McKerns Law Office
Serving the Northern Neck of Virginia

Charles J. McKerns, Jr., Attorney at Law

Criminal & civil litigation attorney practicing in the Northern Neck (Northumberland Co., Lancaster Co., Richmond Co., Westmoreland Co.) and Essex County, Virginia. He also practices business, elder and real estate law, as listed on this page.

Criminal Litigation

(Felonies, Misdemeanors, Post-Conviction)
Assault, Malicious Wounding
Dog Issues
Drivers License Suspensions
Drug Offenses
Probation & Parole
Emergency Protective/Restraining Orders
Murder/Wrongful Death
Sexual Assault
Traffic Accidents/Violations
White Collar Crime

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Civil Litigation

Breach of Contract
Construction Disputes
Contracts, Debtor/Creditor
Landlord Issues
Personal Injury
Zoning, Planning & Land Use
Vacation Home Issues

Elder Law

Estate Litigation
Estate Planning
Guardianship & Conservatorship
Living Wills & Powers of Attorney
Wills & Trusts


6347 Northumberland Hwy. (Rt. 360), Heathsville, Northumberland Co., VA  22473

Business Law & Litigation

Business Formation / Dissolution
Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Homeowners Associations
Registered Agent
Small Business Law

Real Estate

Boundary Issues

Business Hours & Contact Information

Business Hours: Mon. - Fri. 10 am to 5pm.
Due to Mr. McKerns' court schedule, appointments are encouraged.
Call ahead for holiday schedules.
Mailing Address: McKerns Law Office,
PO Box 220, Heathsville, VA  22473
Telephone:  804-580-8225
Fax:  815-301-9801
Experience & Credentials:
Education: University of Richmond, T. C. Williams School of Law, Class of 1988, J.D.; Radford University, Class of 1984, B.S.
Associations & Memberships: Virginia State Bar Association, Admitted 1988; Northern Neck Bar Assoc.; Virginia State Bar (Member: Criminal Law, General Practice & Litigation Sections); 15th Judicial Circuit Bar Assoc. (V.P. 2000-01); Defender Commission for appointment in Capital Cases since 1995; Commissioner in Chancery since 2000; 25 years in representing clients in complex civil and criminal cases; Recipient, School American Jurisprudence Award for Virginia Civil Procedure in Fall of 1987; Staff Attorney, Virginia Legal Aid Society, 1989; Associate, Hudson Law Office, 1989-1991. Mr. McKerns began practicing in the Northern Neck in 1992.