Suitland, Maryland Family Lawyers

Kevin W. Smit
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Experienced & Dedicated Lawyer! Fighting for Families!

I provide legal knowledge and skill to help those with family law matters. I am dedicated to vigorously advocating for your family’s rights and interests! Visit my website for information. Read More »
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LaSheena M. Williams
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Maryland Family Law Attorney

LaSheena Williams is currently an attorney practicing in Rockville, Maryland. She focuses on family law, estate planning, and personal injury litigation. She represents clients in trial courts, mediations, and hearings... Read More »
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Robin Rucker Gaillard Esq.
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Maryland Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience

My philosophy is a guiding principle in my law practice and I apply it in every facet of serving my clients. My practice is an extension of that philosophy as I help clients problem solve when they are in the throes of a... Read More »
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Suitland, MD Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(301) 952-9000 5819 Allentown Road, , MD 20746
Suitland, MD 20746
Family
Dr. John Christopher Belcher
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Oxon Hill, MD Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(301) 749-7306 6188 Oxon Hill Road
Suite 811
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Free ConsultationFamily, Civil Rights, Criminal and Divorce
Tulane University
30 years experience as lawyer--10 years as a federal prosecutor employed by Tax Division of the United States Department of Justice and 20 years as solo practitioner in Oxon Hill, Maryland concentrating in family law, criminal law, tort law (including personal injury/auto accidents), civil rights, business counseling & litigation, and appeals. Reasonable fees and very high rate of satisfaction among former clients.
Darryl Kelley
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Temple Hills, MD Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(301) 449-6200 6944 Allentown Rd
Temple Hills, MD 20748
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Janelle Ryan-Colbert Esq.
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(301) 576-6200 9450 Marlboro Pike, Suite 5
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Family, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Mondre Hopson Kornegay
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Temple Hills, MD Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(240) 353-5511 7114 Westchester Dr
Temple Hills, MD 20748
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Michael Barrett
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National Harbor, MD Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(800) 400-2350 137 National Plaza
National Harbor, MD 20745
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
I have been practicing family law and personal injury in the state of Maryland since 2003. I have helped many families deal with the heart ache of divorce and custodial issues related to divorce...helped clients deal with loss of income, transportation, and life activities due to being injured in a car crash. How may I help you?
Neveen H. Kurtom
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(443) 741-2567 Suite 100
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Baltimore School of Law
Jessica Elena Charles
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(240) 561-9224 9701 Apollo Dr
Suite 401
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Family
American University Washington College of Law
Ms. Charles has expertise and experience in family law, wills, trusts and estates, and business law.

She has handled complex family law cases concerning issues of: divorce, alimony, marital property, custody, visitation/access, parental alienation, modification of existing orders, contempt proceedings, protective order proceedings, and child support issues.

In the corporate realm, she works with small and mid-sized companies and assisting them in setting up their business entities as well as representing them in contract negotiations and many other business-related tasks.

Finally, her community involvement is of the utmost importance to her; she believes serving people makes her a better and more effective...
Stephanie Moran
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(240) 764-5302 9500 Arena Drive
Suite 430
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Maryland - Baltimore
Martine A. Jean
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Hyattsville, MD Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(240) 505-5391 PO Box 223
Hyattsville, MD 20781
Family, Business, Criminal and Estate Planning
University of Baltimore School of Law
Robin Rucker Gaillard Esq.
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Largo, MD Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(301) 363-2933 1401 Mercantile Ln
#105
Largo, MD 20774
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
University of Baltimore School of Law
My philosophy is a guiding principle in my law practice and I apply it in every facet of serving my clients. My practice is an extension of that philosophy as I help clients problem solve when they are in the throes of a crisis. My philosophy also guides me when I am helping clients to avoid a future crisis through strategic planning and when I help them set priorities to mitigate the impact of a future problem.

