Fathers' Rights


Cordell & Cordell is a partner dads can count on during one of the toughest challenges of their lives. The family law attorneys at our Fairfax, Virginia, office are dedicated to helping men with any divorce issue, including property division, alimony, child support and child custody.

Our mission is to give men the legal support they and their children deserve both in and out of the courtroom.

Divorce Attorneys Dedicated to Helping Men

Divorce takes an emotional toll on everyone, no matter how tough you are. The decisions you make during this time will have an enormous impact on you financially for the rest of your life.

More importantly, your level of involvement in your children’s lives can also be affected. Our attorneys take the time to listen to your concerns and work diligently to champion your rights and the rights of your children in family court.

We know how critical this transition is and promise to walk you through each step of the process while doing everything possible to protect what’s most important to you.

Advocates For Dad’s Rights and Fathers’ Rights

Since 1990, Cordell & Cordell has fought against numerous stereotypes that men and fathers face in the family court system. Our firm’s focus on men’s divorce gives our attorneys a unique understanding of the challenges men face in a Virginia family law courtroom.

Despite battling a system that seems predisposed against them, Cordell & Cordell has risen to establish ourselves as a partner men can count on.

At Cordell & Cordell, we understand the unique challenges military families face during divorce.

Client Testimonials


“[My attorney] is very approachable, I feel that I can go to her with anything that comes up, personal or otherwise. That’s a great feeling to have. I think it’s important for people going through what I am have a place to turn, and someone to give them a voice. Thanks again.”


“Everything is going perfect.  Emily has been on top of it, and she keeps me informed and updated.  The firm did a good job of walking me through the process and listening to my gripes.  Emily has done an excellent job.”


“You guys have been amazing to us. We were able to accomplish everything we wanted. Opposing counsel doesn’t even compare to Kristy. You could tell she just did not care about her client the way Kristy cared about us. She worked really hard for us and we can’t thank her enough. Kristy is truly a blessing to my family.”