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Pensacola Family Law Attorney

Handling Divorce, Child Custody, Adoption & Other Family Matters

Turn to the Pensacola divorce attorneys at The Virga Law Firm, P.A. if you are considering a divorce or need an family law attorney near you to guide you through a family law issue. With 80+ years of combined experience and hundreds of cases successfully resolved, you can feel confident in our ability to handle your case with skill, professionalism, and dedication.

Why Choose the Virga Law Firm?

  • 80+ Years' Combined Experience
  • Hundreds of Successful Cases
  • Custom-Created Strategies
  • Affordable Consultations
  • 24/7 Availability

We understand that divorce can be a very emotionally trying time, which is why we take the time to truly listen to our clients, offer them comprehensive, honest guidance, and ensure that they receive the highest level of care as they move through their case.

Whether your divorce case is uncontested or if it needs to be resolved in court, when you work with our family law firm, you can expect that we will have your best interests at heart. We are prepared to do whatever is necessary to pursue the best possible outcome for you and your family.

We offer same-day consultations because early intervention is crucial to a successful strategy. Need a divorce attorney in Pensacola? Contact us online or call (800) 822-5170 today!

Hear From a Satisfied Client

5 / 5 stars
"This lawyer treated me with professionalism, and fought for my case. His staff was excellent and Mr. Virga had an excellent understanding of the law. Mr. Virga also was a very real person, and not just another stuffy lawyer."

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.

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
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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

  • 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

  • William J. “West” Ritchie
    William J. “West” Ritchie Attorney
    William J. “West” Ritchie

    William J. “West” Ritchie is a managing attorney for The Virga Law Firm’s Pensacola office. He is well-versed in storm and hurricane insurance claims, construction defect litigation, BP oil spill claims, and insurance defense litigation. Mr. Ritchie has represented clients in the Panhandle for the past 28 years. Some of his current practice areas include Hurricane claims, Construction Defect Litigation, B.P. claims and Insurance Defense Litigation. After Hurricane Michael devastated the Florida Panhandle in October 2018, he got right to work to hear the stories of claimants who needed to file homeowners’ insurance claims but did not know where to begin. Read More

  • Gerard Virga
    Gerard Virga Founder
  • Michael Ray Goodson
    Michael Ray Goodson Attorney
  • Christopher Melendez
    Christopher Melendez Attorney
  • Robert Boyette
    Robert Boyette Attorney
  • William J. “West” Ritchie
    William J. “West” Ritchie Attorney

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