Attorney Robin Rucker Gaillard is adept at the law and her ability to listen closely and to provide strong counsel along with a solid...
Reginald Morris Sealey
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(866) 952-8809 14412 Old Mill Road #101
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
LCDR Reginald M. Sealey, USCG (Ret) Immediate Past President, Prince George’s County Chapter MOAA LCDR Sealey is born and raised in Augusta, Georgia. He is a 1974 NROTC graduate of The Citadel, The Military College of South Carolina, with a BA degree in History. He led a Cadet Platoon, played on the Basketball team, achieved the Dean’s List, won the Kelly Award while a cadet Sargent in H Company, and was a member of the 1974 Summerall Guards. He was first commissioned a second lieutenant United States Marine Corps and served on active duty as a communications...
Zionne Akpan
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(301) 358-6563 9701 Apollo Drive, Suite 301
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Family, Collections, Divorce and Juvenile
Boston University
Attorney Akpan has been in practice for 19 years, and there is no substitute for experience. At the Law Offices of Zionne Akpan, we put our knowledge and experience to work for you. When you trust your legal needs to us, you will have experienced, aggressive, and professional advocates on your side. We give each client the personal and individualized attention they deserve, and we are experienced at resolving the most serious and complicated legal problems. We ensure that our clients understand the legal process and provide them with the information they need to make informed...
Letoria Knight
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(301) 627-7461 14513 Main Street, Suite C
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and DUI
Letoria G. Knight is a graduate of Howard University School of Law, a former law clerk to a Prince George's County Circuit Court Judge, and a former Assistant State's Attorney for Prince George's County. Originally from the gulf coast area, Letoria Knight obtained a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Louisiana State University. She subsequently worked as a project engineer. Letoria Knight also holds a M.S. in Management from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. And has previously worked as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Geralyn Lawrence
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(301) 925-2525 9701 Apollo Drive
Suite 301
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774
Family and Divorce
Temple University Beasley School of Law
Nakia Gray
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Largo, MD Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
(301) 358-3980 9701 Apollo Drive
Suite 100
Largo, MD 20774
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Howard University School of Law
Theresa Marie Regner
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(301) 495-3131 9726 Wyman Way
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Family
Dr. Kez Ugbor Gabriel
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Glenarden, MD Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(301) 254-6970 1435 10th St
Glenarden, MD 20706
Family, Insurance Claims, Medical Malpractice and Nursing Home
Charles Walton
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Fort Washington, MD Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(301) 292-8357 10905 Fort Washington Rd
Fort Washington, MD 20744
Family, Divorce, Employment and Estate Planning
Jewell Parker
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Attorney
(888) 411-9340 P.O. Box 717
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
The Parker Firm is a boutique law firm dedicated to advancing the goals and objectives of its clients. The firm handles a wide range of matters and prides itself on client service and sensitivity to each clients individual needs. We look forward to working with you.
Ms. Raquel Simone White
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Largo, MD Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(301) 513-0599 1300 Mercantile Lane
Suite 139
Largo, MD 20774
Family, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Howard University School of Law
James Eric Gibson
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Upper Marlboro, MD Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(301) 627-6360 P.O. Box 1658
2905-A Old Largo Road
Upper Marlboro, MD 20773
Family and Divorce
Angel Mercedes Murphy
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Oxon Hill, MD Family Law Lawyer
(240) 493-9116 6710 Oxon Hill Road Suite 210
Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Family
Jumoke F Oladapo
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Greenbelt, MD Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(301) 533-8600 6305 Ivy Lane
Suite 605
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Family, Divorce and Immigration
University of Baltimore School of Law
You will get a personalized quality legal consultation or representation you deserve when you choose my services at Ivylaw. I am the Manging Attorney at Ivylaw Law Office, Greenbelt, Maryland. I am Passionate about helping my clients, both individuals and companies to navigate successfully through the system of U.S immigration and nationality law. My services enable my client to realize their immigration desires and intents, and help them become suceesful contributing members of the society in the United States. Being an immigrant, I know, feel and understand your immigration needs and I am commited to providing successful immigration solutions...
Heather Renee McCabe
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(301) 888-6945 6701 Democracy One Plaza Loop
#300
Bethesda, MD 20817
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Heather McCabe is an accomplished litigator, mediator, and parenting coordinator. She enjoys working closely with clients to help them achieve their goals for both themselves and their children. She has taught both at Georgetown University Law School and American University's Washington College of Law. She exclusively practices in the area of family law (including divorce, separation, child support, domestic violence, and child custody).
Sandra V. Guzman-Salvado
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(301) 340-1911 6301 Ivy Lane
Ste 700
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Greenbelt, MD Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Sandra Guzma- Salvado is a bi-lingual family law attorney, mediator, Best Interest Attorney for Children, and Parent Coordinator.

Sandra represents individuals in cases involving child custody, divorce, child support, and access in Maryland. She is often appointed to represent children in contested custody matters.

Legal disputes may be resolved through negotiation, litigation, mediation, or collaborative practice.

