DYGERT, WRIGHT, HOBBS & HEILBERG

A small client-centric law firm serving Central Virginia and beyond.

Let’s talk about what we can do for you.
Hablemos acerca de lo que podemos hacer por usted.

  • Commitment to Excellence

    At Dygert, Wright, Hobbs & Heilberg we put the needs of our clients first. We take pride in sharing a sense of purpose with our clients and take pleasure in giving valuable, timely, reliable and trusted legal advice.

  • Effective Communication

    Our five attorneys are experienced professionals, dedicated to providing excellent advice and representation throughout a variety of legal practice areas.

    We offer wide ranging experience, drawing on our work as counselors, attorneys, corporate and government executives, national firm lawyers, and active participants in government and community organizations.

  • Diverse Experience

    Our five attorneys are experienced professionals, dedicated to providing excellent advice and representation throughout a variety of legal practice areas. We offer wide ranging expertise, drawing on our work as counselors, attorneys, corporate and government executives, national firm lawyers and active participants in government and community organizations.

  • How Can We Help You?

    To address your specific concerns, we invite you to contact us to learn more about how the attorneys and legal professionals at Dygert, Wright, Hobbs & Heilberg can assist you.

    We are located at 415 4th Street, NE in Charlottesville, Virginia 22902.

    Call us! We can help.

  • Dedication to You

    Welcome to Dygert, Wright, Hobbs & Heilberg. We are a five attorney, client-centric, law firm serving Central Virginia and beyond. We partner with our clients to ensure accurate and beneficial legal representation.

    Dygert, Wright, Hobbs & Heilberg is dedicated to serving justice through ethics with each case that we represent.

Areas of Practice

DUI & TRAFFIC LAW

Dave Heilberg, Kelly Hobbs, and Leah Hernandez has substantial experience handing DUI (alcohol or drugs or both), reckless moving violations, suspended licenses, leaving the scene of an accident, illegal traffic stop cases and all matters involving the operation of motor vehicles on highways. Ms. Hernandez has developed a specialized experience with how these types of cases can potentially affect immigration concerns. La Lic. Leah Hernandez ha representado a gente en casos de tráfico e infracciones de menor gravedad desde el comienzo de su tiempo como abogada. Tiene bastante experiencia entendiendo como ese tipo de casos pueden afectar a la situación inmigratorio de la gente y las defensas especiales para casos tráficos cuando hay inmigrantes acusados.


GENERAL LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Various relationships in our lives give rise to disputes which require either litigation, arbitration or mediation to achieve a resolution. We are well equipped and experienced to assist you in such matters, including business disputes, construction litigation, trusts and estate litigation, real estate litigation, family law and guardianship and conservatorship matters. Each of our attorneys represents clients in federal and state courts in Virginia.


MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE

Whether you need assistance planning for a marriage by counseling and preparation of a prenuptial agreement or legal representation in negotiating a post nuptial agreement and terminating a marriage, Kelly A. Hobbs and Leah Hernandez have proven experience representing clients in this area.


ADMINISTRATION

Our attorneys provide legal services to and may agree to serve as executors or administrators of estates to assist families during the probate process.

EMINENT DOMAIN

If the Commonwealth of Virginia, a utility company or a school district takes some interest in your property for a public purpose, you are constitutionally entitled to just compensation for what has been taken. Joe Wright and Ralph Main represent property owners in condemnation proceedings in federal and state courts.


BUSINESS FORMATION

Whether clients start a new business or partner with other individuals in some enterprise, they may benefit from legal assistance determining how best to structure that business, in filing the necessary documents with the Virginia State Corporation Commission, and in drafting corporate documents. Ralph Main and Joe Wright routinely assist clients with business formation matters.


REAL ESTATE

Ralph Main, Kelly Hobbs, and Joe Wright attorneys prepare and review real estate sales agreements, our office handles residential and commercial real estate closings. We also advise and represent clients in partition suits, quiet title actions, boundary line disputes, enforcement of restrictive covenants, specific performance actions, landlord-tenant issues and other matters related to ownership interests in real estate.


PERSONAL INJURY

David Heilberg and Joe Wright handle personal injury cases resulting from automobile, truck, motorcycle and other accidents including those that are not motor vehicle related. If another party is clearly at fault, we will consider handling such cases on a percentage contingent fee basis (where our fee is a percentage of what is recovered from settlement or judgment).

CONSTRUCTION

Joe Wright and Ralph Main represent owners, contractors, architects and engineers in all aspects of construction projects, including the preparation of bid documents, contracts and subcontracts, working with construction lenders and surety companies, and the litigation and resolution of various claims and disputes, including delay claims, changed or defective work claims, nonpayment claims and claims on performance and payment bonds.


ESTATE PLANNING

We assist clients with the planning of their estates to ensure that their wishes for distribution of their assets will be carried out at their death in an efficient and economic manner, avoiding unnecessary taxes and administrative fees. We prepare wills, trusts, advanced medical directives, powers of attorney and other documents which assist our clients in planning for their lives and effectuating their intent for distributing their assets after death.


CUSTODY

Kelly A. Hobbs and Leah Hernandez routinely represent parents in child custody matters and Ms. Hobbs frequently serves as a Guardian ad litem appointed by the court to independently represent the interests of the children in custody proceedings.


CONTRACTS

Contracts are an inescapable part of life; real estate sales agreements and listing agreements, construction contracts, contracts for the purchase of personal property, asset purchase agreements for the sale of business assets, limited liability company operating agreements, corporate buy/sell agreements, leases, and prenuptial or postnuptial agreements. It is often better to consult an attorney before you sign a contract than after the fact. We can assist you in drafting and negotiating any kind of contract.

Online Resources

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To address your specific concerns we invite you to contact us to learn more about how our attorneys and legal professionals can assist you.

415 4th Street, NE

Charlottesville, VA 22902

(434) 979-5515