Fauquier County, Virginia Attorney

Fauquier County Personal Injury and Civil Litigation Attorneys

For 80 years, Walker Jones, PC has been a well-respected Virginia law practice. Among the primary counties we serve is Fauquier County, one of the fastest-growing and highest-income counties in the United States. Named after Francis Fauquier, Governor of Virginia for 10 years during the mid-18th century, the county encircles some of the most beautiful parts of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Residents and visitors alike are charmed by Fauquier County’s scenery, replete with historic homes and sites of interests, horse farms, wineries, and seemingly endless rolling hills.

Not only in Fauquier County, but in the surrounding counties of Virginia and in Washington, D.C. as well, Walker Jones has a well-deserved reputation for efficiency, legal excellence, and personalized attention. Our attorneys have an in-depth knowledge of state and federal business law and a track record of successful outcomes. Above all, we pride ourselves on providing top legal services in each of the following sectors:

Business Law

In Fauquier County, where businesses are continually being conceived and expanded, our business attorneys are in high demand. We offer sharp legal representation in all aspects of business, including:

  • Business formation
  • Entity selection (e.g. sole proprietorship, partnership, C or S corporations, LLCs)
  • Sales and purchases of assets or existing businesses
  • Internal agreements and contracts
  • Confidentiality, nondisclosure, and nonsolicitation agreements
  • Shareholder agreements and stock option plans
  • Complex transactions
  • Dissolution and termination
  • Unfair practice disputes 

We will investigate business matters of all types, draft and review all needed documents, expedite acquisitions and mergers, and offer you well-targeted advice as you make decisions that will affect your business and your future.

Civil and Commercial Litigation

While our civil and commercial litigations law team is always glad to be able to negotiate solutions, we realize that this is not always possible. Therefore, we are always prepared to engage in aggressive litigation if it becomes necessary in order to resolve:

  • Business disputes
  • Disputes involving wills, trusts, and estates
  • White-collar criminal cases

Criminal Defense

As criminal defense lawyers in Fauquier County, Walker Jones attorneys will defend your rights whether you are charged with a felony, a misdemeanor, or a traffic offense. Because we keep abreast of any changes in federal, state, and local laws, we are able to provide you with the best legal protection available. 

We are highly skilled professionals, committed to investigating the prosecution’s evidence. We have the training and experience to poke holes in their case and persuade the court that there is at least a reasonable doubt of your guilt. We will always work in your best interests to protect you from incarceration and heavy fines and to keep your reputation intact.    

Family Law Issues in Fauquier County

At Walker Jones, we are well aware that some of the most difficult legal issues emerge on the homefront. If you, like so many others in Fauquier County, are confronting the troubling and complicated issues of a family split, you don’t have to face them alone. Our family law attorneys will offer you the emotional support you crave and the vigorous tactics required to settle divorce disputes fairly, with as little turmoil as possible. 

We will guide you through the divorce process by providing you with advice designed to protect your interests during mediation or to negotiate directly and forcefully with your spouse’s attorney to arrive at just settlements of issues related to:

  • Divorce
  • Equitable Distribution
  • Spousal Support
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody

If necessary, we will engage in skillful litigation to make certain that your rights and the rights of your children are fully protected.

In addition, at the other, more pleasant, end of the family law spectrum, we are well-positioned to help you expand your family through adoption, accelerating the process whenever possible.

Personal Injury Cases

Personal injuries resulting from someone else’s negligence can derail your life at any time. Our caring personal injury lawyers know how devastating such injuries can be, whether they result from:

  • Vehicular Accidents (car, motorcycle, truck, or tractor-trailer) 
  • Medical/Nursing Home Malpractice 
  • Assault
  • Wrongful Death

If you have suffered a serious personal injury, such as a broken bone, a traumatic brain injury, a spinal cord injury, loss of vision or hearing, an amputation, or internal bleeding, the law entitles you to just compensation. Our personal injury attorneys will do everything in our power to obtain the monetary resources you need to pay for your medical expenses, your lost income, and all related costs, and to compensate you for your pain and suffering, now and in the future. If you are grieving the loss of a loved one in a wrongful death personal injury case, we will fight hard to ensure that you receive substantial damages for your awful, irretrievable loss.

Real Estate Law in Fauquier County

In Fauquier County, as throughout Virginia, purchasing property for your homestead, your business, a summer home or investment purposes is not something you want to undertake without proper guidance. Our real estate lawyers have comprehensive knowledge of real estate law and the current marketplace to help you make the right moves at the right time. Below is a sampling of the real estate matters we can assist you in navigating effectively:

  • Purchases, sales, leases, rentals, and property transfers 
  • Conservation easements and development rights
  • Road maintenance and boundary line disputes
  • Obtaining title 
  • Zoning and land use disputes
  • Home loans and foreclosures

Because real estate decisions have long-term consequences, it is crucial that you have strong, experienced real estate lawyers overseeing any contracts you sign so that you are not taking any unnecessary risks.

Wills, Trusts, and Estates in Fauquier County

Wherever you live or work, and whatever your age or relationship status, having a strong estate plan should be a priority. None of us knows what the future holds for us or our loved ones, so it is essential to prepare for eventualities. 

Engaging in the process of estate planning is best done with a well-informed wills and trusts attorney. At Walker Jones, our estate planning lawyers will assist you in creating a will to name your beneficiaries, select an executor, and designate a guardian for any minor children.

We will also help you establish a trust to:

  • Avoid probate
  • Protect your assets from excessive taxation, debts, and lawsuits
  • Create trusts for specific purposes, such as to protect spendthrift relatives from their own worst habits (e.g. addiction, gamblings, excessive shopping) or to make sure that loved ones with special needs maintain their right to government benefits even as trust funds make their lives more comfortable

If you become the administrator of someone else’s estate, our wills and trusts lawyers will assist you in completing all required tasks efficiently while adhering to all required legal protocols.

Whether you are a high-net-worth individual or you have moderate assets, you owe it to those you love to protect their futures. Consulting with the talented attorneys at Walker Jones will provide you with the wise counsel you need to create a protective estate plan.

Protect Yourself and Your Family Contact Our Experienced Attorneys Today

As you can see, Walker Jones, PC has a great deal to offer, whether you live in Fauquier County or elsewhere in Virginia or Washington, D.C. No matter whether you are purchasing real estate, trying to settle a business or divorce dispute, or trying to win the damages you deserve in a personal injury lawsuit, getting in touch with our skilled attorneys will give you the powerful leverage and emotional support you need. Contact our office today!