Divorce

Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney

Charleston, West Virginia

Filing for Divorce?

If you are filing for divorce in West Virginia and you need effective legal advice, contact the law office of Julia Shalhoup. Our caring and compassionate legal staff can provide you with aggressive representation and accurately portray your contributions to the marriage. Our Charleston, West Virginia, law office provides divorce legal services in the areas of:

  • Child Custody, Support, and Visitation
  • Contested and Uncontested Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Spousal Support (“Alimony”)
  • Paternity Testing
  • Property Division
  • Prenuptial Agreements
  • Collaborative Law
  • Mediation

We pride ourselves on being able to treat our clients with care and compassion, yet provide strong legal counselling and advocacy that protects their interests when they need it most.

Julia Shalhoup, Attorney at Law
Caring, Competent, Effective
Family Law Services

Our office is well known for representing parents in difficult custody battles.

Avoid a Divorce Trial

When appropriate, mediation and collaborative law offer cost-effective and emotionally less divisive alternatives to a trial and can foster good relations between former spouses. In these procedures, you and your ex-spouse sit down together in a carefully controlled environment and come to your own agreement about asset division, child custody, visitation, and support, and other issues. To learn more about alternative dispute resolution, you can visit our mediation and collaboration practice pages.

If you are considering filing for divorce, or your spouse has already filed for divorce, contact an experienced family law attorney. To find out more about family law issues in general, please see our Family Law Information Center or our Frequently Asked Questions About Family Law.

The law firm of Julia Shalhoup in Charleston, West Virginia represents clients throughout the state, including the communities of Hurricane, Winfield, Madison, Montgomery, Elkview, Ripley, Beckley, Hamlin, and Spencer, and Putnam, Kanawha, Boone, Lincoln, Jackson, Roane, Cabell, Clay, Nicholas, and Raleigh counties.

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