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Your Trusted Family Law Advisors

Our Family Law Team has demonstrable expertise in family law matters.

  • We’ll connect you with effective divorce coaches, child and financial specialists, realtors and appraisers to ensure you are well-supported through divorce proceedings.
  • We are as effective in court as we are using alternative dispute resolution methods such as mediation and arbitration. You choose the method of resolution right for you and your family.
  • We offer collaborative divorce, allowing for couples to sort out the details of their divorce without going to court. One of our partners is a founding member of the Richmond Collaborative Family Law Group.
  • Our lawyers are skilled parent coordinators, with extensive experience and training to help couples implement custodial, guardianship, or access agreements.

Family and Divorce Lawyers At CBE

Divorce is a pivotal moment in your life and the life of your family. Prevent unnecessary conflict, identify solutions, and find the best path forward with the help of an experienced family lawyer. At CBE, our lawyers listen to your needs and concerns. From there, we’ll lay out your options and advise you on the best way to proceed.

Trust and communication is vital to the lawyer-client relationship. We want you to be comfortable with the family lawyer you hire. Speak with one of our lawyers to see if you believe CBE is the right firm for you.


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Why Choose CBE?

See what former clients have to say about working with us.

Thank you so much Tjammie for all your amazing organization of our moms estate – our meeting with Barry went very well on Friday !…thank you so much.

Family Law Client

“Thank you for your wonderful help and service”

CBE Client

“As a result of your advice, I was able to make an informed, peace of mind decision. Your expertise and advice/recommendations were greatly appreciated.”

Family Law Client

We Know Family Law

Read a selection of our articles about how we approach family law cases.

What does a Spouse need to know before filing for divorce?

March 10, 2021

From a lawyer’s perspective, the first thing you need to know about a client that is considering filing for a divorce is whether or not they’re satisfied that the marriage is at an end. That is, really, the most important question. Sometimes people simply want advice as to generally what might happen if they did, […]

Can spouses prepare their own separation agreement?

February 25, 2021

Technically, spouses can prepare their own separation agreement so long as it is legally binding. Practically speaking, however, only the most simplistic cases should be handled without a lawyer. Separation agreements used to be quite simple, but in recent years they have become highly complex. The reason separation agreements have become more complex is that […]

How do you Resolve Family Custody Issues Around Holidays?

March 31, 2021

Dealing with holiday access to children is an important topic, which is why it’s prudent to deal with the matter well ahead of time, before any major holidays are on the horizon. Leaving it for the last two to four weeks is usually a bad idea because people plan their holidays well in advance.  Lawyers […]