Sandra's focus has always been family law because it is what she finds most rewarding. It is an area of law where her patience, reflective listening skills, and ability to sympathize is helpful.
June Marie Marshall
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Silver Spring , MD Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(301) 717-9261 336 Legato Terrace
Silver Spring , MD 20901
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Employment
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
My passion has always been to help people. To this end, I focus my practice on mediation, family law, and labor and employment law (including Federal employment law). Acting as a mediator, I help parties resolve their disputes amicably without extensive litigation. However, mediation is not always the best method for everyone. In those instances, I provide legal representation. My goal is to help people resolve their disputes through mediation or litigation, whichever is appropriate.
David Marquardt
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Rockville, MD Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(301) 603-3480 11810 Grand Park Avenue
Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20852
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
University of Miami School of Law
My journey to becoming the owner and founder of Wayside Legal came out of an intense sense of justice and a desire to stand up for people who cannot stand up for themselves. I started Wayside Legal for you. Every day, the firm is devoted to serving clients and the community with enthusiasm and value. Your case isn’t just a legal event but a complete and total life transition, so I strive to be a concierge that can address any and all of the issues you may face.

I am a veteran attorney licensed in Maryland, D.C. and Virginia, handling all...
Anne (Jan) W. White
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Lawyer with 46 years experience
(301) 656-8850 7735 Old Georgetown Road Suite 1100
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family and Divorce
Stanford University
Anne (Jan) W. White, with over 30 years of legal experience in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Virginia, is a Fellow in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers and was named to the 2013 Best Lawyers in America in Family Law and in Collaborative Law and to 2013 Super Lawyers. She attended Stanford Law School and is a magna cum laude graduate of Duke University, where she was also an Angier B. Duke scholar and Phi Beta Kappa member. Ms. White’s diverse background prepared her to resolve complex divorce issues involving taxes, retirement benefits, trusts, businesses, and related financial...
Valerie E Anias
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Annapolis, MD Family Law Lawyer
(410) 919-1790 PO Box 590
Annapolis, MD 21140
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Landlord Tenant
University of Baltimore School of Law
Valerie E. Anias is a founding member of ERA Law Group, LLC. She leads the family law, estate litigation, and mediation sections of the firm’s practice in Annapolis, Maryland. Val brings compassion, understanding, and thoroughness to the table when taking on a case. She is passionate about assisting underrepresented individuals and advocates for her clients irrespective of their gender, race, sexual orientation, family status, etc. Whether the issue involves a child custody dispute, divorce, adoption, or conflicts in an Estate, Val’s approach provides her clients with top notch legal representation and ensures that her clients’ rights...
David Bach
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Rockville, MD Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(301) 738-7655 1401 Rockville Pike
Suite 650
Rockville, MD 20852
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
Hamline University School of Law
I have 23 years experience representing parties in divorce, custody, child support, visitation, paternity, and guardianship matters. My goal is to plan for trial from the initial client meeting forward, while at the same time attempting to construct a reasonable settlement for my clients either directly with the other party or through mediation. I was certified as a Collaborative Practitioner March 2011. In addition to representing clients locally, Mr. Bach has extensive experience representing clients involved in international family disputes including divorce, child custody, division of property and family assets, as well as retirement benefits. He has successfully handled...
Eshigo P. Okasili
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Burtonsville, MD Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(301) 452-4929 15324 Spencerville Court, Suite 201
Burtonsville, MD 20866
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Immigration
William Mitchell College of Law
In the first half of my legal education, I worked full-time, attended law school part-time and volunteered with African American Family Services and Legal Aid (both in Minneapolis, MN). In the second half of my legal education, I attended law school full-time, worked part- time and volunteered as a student attorney (under the supervision of licensed attorneys). I had my first two children while a law student and graduated from William Mitchell College of Law in St. Paul, MN in January 2003. After my graduation, I devoted my time to raising my young children and assisting my husband with his...
Lisa Seltzer Becker
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(240) 507-1780 4800 Montgomery Lane
9th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Education
American University Washington College of Law
I began practicing law in 1996. Since then, I have helped many clients in Maryland and the District of Columbia with their family law issues, including high-conflict divorces, custody cases involving special needs children, and premarital and postmarital agreements. I am an experienced litigator, but is also a trained Collaborative practitioner and trained mediator.

