May 21, 2018

We are very honored, humbled and proud that the readers of the Virginian Pilot have voted us as the Gold Award Winner for Law Firm in Chesapeake.  We are very proud of this because it is the first award that Brian, Mike and Theresa have won since they started working t...

May 20, 2018

I want to take a moment and explain something that is often overlooked when speaking with a client or potential client about their divorce.  While there are fancy legal, Latin terms in Virginia for the different types of divorce, I want to break it down into simpler fo...

May 19, 2018

Grandparents' rights have been thrown around a lot more in recent years.  I'm not sure what the reason is, however, it is becoming increasingly more abundant in family law.  Whether it is custody or visitation, it is something that a good family law lawyer should know....

May 18, 2018

You may have heard that a lawyer has been voted as a Super Lawyer and not know what that means.  Is it important?  Is it real?  Is it some junk that a lawyer or attorney gave himself to boost his ego and charge more?  Well, let's answer some of these questions....

May 17, 2018

You may be asking "Why is he talking about Google a Lawyer or Google the Law?" so I want to explain what I mean.  Google is probably the most wonderful tool on the Internet.  It account for 90% of the searches and has lots of partner sites.  Google is probably the sing...

May 17, 2018

I'm often asked "what is it like being a family law lawyer".  Having done it for almost 20 years I've come to learn a lot.  Being a family law lawyer, family law attorney or a divorce lawyer is not an easy job.  To be honest with you - it's not for everyone or even eve...

March 19, 2018

Ok so we admit that the title may be a bit … “wonky” but we hope it caught your attention.  The purpose of this post is to try to give some general information regarding car crashes and injuries.  This is not intended to be legal advice and specific questions should be...

February 24, 2018

Now that we have your attention, let's talk about something that most people don't want to hear - how much you may or may not have to pay in support.  At a later date, we will go into more depth about the different types of support but for now let's just give a general...

February 20, 2018

Ok we will admit that this is a cheeky title but hopefully it got your attention.  This post is an attempt to explain what a Guardian ad Litem (or GAL) is, his/her role and his/her involvement in the process.

In custody, visitation and/or abuse cases, the Court appoints...

February 19, 2018

Good morning everyone! One of the most common questions an attorney receives is ironically, do I need a lawyer? Can I do this on my own is another frequently asked question. When you are facing any kind of court case or litigation, the answer to both those questions is...

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Brian A. Thomasson, P.L.C., and StepUpToBAT is located in Chesapeake, VA, and serves clients in and around Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Suffolk, Hampton, Chesapeake City, Chesapeake County, Virginia Beach City County, Norfolk City County, Portsmouth City County, and throughout Virginia.  We handle divorce cases, family law, custody, visitation, support, separation, personal injury, accidents and injury law.

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