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Wayne E. Holcomb

Wayne E. Holcomb

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  • Virginia
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Biography

Let me be the first to welcome you to Holcomb Law. Our firm is devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, and I have written several articles and e-books on a variety of topics, including divorce, child custody, mediation, reckless driving, DUI defense, criminal defense and expungement of criminal records. We will provide this information to you, free of charge. Contact us any time to schedule your initial strategy meeting with one of our experienced attorneys. You might not be happy now, probably not, but I can almost guarantee that you will be happy with your Counsel here.

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Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders
    Criminal Law
    Criminal Appeals, Drug Crimes, Expungement, Fraud, Gun Crimes, Internet Crimes, Sex Crimes, Theft, Violent Crimes
    Divorce
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Business Arbitration, Consumer Arbitration, Family Arbitration
    DUI & DWI
    Personal Injury
    Animal & Dog Bites, Brain Injury, Car Accidents, Construction Accidents, Motorcycle Accidents, Truck Accidents
    Traffic Tickets
    Suspended License
    Domestic Violence
    Domestic Violence Criminal Defense, Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
    Estate Planning
    Guardianship & Conservatorship Estate Administration, Health Care Directives, Trusts, Wills
    Juvenile Law
Additional Practice Area
  • Reckless Driving Defense
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    We offer free consultations for criminal, traffic, and personal injury matters. We do have a consultation fee for family law, support, and mediation matters.
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Diners, Debit Cards.
  • Contingent Fees
    In certain types of cases, we will work on a contingency basis.
  • Rates, Retainers and Additional Information
    In certain circumstances, we will agree to work for you on a flat fee basis. Ask us to explain this new approach to legal representation. It may work for you. We have partnered with a well-established local finance company who will discuss with you financing your lawsuit or defense for an affordable monthly payment. This has proven to be a very valuable tool for clients.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Virginia
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Owner
HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
- Current
Managing Partner
Holcomb & Carmines, P.C.
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Founder
Poquoson Law Group, P.C.
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Associate Attorney
Pender & Coward, P.C.
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Pilot, Legal Officer
U.S. Navy
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Education
Regent University School of Law
J.D. (2008) | Litigation
- present
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Old Dominion University
MBA (2001) | Business Admin/Dispute Resolution
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Oral Roberts University
B.A. | Literature
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Baker University
Pre-medicine
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Awards
Inc. 5000 Series D.C. Metro
Inc Magazine
Holcomb Law is #238 on this year’s Inc. 5000 Series D.C. Metro list.
2020 Best of Yorktown
Yorktown Award Program
Best of Family Law, Criminal Law, Mediation - Peninsula
2020 Daily Press Choice Awards
Best of Family Law, Criminal Law, Mediation - Peninsula
2019 Daily Press Choice Awards
Best Workplaces
Inc Magazine
Holcomb Law is one of the highest-scoring businesses, with standout employee engagement
Businesses with Fun and Fulfilling Company Cultures/BEST PLACES TO WORK AWARDS
CoVa Biz Magazine
Best of Family Law, Criminal Law, Mediation - Peninsula
2018 Daily Press Choice Awards
Rising Star
SuperLawyers
Rising Star
SuperLawyers
Legal Elite
Virginia Business Magazine
Best of Family Law, Criminal Law, Mediation - Peninsula
2017 Daily Press Choice Awards
Rising Star
SuperLawyers
Family Law and Criminal Defense
2016 Daily Press Choice Awards
Client Satisfaction Award--2nd Consecutive Year
American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Client Satisfaction Award
American Institute of Criminal Defense Attorneys
Lifetime Member
Trial Masters
Family Law and Criminal Defense
2015 Daily Press People's Choice Awards.
Premier 100 in Virginia
American Academy of Trial Lawyers
Family Law Book Award Class of 2008
Regent University School of Law
Hampton Roads Military Volunteer of the Year
VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads
Meritorious Service Medal
U.S. Navy
Three Navy Commendation Medals
U.S. Navy
Professional Associations
Regent University
Adjunct Professor
- Current
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Trial Masters
Lifelong Member
- Current
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American Academy of Trial Attorneys
Premier 100 Virginia
- Current
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Poquoson City School Board
Member
- Current
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Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
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National College for DUI Defense
