"My family and I would like to thank you for all that you and your firm has done for us over these past few months. We are truly grateful for your help in representing us, referring us to others who could handle cases which you did not, and for the wonderful outcome of the case itself. We will not hesitate to refer you to others." - H.G.

"When I called your office, I was immediately impressed. The phone was answered professionally, and I was directed to Ms. Shannon. She was wonderful. Within 20 minutes she had clarified the information I provided, gave me a list of to-dos for my case, and offered me comfort by providing detailed information about what I could expect from the case ..." - R.J.

"I would like to thank you for all that you did. Thank you for words of encouragement, your guidance and acts of wisdom throughout this entire process. I learned that opportunities come and go. This was truly one that you accepted and maximized the outcome. Thanks!" - B.T.

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Dedicated Divorce and Criminal Lawyers in Virginia Beach and Chesapeake, VA

Providing effective divorce, family and criminal law solutions in Norfolk for you and your family

Hiring an attorney is an important step in protecting your rights and interests, and you can trust the legal team of Shannon & Bedois, P.C. to act in your best interests and tell it to you straight. Whether we’re representing you in divorce proceedings, defending you against criminal charges and traffic tickets or drafting your will, our combined 20 years of experience allows us to approach your case aggressively and compassionately in either negotiation or litigation.

To speak to an experienced Family Law or Criminal Defense attorney (757) 228-5529 or contact an attorney from Shannon & Bedois, P.C. online today. 

Our unique approach makes us a highly sought-after law firm in the Virginia Beach area

At Shannon & Bedois, P.C., we aim to achieve efficient legal solutions for you and your family by providing capable, personalized service. We provide strong legal counsel in family law, criminal law and estate planning.

We guide you through the legal process, ensuring you understand each step along the way. Our goal is to provide strategic legal counsel and obtain the best possible outcome for your case while providing honest legal opinions on your chance for success. You will always know where your case stands when you work with us.

One of our attorneys is a seasoned former prosecutor who knows how to tackle even the most sensitive legal issues. We offer:

  • Help for local residents: Our attorneys have lived in the Chesapeake and Virginia Beach area for many years and are well regarded within the community.
  • Genuine interest in the law we practice: We dedicate ourselves to these practice areas because we care about the people we serve.
  • A balanced approach: By balancing aggressive and calculated strategies with your case, we handle it with your best interests in mind.
  • Assistance in military family matters: Our team includes attorney Kristen M. Shannon, who is a military spouse and knows how to navigate military divorce and other matters involving military spouses. Discounted rates are available to members of the military.
  • Recognized excellence: Erin Bedois was named a 2013 AVVO VA Super Lawyers Rising Star.
  • Prompt communication: Our lawyers will return your call or email within 24 hours.

Benefit from an honest and realistic assessments of your case

When you work with Shannon & Bedois, P.C., we approach all client matters with professionalism and compassion. Because we handle sensitive personal matters, such as divorce, child support and defense of felony and misdemeanor charges, our approach lays out the expectations for your case early. The areas of practice at our firm include:

  • Criminal defense
    • Felonies and misdemeanors
    • Violent crimes
    • Drug crimes
    • Weapons charges
    • Parole and probation violations
  • DUI
    • Penalties
    • DUI Laws
  • Traffic tickets
  • Reckless driving
  • Family law
    • Adoption
    • Divorce
    • Support modification
    • Military divorce
    • When to contact military divorce lawyers
    • Divorce laws
    • Child support
    • Child visitation
    • How to file for divorce in Virginia
    • Domestic violence
  • Estate Planning

Contact a dedicated Chesapeake, VA law team for prompt communication and competent legal advice

The attorneys of Shannon & Bedois, P.C. create a strategic approach to your case with the aggressiveness and compassion necessary to get the results you desire. Our convenient office location is easily accessible via public transportation and provides free parking. If you contact us by phone at (757) 228-5529, we will return your call within 24 hours — even if it is after hours. Our website also provides an easy way to contact us.

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Shannon & Bedois, P.C. is located in Chesapeake, VA and serves clients in and around Chesapeake, Virginia Beach, Portsmouth, Norfolk, Fort Monroe, Suffolk, Carrollton, Hampton, Chesapeake City County, Hampton City County, Norfolk City County, Portsmouth City County, Suffolk City County, Virginia Beach City County.

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