For the last twelve years I have also represented numerous students and families in education matters, including school discipline in public and private schools, and campus sexual assault, Title IX cases and academic misconduct cases at the college level.
Hadrian Hatfield
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Potomac, MD Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(301) 230-6575 12505 Park Potomac Avenue
Suite 600
Potomac, MD 20854
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and International
Faculte de Droit, Nice, France, Vanderbilt University Law School and University of Central Arkansas
Hadrian N. Hatfield represents clients who want creative, informed, and thoughtful solutions to complex family law problems. His in-depth knowledge and extensive experience ranges from cases with high-stakes and strong emotions to interstate and international situations. Mr. Hatfield is fluent in French and has worked on international law issues at the U.S. Department of State. Local and overseas clients often consult him on international family law matters such as: •International Pre-Nuptial Agreements; •Divorce litigation in two countries at the same time; •Foreign located marital assets; •International alimony and child support issues; and •Custody and visitation rights in...
Marc A. Isaacs
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Silver Spring, MD Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
3801 International Drive
Suite 208
Silver Spring, MD 20906
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Landlord Tenant
American University Washington College of Law
We are a full service law firm offering customized legal solutions. Our firm represents clients in all aspects of family law, including complex marital dissolution actions, high conflict custody matters, paternity, and non-marital cohabitation cases. We also represent clients in Landlord & Tenant matters, along with a number of other practice areas. We understand that the most successful settlements result from intense trial preparation. Our firm works tirelessly in achieving advantageous results for our clients. We have represented a wide range of individuals, and understand that each client has their own unique circumstances that require creative and customized legal solutions....
Regina DeMeo
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(240) 621-0559 4550 Montgomery Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
The George Washington University Law School
For over 18 years, I have focused on helping families in the DC Area with family law issues, including prenups, separation agreements, divorce, custody, support, and property division. The past 10 years, I have also provided mediation and Collaborative Divorce services. Since 2009, I have guest lectured for Georgetown Univ. and GWU Law School, and I have appeared as a legal commentator on Sirius XM, ABC tv, MMCTV, and Good Morning America. I am regularly quoted in the media and recognized as a top lawyer in Superlawyers, Bethesda Magazine and The Washingtonian.
Jessica Markham
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(240) 396-4373 7960 Old Georgetown Road #3B
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family
University of Miami School of Law
Jessica Markham practices all aspects of family law in Maryland and Washington, D.C. She has trial experience in Montgomery County, Prince George's County, Baltimore County and Washington D.C. courts and is also trained in Collaborative Law. Ms. Markham also handles guardianship matters and is frequently appointed by the Court as an attorney for Allegedly Disabled Adults and as Guardian of the Property. Ms. Markham has also been appointed by the court in Family Law matters as a Child Privilege attorney and a Best Interest Attorney (formerly Guardian Ad Litem).

Ms. Markham also has an active mediation practice, helping parties...
Shayan Modarres
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Washington, MD Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(202) 780-9590 8121 Georgia Avenue
Suite 800
Washington, MD 20024
Family, Civil Rights, Divorce and Personal Injury
Florida A&M University College of Law and American University
Shayan Modarres is an experienced trial attorney, civil rights activist, and the founder and managing member of The Modarres Law Firm. With law offices in Florida and Maryland, The Modarres Law Firm focuses primarily on civil rights litigation. Over the course of his career as a civil rights attorney in Central Florida, Mr. Modarres has represented clients in a number of high-profile cases and successfully recovered large settlements for victims of police misconduct. Most notably, Mr. Modarres served as a member of the legal team that represented the family of Trayvon Martin. Inspired by his work as a...
Darlene Powell
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Bowie, MD Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(301) 464-6260 16701 Melford Boulevard
Suite 400
Bowie, MD 20715
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Harvard Law School and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
General practice law firm serving clients in Prince George's County, Maryland and surrounding Maryland counties.
Glenn Cooper
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(301) 656-7603 4800 Hampden Lane
6th Floor
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family, Appeals, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Glenn Cooper is the Chair of the firm’s Litigation practice and senior partner in our Family Law practice. He frequently appears before federal and state courts at both the trial and appellate levels, and before arbitration panels and professional disciplinary boards. No matter whether he is litigating a matter of a business or domestic nature, Glenn aggressively defends his clients’ positions and pursues their desired outcomes. The majority of Glenn Cooper's practice is devoted to complex business, financial, commercial and domestic litigation involving significant business issues.
A number of Glenn's cases have helped shape the current state of the law in...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.