Maryland Family Lawyers

Leanne Lauenstein
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Baltimore, MD Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

Ms. Lauenstein’s practice focuses on divorce and separation, child custody, visitation, division of marital property, alimony, child support, paternity, adoptions, prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, domestic... Read More »
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Jason Ostendorf
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Owings Mills, MD Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience

Law Office of Jason Ostendorf LLC proudly represents Maryland residents in appeals, family law matters, personal injury and consumer protection cases. Mr. Ostendorf has built a solid reputation as a Baltimore, Maryland... Read More »
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Michael J. O'Shea
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Hanover, MD Family Law Lawyer

Michael was raised in Calvert County. He graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College in Maryland, where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the Pi Sigma... Read More »
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Monica L. Scherer
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Baltimore, MD Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience

AREAS OF CONCENTRATION INCLUDE • Maryland Divorce and Separation law • Pre and Postnuptial Agreements • Separation and Property Settlement Agreements • Paternity • Property Division, the Division of Marital... Read More »
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Randall S Herriott
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Bowie, MD Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
(301) 383-1525 17251 Melford Boulevard
Suite 108
Bowie, MD 20715
Family and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Randall S. Herriott is a founding member and partner at the firm of Reinstein, Glackin, Patterson & Herriott, LLC. Randy concentrates his practice in the area of Family Law. Mr. Herriott is well known for successfully representing clients in matters involving the issues of divorce, custody and visitation, child support, alimony, property distribution and domestic violence. In 2008, Mr. Herriott successfully litigated numerous cases involving parties who were seeking the legal and physical custody of their children. In his practice, Mr. Herriott has also successfully litigated several third-party custody actions, where non-parent relatives were granted custody of their minor child relatives. Mr....
Pamela Lindsay Parvis
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Rockville, MD Family Law Attorney with 17 years experience
(301) 340-9090 111 Rockville Pike
Suite 1120
Rockville, MD 20850
Family and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Since 2002, I have represented clients in Maryland custody, divorce, and marital matters. I negotiate, litigate, and advocate for the best interests of my clients, whether in contested litigation, uncontested settlement, as well as premarital and other agreements. My clients are not only spouses and parents, but also children whose interests she is appointed by the court to represent in contested custody litigation. I strive to improve the Maryland law in the General Assembly, volunteering my time to monitor, advocate, and educate about legislative developments in family law.

My goal is to help my clients move away from...
Thomas Edward Pyles
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Waldorf, MD Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(301) 705-5006 2670 Crain Highway
Suite 106
Waldorf, MD 20601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Personal Injury
American University Washington College of Law
Thomas E. Pyles, Esquire, is an accomplished personal injury and criminal defense trial attorney with over 26 years of legal experience. He has a tremendous background in personal injury and criminal defense cases, having tried over 200 jury trials and over 1,000 bench trials. Mr. Pyles has handled complex civil and criminal litigation with outstanding client satisfaction and great professionalism. His reputation, both inside the courtroom and out, have allowed him to be one of the top litigators in this state.
Erin Michael McCormack
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Salisbury, MD Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(443) 742-8330 119 West Main Street
Suite 101
Salisbury, MD 21801
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Erin Michael McCormack provides a wide range of legal services to clients throughout the Eastern Shore of Maryland with his case load centered in Worcester, Wicomico, Dorchester and Somerset Counties. As a former Assistant State's Attorney and Law Clerk in Worcester County, Mr. McCormack possesses a unique insight into the judicial process facing individuals that find themselves before the Court. Since entering private practice, Mr. McCormack has primarily devoted his time to the areas of criminal defense, traffic matters (DUI/DWI) and civil litigation (business & contract disputes, professional negligence, etc.). Despite those concentrations, he also handles a...
Christy McFaul Saunders
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Westminster, MD Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(443) 289-9235 231 E. Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Maryland - Baltimore
Christy McFaul Saunders, a 1988 Graduate of the University of Maryland, began her career as a judicial law clerk in Baltimore and by 1990 was an Assistant State’s Attorney for Carroll County, serving the county for the next five years. In her role as ADA for Carroll County she tried a variety of cases to include DUI, child abuse, and homicide.

