Practice Areas

Amicable Family Law


At Viva Law Firm® , we're placing harmony at the forefront.

We understand that the traditional adversarial approach often leaves families shattered and drained. That's why our focus is on nurturing resolutions, not disputes.

We believe family matters deserve to be handled with sensitivity and care, steering clear of unnecessary battles. At Viva Law Firm® , we pride ourselves on focusing on uncontested cases and low-conflict scenarios, allowing us to harness our skills where it matters most.

Choosing the path of amicable family law means choosing respect, collaboration, and efficiency. We work diligently to minimize stress and streamline the process, ensuring you can embark on your next chapter with ease and clarity.

When you choose Viva Law Firm® , you're choosing a partner who’s not only committed to resolving family matters but also to preserving your well-being throughout the journey.

The Amicable Process Step-by-Step

Initial Consultation:

We begin by understanding your unique situation and goals, laying the foundation for a personalized approach.

Information Gathering:

We work with you to compile your financial information and other facts about your family and lifestyle.

Transparent Planning:

We map out a clear strategy, ensuring you're informed about the process and the steps ahead.

Negotiation & Agreement:

Through open dialogue and collaborative negotiations, we work toward agreements that align with your goals.

Document Drafting:

Our meticulous drafting ensures the legal framework reflects your decisions accurately and comprehensively.


With your approval, we finalize the necessary documents, setting the stage for the next chapter of your life.

Our unwavering focus on low conflict and uncontested cases ensures your transition is characterized by mutual understanding rather than strife.

We're here to offer support, guidance, and advice at every juncture, leading you toward a resolution that respects your unique circumstances.

Lauren also serves as a Guardian ad Litem in private family court actions.  Lauren enjoys this role the most as her job as a GAL is to assist the court in determining what is in the minor children’s best interests.  Lauren is happy to serve as a GAL in Charleston, Berkeley, or Dorchester County.

Committed to you

At Viva Law Firm® , our practice is firmly grounded in a set of core values that define our commitment to our clients and work.


Lauren Acquaviva, Attorney

“I am a lawyer who runs a client-centered practice. Whether my client is an individual, a small business, or a large business, I tailor my representation to best fit the needs of that specific client. Every client’s issue is unique, and I pride myself on helping my clients resolve all their issues as civilly and efficiently as possible. I look forward to helping you navigate the legal system.”