Family Law Services

Divorce

Divorce raises many questions during a challenging time, and our clients depend on us to provide solutions. The areas that need to be resolved in most matrimonial actions are division of property, alimony, and if there are children, custody and child support. Read More.

Custody and Visitation

Our attorneys have years of experience dealing with matters of child custody and visitation. We understand the importance of the relationship between you and your children. Child custody issues can involve parents, grandparents, social workers, judges, or guardians ad litem. Read More.

Child Support

In contested cases, child support is determined in two phases. In the first phase, child support can be obtained on an emergency or temporary basis. This stands until the second phase, in which a court has the opportunity to rule on custody and all other factors that go into determining an appropriate support award. Read More.

Alimony

We have extensive experience with the establishment, modification, and enforcement of alimony, also know as spousal support or spousal maintenance. We are adept at analyzing the factors considered by courts in determining the amount and duration of alimony. Read More.

Prenuptial & Postnuptial Agreements

Some couples wish to fix their respective rights and obligations by entering into a prenuptial or postnuptial agreement. Entering into such an agreement can protect an individual and provide greater certainty should the marriage terminate or upon the passing of one of the partners. Read More.

Adoptions

The Virginia adoption process is complex. Whether adopting a step-child, adopting directly from a birth parent, or working with an adoption agency, adoptive parents need to make sure that they comply with all the formalities. Read More.

Litigation

The backbone of a successful negotiation in any company is the ability to have your position expertly presented to a court when necessary. We have experience representing our clients before all local, state and federal courts in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Read More.