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Civil Litigation Attorneys Representing Virginia Small Businesses and Individuals

Helping Virginia Beach clients for more than 35 years

Denton & Denton Attorneys at Law has effectively advocated for our clients in the Virginia civil courts since 1980. Our attorneys are truly committed to our clients, to justice and to success in every case we accept. We are determined to reach the results you want in the most efficient and cost-effective manner possible in your civil litigation claim.

Divorce and family law litigation

Divorce is filled with immense challenges and uncertainties. Having the right team behind you can ease the stress and give you confidence that your relationship with your children will remain strong and that your financial resources will be secured. Our divorce attorneys focus on reaching your goals in divorce regarding child custody, child support, spousal support and division of your marital property.

Aviation and maritime accident cases

Plane, helicopter and boating accidents are almost always serious and often deadly. Personal injury and wrongful death lawsuits involving aircraft and water vessels are governed by complex federal and Virginia statutes, making them some of the most complicated cases to undertake. We have unique insight into maritime and aviation injuries. Our team of experienced litigators includes a former Vietnam helicopter pilot who has practiced aviation litigation for 35 years.

Resolving employment law disputes

Your right to a discrimination-free workplace is protected by substantial federal and Virginia legislation. You also have the right to complain about discrimination and harassment without fear of retribution from your employer. With our extensive Title VII experience and our determination to help workers, we pursue damages for your losses. We also help you resolve workplace disputes — such as breach of employment contracts or wage and hour issues.

Personal injury, medical malpractice and wrongful death

When you retain Denton & Denton Attorneys at Law to handle your personal injury claim, you can expect to be treated with compassion and dignity. You should also expect us to zealously pursue the maximum possible compensation for your injuries. This combination of personal attention to our clients and aggressive pursuit of justice brings results. We have won numerous multimillion dollar verdicts and settlements for personal injury and wrongful death resulting from maritime accidents, aviation crashes, automobile collisions and medical malpractice.

Learn how our attorneys can help you get the results you want in your Virginia civil litigation claim

To file an effective claim in the Virginia civil litigation courts, call Denton & Denton Attorneys at Law at 757-215-4818 or contact us online to schedule an appointment.

Virginia State Bar Disclaimer
Every Legal Matter Is Different. The Outcome Of Each Legal Case Depends Upon Many Factors, Including The Facts Of The Case, And No Attorney Can Guarantee A Positive Result In Any Particular Case. The Outcome Of Every Case Will Depend On A Variety Of Factors Unique To Each Case And Case Results Depicted Here Do Not Guarantee Or Predict A Similar Result In Any Future Case.
Prior Cases
  • "Jury awards $3 million in wrongful death murder trial. "

  • "Jury awards $1,200,000 in legal malpractice case"

  • "Denton recognized for two of Virginia's top million dollar-plus verdicts "

  • "WAVY ordered to pay $1.2m for defaming couple "

  • "Student scores $5m jury verdict for libel"

  • "Federal jury awards event planners $600,000 each "

  • "Attorney, firm hit with $420,000 verdict"

Client Testimonials
  • "Jerry, You are an incredible man. Your intelligence and strength were the foundation of our fight. Because of you we have a restored sense of self worth...- Read All"

  • "Dear Mr. Awesome, Champion of the Underdog: No words seem adequate to the occasion. I am just thrilled for you and your very deserving clients. Congratulations! "

  • "It's nice to know that there are still people like you in this world that are not afraid to go against the grain of society and are willing to stick there neck out for somebody else because of their belief in that person. "

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    Due to the nature of our case, my family attorney was not qualified to represent us so he sent us to see Mr. Denton. Jake's calm, friendly and professional demeanor seemingly took the other side off guard and we won our case with minimal drama. I wou...

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    5.0/5.0

    I was referred to Jake Denton by one of his law school classmates who practices law in Staunton, VA. I was being sued by a business in Virginia Beach. I’m not going into particulars but I could not be happier with the results that Jake produced. A ...

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    I was referred to Jerry Denton after meeting with several other personal injury attorneys. I knew immediately after meeting with him, this was who I wanted in my corner. Mr. Denton is personable and compassionate with his clients, yet a very skil...

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    I was represented by Mr. Jeremiah Denton in a complex case spanning over two years involving custody of children, a veteran, complex mental health issues, financial issues and much more. The outcome I sought was very rarely granted in the state of Vi...

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    Jake was extremely hardworking

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