments or debts not yours)
    • Fraud
    • Identity Theft

Small Business RepresentationSmall Business Representation

The backbone of the American economy is small business.  Brandon H. Zeigler, the principal handling this area of law, is himself the owner of  three small businesses, and knows first-hand the issues that need to be addressed in forming and running a company.   He enjoys working with small business owners to ensure they have the correct documents, contracts, leases, manuals, and protocols when needed. The biggest service we offer is to be available to consult when that random question presents itself.  In areas where we are not licensed (e.g. insurance) or have expertise (e.g. tax), we have associated with local experts who share our desire to help small business owners.  We arrange meetings in our office so our clients only have to step away from their work once and we work with these specialist as a team to get the right fit for your business.   We handle all of the following areas:

  • Business formations and incorporation (Inc, LLC, LLP)
  • Draft partnership documents
  • Draft by-laws or operating agreements
  • Serve as registered agent
  • Be part of the business owner’s professional team and lead resource
  • Joint Venture documents
  • Business Transactions – purchase and sales agreement, mergers, dissolutions.
  • Business litigation/stockholder/stakeholder disputes
  • Assist in the negotiations of lease or purchase. 

Personal InjuryPersonal Injury

When injured due to someone else’s acts, you need an experienced trial attorney. Our attorneys have years of experience in all aspects of personal injury law. Our team includes a former defense attorney who, before joining our firm, was hired by the insurance companies to fight personal injury claims. We know the defense playbook to help maximize the chances of winning and maximizing recoveries. Our goal is to carry the burden and stress of our clients so that they can focus on getting healthy.

We handle all of the following areas:

  • Slip and Falls (“Premises Liability”)
  • Wrongful Death
  • Injuries from
    • Cars
    • Motorcycles
    • Large Trucks
    • Bicycles
    • Pedestrians
    • Boats
  • Brain Injury