- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Domestic Violence
- Enforcement of Court Orders
- Equitable Distribution
- Father's Rights
- Financial Affidavits
- LGBT Adoptions
- Military Divorce
- Name Change
- Postnuptial Agreements
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Stepparent Adoption
- Temporary Alimony
- Temporary Custody
- Trusts & Divorce
At The Virga Law Firm, we understand divorce can be a difficult and trying time in one’s life. Choosing the right Florida family lawyer is an important decision. Our team knows you need strong representation and a compassionate advocate to guide you through this emotionally distressing event.
Family Law Attorneys Serving All of Florida
Our Florida family lawyers are able to help clients statewide from our offices in the following cities:
How do I choose the right family law attorney for my case?
Choosing the right family law attorney for your case is crucial. Here are some factors to consider:
- Experience and expertise: Look for an attorney who has experience in family law and specializes in the specific area of your case, such as divorce, child custody, or prenuptial agreements. An experienced attorney will have the knowledge and skills necessary to handle your case effectively.
- Reputation and track record: Research the attorney's reputation and track record. Look for client reviews, testimonials, and case outcomes. A reputable attorney with a history of successful cases indicates their competence and dedication to client representation.
- Communication and compatibility: Schedule consultations with potential attorneys to gauge their communication style. A good attorney should be a good listener, responsive to your concerns, and able to explain legal concepts in a way you can understand. Compatibility and trust are essential for a productive attorney-client relationship.
- Resources and support: Consider the resources and support the attorney and their firm can provide. Family law cases often require additional expertise, such as financial analysts, child psychologists, or mediators. Ensure that the attorney has access to the necessary resources to support your case effectively.
- Fees and affordability: Discuss the attorney's fee structure during the initial consultation. Clarify their billing method, whether it's hourly rates or a flat fee. Consider your budget and assess if the attorney's fees align with your financial situation. However, remember that quality legal representation is an investment that can yield favorable outcomes.
- Trust your instincts: Ultimately, trust your instincts when selecting a Florida family law attorney. Choose someone you feel comfortable with, who listens to you, understands your goals, and demonstrates a genuine commitment to advocating for your best interests.
By considering these factors and conducting thorough research, you can make an informed decision when choosing the right family law attorney for your case.
REASONS TO HIRE OUR FIRM:
Committed to Aggressive Representation
Same-Day Scheduling Available
6 Locations Throughout Florida
Over 100 Years of Collective Experience
Panama City Beach Office
415 Richard Jackson Blvd.,
Panama City, FL 32407 850-257-7086
Panama City Office
455 Harrison Ave.,
Panama City, FL 32401 850-203-5442
1184 Eglin Parkway
Shalimar, FL 32579 850-403-2666
Fort Walton Beach Office
134 Eglin Pkwy. NE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 850-344-1597
109 E. Garden St.,
Pensacola, FL 32502 850-999-5857
Orlando (Downtown) Office
390 N. Orange Ave.,
Orlando, FL 32801 407-543-0410
Orlando (Maitland) Office
1800 Pembrook Dr.,
Orlando, FL 32810 407-512-0887
Why Choose Our Florida Family Law Firm?
In order to best navigate the complicated field of divorce litigation, let our firm’s state-wide experience work for you. Our combined 80 years of experience enables our staff to aggressively pursue your interests throughout all facets of your case. During the process, a passionate legal team will handle all matters such as: property division, awarding alimony, retirement distribution, and child custody.
Individual work with each client ensures a personalized approach reflecting the unique aspects of each case. Using professionals—such as: physicians, social workers, appraisers, accountants, and financial planners—we seek the best possible resolution. With the Virga Law Firm, our staff is committed to seeking a positive outcome based on factual truths and fairness.
Gerard Virga Founding Attorney
David Lohr Executive Director/Attorney
Chad Self Fort Walton Beach Managing Attorney
Tracie Phillips Orlando Managing Attorney
William West Ritchie Panama City Managing Attorney
Taylor Tippel Panama City Beach Managing Attorney
Andrea Ansley Attorney
Christopher Melendez Attorney
April Hand Operations Manager and Florida Registered Paralegal
Danny Durnbaugh Chief Financial Officer
When dealing with the emotional, financial, and legal storm that is a typical divorce proceeding, allow our years of reputable experience to guide you through this trying time. Our efforts bring compassionate guidance and an impassioned defense of your family’s best interests. We offer legal counsel as family law attorneys serving Pensacola, Florida, as well as Fort Walton Beach, Orlando, and Panama City.
In matters of child custody, our group will always defend your child’s best interests. This adheres to both Florida’s legal standard and our own personal professional standards. The aggressive pursuit of objectively well-founded results is always our goal. With our personalized representation, our group offers an individualized fact-based strategy supported by extensive legal knowledge. We will pursue your best possible outcome. Let our highly-trained and well-seasoned team of litigators work for you.