Dawes, West Virginia Family Lawyers

John Warren Stapleton Esq
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Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer with 40 years experience
(304) 529-1130 400 5th Avenue
Huntington, WV 25701
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law
Trena Marie Williams
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Weston, WV Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(304) 517-1460 217 E 3rd Street
Weston, WV 26452
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
West Virginia University College of Law
Trena Williams has practiced law since 2005 and is a native of Lewis County, West Virginia. Legal services are provided with expertise and compassion.
Shannon Thomas Esq
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Weston, WV Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(304) 269-0370 456 Center Ave
Weston, WV 26452
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
West Virginia University College of Law
Shannon is a graduate of Buckhannon Upshur High School and West Virginia Wesleyan College with a degree in Psychology and Government. As an undergraduate student, she participated in the West Virginia Wesleyan College Forensics Team and competed in tournaments across the country. After graduating from West Virginia Wesleyan College, she attended the West Virginia University School of Law and completed her Doctorate of Jurisprudence in 1996. During her education at West Virginia University, she was a member of Moot Court and is known for her appellate ability. She began work as an associate...
John M. Butler Esq
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St. Marys, WV Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(304) 684-9258 P. O. Box 700
St. Marys, WV 26170
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
West Virginia University
Andrew Courtenay Craig Esq
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Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(304) 697-4422 10 W. 6th Avenue, Suite 300
Huntington, WV 25701
Family, Appeals, Criminal and Insurance Claims
David K. Moore Esq
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Ripley, WV Family Law Attorney with 35 years experience
(304) 372-3666 117 Court St., Suite 1
Ripley, WV 25271
Family, Business, Criminal and Insurance Claims
David L. Orndorff Esq
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Buckhannon, WV Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(304) 472-3141 83 W Main St
PO Box 847
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Family, Divorce and Real Estate
Kourtney Anthony Ryan Esq
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Buckhannon, WV Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(304) 472-0777 539 Evun Breth Acres Road
P. O. Box 456
Buckhannon, WV 26201
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Lewisburg, WV Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(304) 645-2260 105 S Court St
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Family and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer
(304) 697-2400 6 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV 25705
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Personal Injury
Lewisburg, WV Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(304) 645-2850 210 W Randolph St
Lewisburg, WV 24901
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Point Pleasant, WV Family Law Lawyer with 47 years experience
(304) 675-6990 1508 Jefferson Blvd
Point Pleasant, WV 25550
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer
401 11th St
Huntington, WV 25701
Family, Business, Collections and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer
(304) 529-6181 611 3rd Ave
Huntington, WV 25701
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(304) 522-6249 801 8th St
Huntington, WV 25701
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer
(304) 697-2400 6 Norway Ave
Huntington, WV 25705
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Lawyer
(304) 522-9100 914 5th Ave
Huntington, WV 25701
Family and Business
Princeton, WV Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(304) 425-2103 1438 E Main St
Princeton, WV 24740
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Vienna, WV Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(304) 295-0894 5604 Greenmont Pl
Vienna, WV 26105
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Princeton, WV Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(304) 425-8125 320 Courthouse Rd
Princeton, WV 24740
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Parkersburg, WV Family Law Lawyer
(304) 424-5150 720 Juliana St
Parkersburg, WV 26101
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
Huntington, WV Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(304) 529-9300 635 7th St
Huntington, WV 25701
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Princeton, WV Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(304) 487-5400 600 Rogers St
Princeton, WV 24740
Family, Bankruptcy, Consumer and Divorce
Kenova, WV Family Law Attorney
(304) 453-1178 1804 Rte 75
Kenova, WV 25530
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Princeton, WV Family Law Lawyer with 61 years experience
(304) 425-2103 1438 E Main St
Princeton, WV 24740
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Brenda Waugh Esq
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Charles Town, WV Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(866) 728-0845 202 North Charles Street
Charles Town, WV 25414
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Personal Injury
West Virginia University
Brenda Waugh is a lawyer and mediator with offices in Leesburg, Virginia, Charles Town, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. She entered private practice in September of 2000 after a successful career in public service. Since that time, she has provided assistance to hundreds of families with their legal problems ranging from car accidents, insurance disputes, crime victim's compensation, consumer issues and civil rights. Ms. Waugh is an attorney with over twenty years of experience working for the people of West Virginia. She is excited to bring that experience to work on your case. A native...
Daniel Tomassetti
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Weirton , WV Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(304) 914-3325 210 Three Springs Drive
Weirton , WV 26062
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Workers' Comp
University of Tulsa College of Law
Attorney with 31 years of experience in litigation serving a wide variety of industries.
Vanessa Lynn Rodriguez Esq
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Fairmont, WV Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(304) 366-4400 219 Jefferson street
Fairmont, WV 26554
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
West Virginia University College of Law
Vanessa Lynn Rodriguez has deep family roots in Marion County and has not only the experience needed to assist you in family law matters (divorce, paternity, child custody, and mediations), adoptions, and personal injury cases, but also, Vanessa has a vast working knowledge of the West Virginia court system. Prior to attending law school, Vanessa pursued an education degree with English and journalism specializations at Fairmont State. Then she went on to West Virginia University to get her master's degree in English. Vanessa then decided to attend law school after two people from her graduate school...
Amanda Lewis Esq
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Martinsburg, WV Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(304) 262-3194 126 E. Burke Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Ohio Northern University
I am in private practice with about 21 years experience, mostly in domestic, family court matters. My background is in West Virginia, and I am a Christian attorney who will not rip you off!
Scott Curnutte Esq
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Elkins, WV Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(304) 636-5904 312 Railroad Avenue
Elkins, WV 26241
Family, Personal Injury and Social Security Disability
West Virginia University College of Law
Experienced trial attorney who has tried cases in state and federal courts throughout W.Va., and pursued appeals in the 4th Circuit and the Supreme Court of Appeals. Focused primarily upon representation of plaintiffs, but business litigation is another area of concentration. Recent cases: Currently engaged in 40 cases on behalf of people defrauded by a dealership which did not payoff liens against consumers' trade-in's. Currently engaged in the second round of 26 cases on behalf of people defrauded by a different dealership involving similar facts. In 2007, represented 21 former employees throughout W.Va. of a big-box retailer who asserted they were victims of age...
Wendy Gail Alke Esq
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Morgantown, WV Family Law Attorney with 29 years experience
(304) 599-4858 3335 Collins Ferry Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law
Howard Mark Everett Esq
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Morgantown, WV Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(304) 284-9111 1756F Mileground Rd
Morgantown, WV 26505
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law
Mark Everett is a practicing attorney and owner of Mark Everett, Attorney at Law, PLLC. While running the day to day operations of the law firm, Mark practices in the area of residential and commercial real estate, personal injury, criminal law, general civil litigation, contract law, business law, and family law.

