Trusted Divorce Attorneys in Richmond
At DeFazio Bal, we have over 50 years of combined experience in successfully negotiating and mediating agreements between separating couples. Our knowledgeable Richmond divorce lawyers create tailor-made solutions to ensure clients' needs and desires are met. We understand that every family structure is different, and will require special attention and care to resolve unique issues. The cases we take on are never simply numbers on a page to us; we work tirelessly to give each of our clients all of the tools and attention they need to secure a positive outcome.
Knowledgeable Guides for a Complicated Process
Any divorce, no matter how amicable, is an emotional and draining process. Divorce is filled with several individual issues including property division, spousal support, business valuation, and debt apportionment. If there are children involved it gets even more complex, with child custody and child support being decided as well. Navigating the important decisions that must be made and ensuring that all of the correct paperwork has been filled out properly can be an overwhelming proposition. We are dedicated to making sure your interests are properly protected and your rights asserted throughout the legal process.
Protecting Your Family
In addition to aiding clients in divorce, DeFazio Bal helps individuals with a broad range of other family law matters, such as adoptions, prenuptial agreements, annulments, and estate planning. The breadth of experience our Glen Allen family law attorneys have accumulated over the years gives us the knowledge we need to provide our clients with tailor-made legal solutions.
Contact us at (804) 250-3729 to find out how we can assist you with your legal matters.
1 Park West Circle | Suite 201
Midlothian, VA 23114
David DeFazio grew up in Richmond, Virginia and went to high school, college, and law school locally in Virginia. Before law school, he served in the Army, which he credits with teaching him the relationship between organization and careful preparation with success and the skills to succeed under pressure. These are skills he still finds continually helpful to this day, incorporating into his practice strategies. David offers representation in divorce and family law cases to clients in Richmond at DeFazio Bal.
With more than 55 years of combined experience and two convenient locations, our Richmond divorce attorney can serve your individual needs. We are dedicated to resolving your family law matters, no matter how complex or simple they may be. You can count on us to provide you with the seasoned, top-quality representation you deserve while navigating a divorce or other family law matter.
Ms. Bal places a great deal of emphasis on the dignity and integrity of her clients, while working diligently to devise innovative legal strategies to resolve complex issues such as property division and custodial arrangements. Formerly practicing in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area before settling in Richmond, Ms. Bal serves a wide range of individuals including high-asset clients and working or stay-at-home spouses who are financially dependent. She is fluent in English, Hindi and Punjabi, and is conversational in Spanish.
Nupur Sidhu Bal is a reputable Glen Allen divorce lawyer and shareholder at DeFazio Bal. She concentrates her practice in family law and divorce including child and spousal support, asset distribution, and premarital and postnuptial agreements. Ms. Bal places a great deal of emphasis on the dignity and integrity of her clients, while working diligently to devise innovative legal strategies to resolve complex issues such as property division and custodial arrangements. She has tried many cases and is admitted to practice in Virginia, Tennessee, Washington, D.C., and the United States Supreme Court.
Wide-Reaching Family Law & Divorce Lawyer
Ms. Bal has practiced in Northern Virginia, D.C., and Richmond, where she now lives. She serves a wide range of individuals including high asset clients and working or stay-at-home spouses who are financially dependent. She is passionate about the practice of family law because it deals with relationships, children, and marriages. Ms. Bal is fluent in Hindi and Punjabi and conversational in Spanish.
Jace M. Padden graduated cum laude from the University of Richmond School of Law after receiving his B.A. from the University of Virginia. While in law school, he was a member of the Moot Court Board, a John Marshall scholar, and a research assistant to Professor W. Hamilton Bryson. After law school, Jace served as a law clerk in the Chesterfield County Circuit Court for one year.
Jace has been in private practice and focused on family law since his clerkship. He frequently serves as a Guardian ad litem for children and is trained in the collaborative law process and mediation.
Experienced Family Lawyer
With many years of experience under his belt, Jace M. Padden is committed to using his knowledge and skill in the area of family law to facilitate divorce cases. He is highly familiar with all of the various issues that can and do arise during divorce cases and works to maintain any amicability.
Mary G. McLaurin earned her law degree from the University of Richmond School of Law, where she graduated cum laude. Mary focused her studies in law school in the area of family law, where she participated in the Jeanette Lipman Family Law Clinic, and received a Certificate of Concentration in Family Law. After graduation, she served as clerk to the Honorable Stephen R. McCullough of the Virginia Court of Appeals. Following her clerkship, Mary returned to her passion for family law, joining the respected family law firm, DeFazio Bal, P.C.
With an impressive background, she has established herself in the field of divorce law at DeFazio Bal. She is known not only for her ability to resolve cases, but for her tenacity in fighting for her clients.
Mary represents individuals who are going through the divorce process and those who need assistance with a variety of other family law matters. She is knowledgeable of Virginia state laws and how they affect both divorce and family law issues, using this knowledge and experience to her clients' advantage. Mary is dedicated to achieving a successful outcome for each client. She understands the sensitivity of family law matters and divorce cases and handles all cases with the utmost respect and compassion.
Hampton grew up in Richmond, Virginia. She attended St. Catherine's School and graduated with a Bachelor's degree from Sweet Briar College before attending law school at Elon University in Greensboro, North Carolina. Between college and law school, Hampton worked as a family law paralegal at a general practice firm in Richmond. Hampton continues to focus on family law and has been in private practice since passing the Virginia Bar in 2014.
Hampton enjoys spending her free time giving back to those in the community. She has participated in the Chesterfield Bar's Wills for Heroes program and is a member of the junior board of Friends of St. Andrew's School in Oregon Hill. In addition, Hampton is an advocate for children, serving as Guardian ad litem in both Henrico and Chesterfield counties.
Hampton represents individuals navigating the divorce process and those who need assistance with a wide range of family law matters. She is knowledgeable of Virginia state laws and how they affect divorce and family law issues. Hampton is dedicated to achieving a successful outcome for each client.