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Carmelou G. Aloupas

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Chesapeake, VA

Aloupas Law
220 Mt. Pleasant Road, Suite 102
Chesapeake, VA 23322
Phone: 757-707-8560
Fax: 757-257-0795
Selected to Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020
Licensed in Virginia Since: 2010
Practice Areas: Family Law, Criminal Defense
Attorney Profile

Attorney Carmelou G. Aloupas is the founder and owner of Aloupas Law, which has offices in Chesapeake and Hampton, Virginia. A highly rated and award-winning attorney, Ms. Aloupas serves clients throughout the state who are dealing with serious and complex legal challenges involving any of the following:

• Family law and divorce, including child custody and support, spousal support, property division, modifications and enforcements, and other related areas

• Civil and criminal appeals

An attorney since 2010, Ms. Aloupas has earned a reputation as one of the region's leading family law and criminal defense lawyers. Personable and responsive, she takes the time to fully understand her clients' needs so that she can more effectively help them protect their rights and interests and achieve the most favorable outcomes possible for their situations.

A 1991 graduate of Athens State University, Ms. Aloupas earned her Master of Science in criminal justice from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000. She then attended Regent University School of Law, where she obtained her Juris Doctor in 2010. That same year, the Virginia State Bar admitted her to practice, and she is also admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia.  In 2018. Ms. Aloupas was admitted to the State Bar of Texas.

An accomplished author and speaker, Ms. Aloupas has written extensively and conducted numerous lectures and seminars on a variety of legal topics, and she maintains an active presence in her legal community, as evidenced by her memberships with several local, state and national bar associations.

Recognized for her impeccable professionalism and exceptional legal abilities, Ms. Aloupas has received a number of awards and honors throughout her career, and she holds top ratings from Avvo in the areas of family law, criminal defense and appeals. In addition, Coastal Virginia Magazine voted her a Top Lawyer in 2015, and she has been selected as a Rising Star with Super Lawyers in 2018, 2019, and 2020.   Most recently, Virginia Business Magazine named her one of its Legal Elite in 2022.  

Practice Areas
  • 90%Family Law
  • 10%Criminal Defense
Focus Areas

Alimony & Spousal Support, Child Support, Custody & Visitation, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Name Change, Paternity, Prenuptial Agreements, Marital Property, Same Sex Family Law, Father's Rights, Assault & Battery, Drug & Alcohol Violations, Failure to Pay Child Support, Misdemeanor, Criminal Domestic Violence


3 Years Rising Stars
  • Rising Stars: 2018 - 2020

About Carmelou G. Aloupas

First Admitted: 2010, Virginia

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Bar/Professional Activity

  • Norfolk-Portsmouth Bar Association, member
  • Chesapeake Bar Association, Member, 2014
  • American Bar Association, Family Law Section
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia
  • Virginia Women Attorneys Association - State Treasurer, Immediate Past President, Hampton Roads Chapter
  • Virginia Beach Bar Association, Member, 2016
  • Virginia State Bar
  • Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Family Law Section
  • James Kent American Inn of Court, Member, 2009-Present
  • Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section
  • Greater Peninsula Women's Bar Association, Member, 2017

Educational Background

  • Athens State College, Bachelor of Science, Honors: Criminal Justice, 1991
  • Virginia Commonwealth University, Master of Science, Honors: Criminal Justice, 2000


  • Top Lawyer, Coastal Virginia Magazine, 2015


  • Texas State Bar, Family Law Section, 2018

Other Outstanding Achievements

  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2020
  • Virginia Business Legal Elite, 2022
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2019
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Office Location for Carmelou G. Aloupas

220 Mt. Pleasant Road
Suite 102
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Phone: 757-707-8560

Fax: 757-257-0795

Last Updated: 5/18/2022

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