Knowledgeable Legal Areas in Norfolk, VA

 
 

Personal Injury

The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. has a strong history of handling Personal Injury Cases in Hampton Roads, throughout Virginia, and out-of-state.

If your injury is a result of an auto accident, a motorcycle accident, a hit and run accident, a boating accident or any other vehicle-related incident, Joseph Lindsey can see that you receive the payment you deserve to cover medical expenses, pain and suffering, and work-related losses.
 
Arms Injury - law office in Norfolk, VA
 
Medical Malpractice Suits handled by The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. have included:
 
  • Birth injuries
  • Hospital negligence
 
  • Physician malpractice
  • Dental malpractice
 
  • Other medical and pharmaceutical issues
 
Joseph Lindsey will review your personal injury case at no cost to you and if there is no recovery there is no attorney fee.
Call 757-623-6522 to set your free initial consultation.
 
 

Criminal Defense

When your freedom, job, reputation, and in some cases your family may be in jeopardy because of a suspected crime or arrest, make sure you hire Attorney Joseph C. Lindsey. It is essential to have the right criminal defense attorney on your side. He has experience in handling the full range of criminal litigation, from the most serious of felonies down to the most modest misdemeanors and traffic infractions.
 
Gavel and Gun - law firm in Norfolk, VA
 
Mr. Lindsey has been certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve as lead counsel for defendants charged with capital murder (death penalty) cases.
Contact The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. for criminal appeals, drug cases, or any other criminal or traffic cases. We can assess your case and discuss representation.
 
 

Family Law & Divorce

Joseph C. Lindsey has drawn up and negotiated separation agreements, and litigated contested and uncontested divorce cases.

His family law experience includes child custody, child & spousal support, visitation rights and other issues related to children in divorce and separation.
 
Reading and Signing Contract - law firm in Norfolk, VA
 
 
 

Traffic Offenses & DUI

The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. defends and represents you in traffic courts of Hampton Roads. It is particularly important to have representation for drunk driving, reckless driving, and cases involving driving without a license or with an expired or suspended license.

Being charged with a DUI is a serious legal matter that can affect your life for years. That is why we defend your rights and will work to ensure that the evidence against you is collected and used in a legal manner.
 
glass of liquor, car key and handcuffs - law office in Norfolk, VA
 
 
 

Civil Litigation

When you are seeking monetary compensation or another type of settlement other than criminal sanctions, The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. can represent you in different areas of practice such as:
Wrongful Acts:
 
  • Slip and falls
  • Auto Accidents
 
  • Wrongful death claims
  • Libel and slander suits
 
Family Law:
 
  • Divorce
  • custody and support
 
  • Guardianship of children
  • Guardianship of incapacitated adults
 
 
Civil Litigation - law office in Norfolk, VA
 
Contracts:
 
  • Preparations of powers of attorney
  • Promissory notes
  • Affidavits
 
  • Affidavits
  • Deeds
 
  • Leases
  • Agreements of purchase
 
 
 

Wills & Estate Planning

The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. can assist you to be sure your assets are protected and your final wishes are carried out in areas such as wills, power of attorney, trusts, estate planning, living trusts and probate.

While you are still alive, a living trust allows you to organize and manage your assets, and set them up for efficient property distribution after you die.
 
Gravel and Couple Ring - law office in Norfolk, VA
 
The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. can also assist you with setting up power of attorney, to manage your financial affairs if you are unable to do so. A living will could also be written to detail your preferences about life-sustaining treatments such as cardiac resuscitation or mechanical respiration.
 
 

Business Law

If you are starting a new business or need to incorporate your business, The Law Office of Joseph C. Lindsey, P.C. can advise and assist you to setup your business.
Mr. Lindsey works with new and existing businesses, including:
 
  • Sole Proprietorship
  • Limited Liability Companies
 
  • S-Corporations
  • C-Corporations
 
We can help you in preparing:
 
  • Articles of Incorporation
  • Articles of Organization
 
  • Corporate By-Laws
  • Corporate Minutes
 
 
Will and Testament - law office in Norfolk, VA
 
If you have contracts to be reviewed or litigated or need general business and legal advice Joseph Lindsey can offer corporate counsel representation. Contact us for more information or to set up an appointment 757-623-6522.
 
 

Guardian Ad Litem for Military Service Members

Guardian ad litem (GAL) literally means “guardian for the suit.” A guardian ad litem in Virginia is an attorney appointed by a judge to assist the court in determining the circumstances of a matter before the court. It is the fundamental responsibility of the guardian ad litem to provide independent recommendations to the court about the client's best interests, which can be different from advocating for what the client wants, and to bring balance to the decision-making process. The GAL may conduct interviews and investigations, make reports to the court, and participate in court hearings or mediation sessions.

The Service members Civil Relief Act requires the courts to appoint a guardian ad litem in civil cases involving a military service member. A chief directive for the guardian ad litems is to take steps to apprise the service member of the fact that a civil suit i.e., divorce, warrant in debt, or unlawful detainer action has been filed against them and to ascertain if the service member's military duties materially impair the service member's ability to address the suit.
Attorney Lindsey has been certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve as a guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults. He has served as a guardian ad litem for military service members since 1995. In this regard he has provided this service to the district courts and circuit courts throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia for over 25 years.
 

Guardian Ad Litem for Children

Attorney Lindsey has been certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve as a guardian ad litem for children and has provided this service for juvenile and domestic relations district courts and circuit courts for over 25 years.
 

Guardian Ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults

Attorney Lindsey has been certified by the Virginia Supreme Court to serve as a guardian ad litem for incapacitated adults and has provided this service to the district courts and circuit courts for over 25 years.
Call 757-623-6522 to schedule a consultation with Attorney Joseph C. Lindsey.