Member
- Current
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American Association of Premier DUI Attorneys
Member
- Current
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Court Appointed Special Advocates Newport News (CASA)
Board President
- Current
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Virginia Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Member
- Current
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Newport News Bar Association
Member
- Current
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York/Poquoson Bar Association
Member
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Virginia State Bar
Attorney
- Current
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York/Poquoson Bar Association
President
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SuperLawyers
Rising Star
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Kiwanis, Poquoson Chapter
Member
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Conflict Resolution Center, Norfolk, Virginia
Board Member
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Publications
Articles & Publications
Book: How Much Trouble Am I In Now?! (The Shocking Truth About Reckless Driving in Virginia)
Create Space Publishing
Child Custody 101: What Are My Rights As a Custodial Parent?
Expungement in Virginia: Why Do I Care?
Charged with a Crime in Virginia: What do I do Now?
1800criminaldefense.com
Top Five Reasons You Might Need a Family Law Attorney
The Five Essential Tips for Avoiding an Ugly Divorce
attorneyholcomb.com
Speaking Engagements
You Matter Saturday, Yorktown, Virginia
Holcomb Law
You Matter Saturday is a recurring monthly seminar that offers the public the opportunity to learn about the process of divorce, custody, mediation, and support issues while also allowing the chance to ask questions regarding their specific matter. This is an alternative to an expensive family law consultation. This seminar occurs monthly on Saturday to accommodate busy work schedules.
Challenges in Military Divorce, Mediation Training Bananza, Norfolk, VA
Conflict Resolution Center, Norfolk, Virginia
Training for non-attorney mediators in the peculiarities of military divorce.
Certifications
Virginia General Mediator--Certified 2004
Virginia Suprembe Court Program
Virginia Family Mediator--Certified 2004
Virginia Supreme Court Program
Virginia Mediator Mentor
Virginia Supreme Court Program
Websites & Blogs
Website
attorneyholcomb.com | Holcomb Law, P.C.
Blog
Blog | Holcomb Law, P.C.
Legal Answers
34 Questions Answered
Q. My ex and I agree to modify the morality clause to set a timeline of 6 months in a relationship before overnight stays.
A: Unfortunately, probably not. There is a procedure that one must follow involving a Motion to Amend, but sometimes before that, we lawyers might have to file something to get the matter "before the court" A court cannot rule on something that's not rightfully in its view--even a Consent Order. Maybe your case is open, and maybe it's not, but there must be an open case for a court to take something up. It must have proper jurisdiction somehow. There are many factors that are important in this discussion. My advice is to involve a lawyer to get this done well and right. There is not a lot of work involved in what you are suggesting, so I do not think the cost will be overwhelming. My best to you all.
Q. I got married abroad. When I immigrated to the U.S. in 1994, my wife did not come. Lost touch, can I get a divorce?
A: Very unusual and interesting question. The answer is yes, and we have worked through one of these before here in my firm. Would take too long to outline the process on this site. Contact a good family law firm, and they will be able to help. My best to you.
Q. In VA. Divorce- Complaint ent to def. by sheriff and was posted. Def. gave no response after 21 days...what do I do now?
A: If you have verification that the Complaint was served by the Sheriff, it is possible that the certificate of service from the Sheriff did not make it to the Judge's file? Or was there question about the address? There is also a general requirement to follow posted service with a mailing. Without more information, it is difficult to understand why the service wasn't accepted. That aside, you are allowed have the Complaint served again--this time perhaps by a private process server and served to the defendant personally. Our best to you.
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Contact & Map
HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
501 Village Avenue
Suite 104
Yorktown/Newport News, VA 23693
Telephone: (757) 656-1000
Fax: (757) 645-0210
Monday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Friday: 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM (Today)
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
400 City Hall Ave
Suite B
Poquoson, VA 23662
Notice: By appointment only.
HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
29 S Mallory Street
Suite 206
Hampton, VA 23663
Telephone: (757) 260-5996
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HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
468 Investors Place
Suite 202A
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Telephone: (757) 317-1000
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HOLCOMB LAW, P.C.
11815 Fountain Way
Suite 300
Newport News, VA 23606
Telephone: (757) 525-2424
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