Robert Wayne Partin

Robert Wayne Partin: Attorney with Sands Anderson PC


Robert Partin is a member of our Litigation and Business groups. Rob offers clear and supportive guidance in family law matters and serves business owners with astute legal advice. He handles pre-marital agreements, separation agreements, and divorce cases with diligence and attention to detail. As a friend in business, Rob has helped contractors navigate construction law with efficiency and strength.

When supporting families, Rob represents high-net-worth individuals in divorce and related matters, such as spousal support, equitable distribution, child support, custody, and visitation. He understands the unique and complex legal needs of affluent clientele and provides the tailored collaboration and in-depth knowledge that helps foster meaningful outcomes. At every step, Rob serves with thoughtfulness, care, and respect for the emotional states at stake in family law.

As a former Marine officer, Rob also brings first-hand insights when addressing the specific challenges faced by military families. He offers complete consultative support on divorce and entitlements to military benefits, including retirement.

Rob also draws on his prior experience as a contractor to support clients in construction law matters. He has offered guidance to owners, architects, subcontractors, and suppliers in disputes related to private and government contracts. Whether in need of business guidance or family law support, Rob can help you look forward, stay on track, and come out ahead.


•AV rated (highest possible rating)
•Super Lawyers in Family Law, 2011 - Present
•Virginia Business magazine Legal Elite in Family Law/Domestic Relations
2010 - 2017


News by Robert W. Partin

•Will Marital Fault Affect Spousal Support?
•If I Retire, Will My Spousal Support Be Reduced?
•Your Social Media Presence and Activity During Divorce
•The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and Spousal Support: Dividing a Smaller Pie
•2016 Legislative Changes to Virginia Family Law
•Valuing professional practices in Virginia divorces

News About Robert W. Partin

•Conversations with Sands Anderson: New Tax Law Changes
•Thirty-Three Sands Anderson Lawyers Named to 2017 Virginia Business Legal Elite
•Highlights from the 2017 VCU Real Estate Trends Conference in Richmond, Virginia
•Twenty-One Sands Anderson attorneys included in 2017 Super Lawyers list
•Thirty-One Sands Anderson Lawyers Named to 2016 Virginia Business Legal Elite
•Twenty-One Sands Anderson Attorneys Included in 2016 Super Lawyers List
•Robert Partin Joins Sands Anderson Law Firm
•Sands Anderson Speaking Engagements Through December 2015

Favorite Book

•Atlas Shrugged
by Ayn Rand

Professional Highlights

•Represented clients in family law matters before Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court, Circuit Courts, Virginia Court of Appeals, and Virginia Supreme Court
•Represented stay-at-home mothers who have survived domestic violence in difficult and emotionally charged custody and visitation cases.
•Represented a national roofing contractor in a dispute regarding the installation of custom metal and membrane roofs
•Represented a local electrical contractor in a sub-subcontractor installation dispute

Areas of Practice (6)

  • Real Estate
  • Family & Divorce
  • Litigation
  • Business Litigation
  • Privately Held & Small Business
  • Commercial Real Estate

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
(804) 783-7232  Phone
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 1998, Richmond, VA 23219-3500
University Attended:
Duke University, B.A.
Law School Attended:
University of Richmond, J.D., magna cum laude; T.C. Williams School of Law
Year of First admission:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit; U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia; Virginia; U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia

Professional Affiliations

•Virginia State Bar
•Metropolitan Richmond Family Law Bar Association
•Richmond Bar Association
•Chesterfield County Bar Association
•Virginia Trial Lawyers Association
•The Lewis F. Powell, Jr. Inn of Court

U.S. Marine Corps, 1984-1988
Birth Information:
Richmond, Virginia, January 27, 1962
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express
  • Free Initial Consultation
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Peer Reviews

    Client Reviews

    • 5.0/5.0 (1 review)
    • 100% (1 recommendation)
    • Communication

    • Responsiveness

    • Quality of Service

    • Value for Money

    • Recommended 5.0/5.0 Rated on 10/19/10 in Family Law.

      Without ever being unprofessional in any way, Mr. Partin demonstrated genuine and sincere interest in my personal well-being as well as more than competent legal representation at a very difficult time.

      Without ever being unprofessional in any way, Mr. Partin demonstrated genuine and sincere interest in my personal well-being as well as more than competent legal representation at a very difficult time. Read less

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      Bank of America Center , 1111 East Main Street, Suite 2400
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