Dedicated to Virginia families in their time of need
When you need a lawyer, you want someone with the experience to help you through the challenge you are facing so you can get on with your life. At the Burroughs Law Office, P.C., we get results for clients as quickly and cost effectively as possible. And we aim to do it in a way that will help prevent future legal problems.
Whether you need help with estate planning or are facing a criminal charge or family law matter, you can depend on us for effective legal representation and personal service.
We offer cost-effective legal representation in the following areas of law:
- Family Law. Effective representation for the legal issues that concern families.
- Divorce. We assist clients in all legal facets involved in the dissolution of marriage.
- Uncontested Divorce. Spouses who agree on the major issues involved in a divorce can save the cost and time of family court. We also offer online support for uncontested divorce with several low cost options at Frugal Legal Services.
- Alimony/Spousal Support. We help our clients understand how spousal support laws apply to their specific situation.
- Child Custody, Child Support & Visitation. We help clients establish, modify and enforce these court orders.
- Name Change. We can handle your name change for a very low cost!
- Property Division. We help clients form workable property and debt distribution agreements.
- Post-Decree Modifications. When your life changes, your court ordered support, visitation and alimony should, too. In certain cases, you may be able to petition a court to reconsider a previous ruling based on a material change in circumstances. As long as you haven't waived that right, we may be able to help.
- Military Divorce. We understand the complexities involved when servicemembers legally separate or divorce.
- Step Parent Adoption. We help you through the process of adopting your spouse's children from another relationship. We also offer online support for stepparent adoptions with several low cost options at Frugal Legal Services.
- Collaborative Law. We offer alternatives to litigation for family law issues.
- Criminal Law. A former public defender, attorney Lawrence D. Burroughs has represented clients in more than 400 trials.
- Drug Charges. We represent clients accused of crimes involving street drugs as well as prescription drugs.
- Domestic Violence. The consequences of a conviction on charges of domestic violence can affect your life, your family and your ability to earn a living for years to come.
- Weapons Charges. We help identify the underlying issue in a weapons charge and address our clients' needs.
- Juvenile Law. A criminal charge can significantly affect a child's future. You need an experienced attorney who can help your child move past the incident.
- Estate Planning. Failing to adequately prepare for the future is like skydiving without a parachute or bungee jumping without a cord.
From our office in Virginia Beach, we represent residents, college students, tourists and visitors throughout the Tidewater region. We offer a free introductory consultation in any family law, criminal defense or estate planning matter. Please read our frequently asked questions for more details.