Mark obtained his undergraduate degree from West Virginia University School of Business and his doctorate of jurisprudence from West Virginia College of Law. He is married to Dr. Amy Everett, a practicing dentist in Morgantown, West Virginia. They have three children, Justin, Alex, and Taylor Everett.

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John Angotti Esq
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Morgantown, WV Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(304) 292-4381 274 Spruce St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Family, Criminal and Personal Injury
University of Akron School of Law
David Straface Esq
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Morgantown, WV Family Law Lawyer with 38 years experience
(304) 292-4381 274 Spruce St
Morgantown, WV 26505
Family, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
West Virginia University College of Law
Cinda Scales Esq
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Martinsburg, WV Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(304) 267-9090 314 W John St
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Cinda L. Scales is an attorney practicing in the eastern panhandle of West Virginia. Ms. Scales was admitted to the practice of law in 1989. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law. In additional she has a Masters of Business Administration and Masters of Applied Psychology from Shippensburg University. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Shepherd University in Business Administration. She is admitted to practice law in West Virginia and Maryland. In addition to the practice of law, she is an associate professor of business administration at Shepherd University.
Scott C, Brown Esq
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Wheeling, WV Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(866) 933-0205 1600 National Rd
Wheeling, WV 26003
Family, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
West Virginia University College of Law
Attorney Scott Brown has been successfully representing clients with tenacity and compassion since graduating from the West Virginia College of Law in 1996. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree from Virginia Tech in 1986, Scott worked in a research laboratory, as an investigator with the West Virginia Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, and as an office manager at a physician's office, a job he continued throughout law school.

From his offices in Wheeling, West Virginia, Scott vigorously represents and defends clients in West Virginia and eastern Ohio who have been charged with a crime or are facing potential criminal...
Ann Marie Morelli
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Weirton, WV Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
(681) 328-3909 3364 Main Street
Weirton, WV 26062
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Admitted to practice law in California (currently inactive since 2013)since 2010. Worked for Ainbinder & Pratt until we moved back to West Virginia in 2011. Following a bar exam and MPRE exam was admitted to practice law in October 2012 in West Virginia. Opened Morelli Law in January of 2013. Offering representation in DUI, Criminal Law, some family court matters and Domestic Violence support.
Susan Kipp McLaughlin Esq
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Fairmont, WV Family Law Lawyer with 42 years experience
(304) 366-1000 301 Adams Street
Suite 500 5th Floor
Fairmont, WV 26554
Free ConsultationFamily
West Virginia University College of Law
30+ years experience with Family Law and Social Security Disability claims and great consideration to each individual case and/or claim. Our goal is to ultimately assist our clients in reaching settlements and agreements that will be to their greatest benefit possible
Lawrence Sherman
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Moorefield, WV Family Law Lawyer with 29 years experience
117 South Main Street
Moorefield, WV 26836
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
West Virginia University College of Law
Stephanie E Scales-Sherrin
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Martinsburg, WV Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(304) 267-9090 314 West John Street
Martinsburg, WV 25401
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Charleston School of Law
Stephanie E. Scales-Sherrin joined the firm in May of 2008. Ms. Scales-Sherrin graduated from the Charleston School of Law in Charleston, South Carolina, with a law degree in 2007. Ms. Scales-Sherrin also holds a Bachelor's of Arts in Psychology from West Virginia University. She is admitted to practice in West Virginia and handles cases in family law, criminal defense and personal injury.
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Charlestown, WV

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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.