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Full-Service Family Law Firm in Roanoke, Virginia

If concern for your family has you distraught, attorney David Nixon from Huffman & Nixon, P.C. will listen to your needs and help you reach solutions to your legal problems.

Family law attorney Nixon provides legal services in a wide spectrum of areas, including:


While adopting a child brings happiness to families, adoption can also result in substantial heartache when something goes wrong.  Huffman & Nixon, P.C. assists families with the complex legal paperwork and procedures of adoption so you can feel confident that the process is handled accurately and your child’s well-being is secure.


Getting divorced is difficult, but it should not lead to a financial crisis. The firm can help you establish fair and equitable spousal support, allowing you to continue to live as comfortably as before your marriage ended.

Child custody and visitation

For any parent, child custody is the most heart-wrenching aspect of divorce. Divorce lawyer Nixon will advocate for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.

Child support

Both parents share in the responsibility of raising a child. Huffman & Nixon, P.C. does everything possible to help your child receive the financial support needed for a healthy, happy upbringing.

Child support modification

Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or the non-custodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, the firm can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.


Attorney David Nixon stands by you throughout your divorce. He obtains the best possible results in court or at the negotiation table, and has extensive experience handling issues such as the fair distribution of assets, the division of a marital home, child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile delinquency and dependency proceedings

When Virginia authorities interfere with your parent/child relationship, you need a compassionate advocate who understands the bureaucratic red tape.  Huffman & Nixon, P.C. is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Virginia to protect your parental rights and your child’s future.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and often provides more expedient, predictable results than court trials produce. Skilled negotiator David Nixon can help you obtain a favorable divorce settlement.

Prenuptial agreements

When you marry your beloved, you may not foresee the potential problems that can lead to divorce. Huffman & Nixon, P.C. expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ interests. Having an agreement in place can alleviate some of the stress should you ever divorce.

Contact a Roanoke family law attorney you can trust

To schedule your 30-minute free consultation with family law attorney David Nixon, contact Huffman & Nixon, P.C. online or call 540-982-1700 ext. 101. Attorney Nixon is your ideal source for compassionate assistance as you transition from one phase of your life to the next.

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  • Roanoke Office
    320 Elm Avenue
    Roanoke, Virginia 24016
    Phone: 540-982-1700 Ext: 100
    Fax: 540-982-7032