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Florida Divorce Lawyer

Personalized Solutions to Help You Move Forward

At The Virga Law Firm, P.A., we help families work through divorce and other family law matters. We understand that divorce can be one of the most emotionally-charged legal processes to work through, and our Florida divorce attorneys offer the supportive guidance needed to help our clients successfully get through these trying times. Because divorce and family law are personal and complex legal fields, it is essential to ensure you can trust the lawyer you are working with. As a reputable legal team who has helped hundreds of families get through the divorce process, you can rest-assured you and your family will be in well-qualified hands when you work with our firm.

We understand that you may find yourself facing a pressing legal matter at any given moment, which is why we extend around the clock, supportive legal assistance. We even offer same-day appointments, so that we can address your concerns, inform you of your options, and help you begin moving forward as quickly as possible. No matter what your situation entails or how complex matters may be, our firm is equipped with the resources and skills needed to help you obtain the results you are seeking.

We understand that during this overwhelming time, you likely have questions and concerns regarding your situation. We will provide the sound legal counsel you are seeking, and the information you need to understand your options and make well-informed decisions.

  • Best of Bay
    Best of Bay
  • The National Advocates
    The National Advocates

    "Attorney Gerard Virga was named among the Top 100 attorneys in Florida by The National Advocates, an organization that recognizes attorneys who display “superior qualifications of leadership, reputation, influence, and performance in their area of specialty.”"

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star
    Super Lawyers Rising Star

    "Attorney Gerard Virga was named among Super Lawyers’ “Rising Stars” list, an award granted to only 2.5% of attorneys in the country after thorough peer evaluation."

  • Lawyers of Distinction 2018
    Lawyers of Distinction 2018
  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Trial Lawyers

    "This invitation-only professional organization recognizes attorneys throughout the country who have excelled as trial lawyers. Our firm was named among their Top 100 list for the state of Florida. "

  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
    Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb

    "The 10.0 Superb Avvo rating is the highest score an attorney can receive on their online legal profile. Attorney Gerard Virga has earned this prestigious recognition through client and peer reviews."

  • The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Lawyers
    The National Trial Lawyers | Top 100 Lawyers

    "The National Trial Lawyers have named our trial attorneys among the Top 100 list for the state of Florida in recognition of our excellence in criminal defense."

  • 10 Best by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 2016
    10 Best by American Institute of Family Law Attorneys | 2016

    "The American Institute of Legal Counsel awards attorneys who have “achieved unparalleled success but most importantly have done so for the benefit of their client.” In 2016 we were named among the 10 Best family law firms in the state."

What Our Firm Can Do For You

If you are dealing with a family law matter like divorce or child custody, you are likely facing one of the most challenging and stressful times in your life. This is why we are here to guide you toward resolutions that are in your best interests and the best interests of your children. When you work with our firm, we will ensure that you remain well-informed about your rights and legal options so that you can move forward with peace and confidence.

Our Firm Gets You Results

  • Experienced & Knowledgeable

  • Locations Throughout Florida

  • Same-Day Scheduling

  • Committed To Aggressive Representation

  • 24/7
    Legal Advice

What Our Clients Say

Mother and Daughter
  • “The clients I refer to Mr. Virga are always satisfied with and complimentary of his services.”

    Joseph Turner, Criminal Defense Attorney

  • “Mr. Virga treated me with professionalism and fought my case well!”

    A Divorce Client

  • “Gerard is smarter than 95% of people I know, including lawyers. ”

    Adam Ellis, Litigation Lawyer

  • “Mr. Virga not only accepted me as a client, but he took my case to heart.”

    A Litigation Client

  • “Gerard is a brilliant attorney and he's the one you want on your side! ”

    Rusty Shepard, Criminal Defense Attorney

  • “It was a blessing for me to have Gerard on my side during the divorce!”

    Visi, A Divorce Client

Meet Our Attorneys

  • Gerard Virga
    Gerard Virga Founder
    Gerard Virga

    Attorney Gerard Virga is the founder at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. He truly understands that dealing with family law issues can be one of the most stressful experiences that a person can face, which can create a great deal of anxiety. This is why we have devoted our practice to helping individuals who need help working towards an effective resolution for their family law case. When it comes to protecting the rights of my clients, Attorney Virga is relentless and steadfast, from start to finish. Read More

  • Michael Ray Goodson
    Michael Ray Goodson Attorney
    Michael Ray Goodson

    Michael Ray Goodson is a distinguished Attorney and Counselor at Law at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. An Orlando native, Michael studied Psychology and Music Performance at the University of Florida. He later studied Family Law and Criminal law at the University of Florida Levin College of Law. After graduation, Michael worked as an Assistant State Attorney in Panama City, where he was able to help victims and their families who were affected by crime. He later joined the team at The Virga Law Firm, P.A., where he now practices criminal defense and family law. Additionally, Michael is a Florida Supreme Court Certified Family Law Mediator. Read More

  • Christopher Melendez
    Christopher Melendez Attorney
    Christopher Melendez

    Christopher Melendez joined The Virga Law Firm in 2016. He brings years of conflict resolution skills he learned a business manager, superb legal writing and research ability, and previous experience in saving both homes and families in counties all over the state of Florida. Read More

  • Wendy Diaz
    Wendy Diaz Attorney
    Wendy Diaz

    Wendy was born in Puerto Rico and spent several years there as a child before her family moved to Florida. She received her undergraduate degrees in Spanish Literature and Political Science from the University of South Florida before moving on to receive her law degree at Florida Coastal School of Law. Using her strong advocacy skills and Spanish fluency, Wendy represents our Spanish-speaking clients with compassion and dedication.

  • Robert Boyette
    Robert Boyette Attorney
    Robert Boyette

    Robert Grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and is the oldest son to a Panama City Native. He spent his summers as a child vacationing with his parents and visiting relatives in Panama City Beach. He attended the University of Florida where he received his Bachelor’s degree. After receiving his Bachelor’s Robert attended Law School at Florida Coastal School of Law where he completed his Juris Doctorate in 2005. After Law School, Robert accepted a position with the Public Defender’s Office in Panama City where he worked to tirelessly defend people with no means to defend themselves. Robert began working at The Virga Law Firm in Spring of 2016. Read More

  • Erin Baur
    Erin Baur Attorney
    Erin Baur

    Erin Baur has spent her entire life in the Florida Panhandle, and is proud to be serving the legal needs of individuals from that area. During her time at Florida Coastal School of Law, Erin interned at the Office of the Public Defender for the 4th Circuit. In 2014, she received her Juris Doctor and was recognized for her dedication to Pro Bono services. Erin now devotes her practice to guiding parents and children through family law matters.

  • Gerard Virga
    Gerard Virga Founder
  • Michael Ray Goodson
    Michael Ray Goodson Attorney
  • Christopher Melendez
    Christopher Melendez Attorney
  • Wendy Diaz
    Wendy Diaz Attorney
  • Robert Boyette
    Robert Boyette Attorney
  • Erin Baur
    Erin Baur Attorney

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