Contract Drafting & Negotiating
Divorce (Contested and Uncontested)
Custody & Visitation
Support (Child & Spousal)
Agreements (Premarital, Martial, and Separation Agreements)
Post-Divorce Litigation & Show Cause Proceedings
Wills, Trusts, & Estates
Criminal and Traffic Defense
Cherish Hadley is the founder and Managing Attorney at Hadley Law, PLC. She draws on over 10 years of diverse litigation experience to bring practical and case-specific solutions to all of her clients. Cherish’s goal in handling her cases is to make a difficult situation better for her clients. When custody is an issue, she keeps the best interests of the children as her priority. When complex financial issues arise, Cherish strives to provide her clients with strategic, realistic, solution-focused advice.
Cherish is a native of Iowa. She graduated from University of Iowa with a Bachelor’s of Arts degree. She also participated in the Division I Varsity Women's Rowing and received the Athletic Department Award for Academic Excellence.
She went on to obtain her law degree from Regent University School of Law in 2008. While in law school, she served on the Dean's Board of Student Advisors and was the International Law Society President.
When she is not helping her clients or managing the firm, Cherish can be found spending time with her three beautiful children. She is also actively involved in her church.
Virginia State Bar, 2008-Present
Honors and Awards
Firm rated “10 Best Law Firm for Client Satisfaction” 2016-2017 and 2018-2019 by the American Institute of Family Law Attorneys
Firm Three Best Rated “Top 3 Immigration Lawyers in Virginia Beach” 2015
Avvo Rating “Superb” Top Divorce Attorney
Virginia State Bar, Member (Family Law Section)
Virginia Beach Bar Association, Member
American Bar Association, Member
Norfolk Portsmouth Bar Association, 2010-2014
Board of Advisers for Legal Studies at South University, 2013-2018
Regent University Law School, J.D., 2008
University of Iowa, B.A., 2002