Experienced Lawyers in Virginia Beach

Southeastern VA family law attorneys

  • Are you contemplating a divorce?
  • Are you contemplating a separation?
  • Are you contemplating an adoption?
  • Are you in need of a will, power of attorney or an advanced medical directive (living will)?

The firm of Messman Law, PLC is here for you. We always take the time to listen to your problems, address your concerns, and provide you with options and advice based on our years of experience.

Our founding attorney, Joseph Hood (now retired), began practicing law in 1984, quickly earning a reputation as a client-focused lawyer. He started Joseph W. Hood, Jr. & Associates in 1985 and has since built it into a thriving practice. His legal success can be attributed to his dedication to providing clients with outstanding personal service and aggressive representation, which he has passed onto this dedicated associate and now owner of Messman Law, PLC.

Dedicated Virginia Beach family law attorney

Conveniently located in the Beach Tower at the oceanfront, we are a full-service Virginia Beach family law firm providing clients with the benefits of several years of legal experience in the following areas:

Because we understand the impact that significant changes in family dynamics can have on all aspects of life, we also provide estate-planning services.

Contact a full-service Virginia Beach law firm

Our firm is highly regarded by clients and attorneys throughout Southern Virginia. If you need assistance with a family law or estate planning matter, contact me at to schedule a confidential consultation.

As a Hampton Roads lawyer, I am committed to providing you with the information needed to make important legal decisions. If you are visiting the office for a family law matter, please review: Preparing for Your Family Law Consultation.

Joseph W. Hood, Jr. & Associates/Messman Law, PLC

Convenient Beach Tower Location

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