From 1995-1996, Christy served as the District Court Division Supervisor for Frederick County and was a member of the homicide team. In 1996, she joined Hickman, Ulsch & Honiker and quickly rose to partner in 1997 creating Ulsch, McFaul Saunders and...
Kathleen Duckett McCann
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Queenstown, MD Family Law Attorney with 22 years experience
(410) 827-5622 160 Shields Ln
Queenstown, MD 21658
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Estate Planning
University of Baltimore
Ms. McCann earned her B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 1979. She graduated the University of Baltimore School of Law Magna Cum Laude in December of 1996 and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in June of 1997. She was a member of the University of Baltimore Law Review and the Heuisler Honor Society. After earning her law degree, Ms. McCann became associated with the Baltimore firm of Ober, Kaler, Grimes and Shriver. From there, she entered solo practice in Annapolis, Maryland. In 2001, she joined the...
Meredith Hill
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Silver Spring, MD Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(240) 638-2897 8403 Colesville Rd, Silver Spring, MD 20910
Suite 1100
Silver Spring, MD 20910
Family, Business, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School and Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Meredith, a native of Montgomery County, Maryland, has been providing quality legal representation since 2011. She concentrates her practice in the areas of Estate Planning, Elder Law, Real Estate andBusiness Law. She understands that a client's unique legal case, can often be emotional and complex. Meredith enjoys educating her clients and walking them through the legal process. She zealously advocates for her clients both in and outside of the courtroom.

Meredith first began her legal career as a Public Defender for the Marion County Public Defender Agency in Indianapolis, Indiana. She later moved back home to Maryland and became an...
Timothy E. Howie
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Hanover, MD Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(443) 749-5111 7467 Ridge Rd
#100
Hanover, MD 21076
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
University of North Carolina School of Law
Jonathan James Biedron
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Germantown, MD Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(301) 916-2900 8 Executive Park Court
Germantown, MD 20874
Family and Divorce
Harvard Law School
I am Jonathan Biedron, a graduate of Harvard Law School and a practicing family law attorney since 1993. I represent men and women seeking separation, divorce, or resolution to a child custody or child support issue in Montgomery County or the surrounding areas of Maryland. Contact my law office when you need legal help with a family law matter.

I've often heard clients say they were looking for a "bulldog" to handle their divorce case. They think the only sure-fire way to win is to attack the case and their former spouse. Some situations do call for aggression, but in...
David M. Goldman
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Baltimore, MD Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(410) 205-4830 600 Reisterstown Road
Suite605
Baltimore, MD 21208
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Elder and Estate Planning
Northeastern University
David M. Goldman is a Maryland attorney in general practice, focusing primarily on Family Law, Wills & Estates and Elder Law, with a commitment to the highest standards of personal service for his clients and their families. He graduated from Northeastern University School of Law in 1996 and has been a member of the Bar of the State of Maryland since 1999. David is also an expert in Jewish Law, and is active in community affairs.
Kevin S. Deltrove
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Hanover, MD Family Law Lawyer

University of Baltimore School of LawMaryland
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Fredric Gary Antenberg
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Columbia, MD Family Law Lawyer with 45 years experience

University of BaltimoreMaryland and U.S. Supreme Court
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Maribel LaFontaine
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Rockville, MD Family Law Lawyer with 22 years experience
(301) 424-6339 600 Jefferson Plaza, Suite 304
Rockville, MD 20852
Free ConsultationFamily and Immigration
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
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
Sajjid M. Rauf
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Rockville, MD Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
(240) 321-9901 199 E Montgomery Avenue
Suite 100
Rockville, MD 20850
Family and Immigration
University of Richmond School of Law
I am the managing attorney at Actio Law, and am licensed to practice law in Maryland, and pending admission to the District of Columbia Bar. Throughout my career, I have focused on protecting the rights of consumers and ordinary people. Whether through the practice of immigration and consumer debt law, or helping to keep corporate financial giants in compliance with consumer protection regulations, my primary concern has always been protecting the rights of the individuals who need it most. I understand that as times are changing, so too are the needs of clients. You...
Joshua Ortega
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Baltimore, MD Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(410) 760-6008 231 E. Baltimore Street
Suite 1102
Baltimore, MD 21202
Family, Criminal and Personal Injury
Charlotte School of law
Attorney Joshua T. Ortega has dedicated his career to protecting the rights of others in the face of complicated legal situations. Mr. Ortega has experience in a wide range of criminal and civil matters - including criminal and civil defense, family law, and personal injury cases. Mr. Ortega's most valuable asset, which sets him apart as an attorney, is his dedication to the needs of his clients. As a zealous advocate, Mr. Ortega gives his clients a powerful voice in and out of the courtroom.
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.
James J. Gross
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Chevy Chase, MD Family Law Lawyer with 43 years experience
(301) 907-4585 4601 Willard Avenue
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Family, Business, Collections and Divorce
Georgetown University Law Center and University of Missouri - Columbia
Managing Partner and Co-founder of Thyden Gross and Callahan, a law firm in Chevy Chase, Maryland. Author of four books on divorce. Formerly tax counsel for Satellite Business Systems, communications attorney for the FCC, and chemical engineer for the Procter & Gamble Company. Master of Laws in Taxation, Georgetown. Highest ratings by Martindale-Hubbell, SuperLawyers and Avvo.com.
Robert Lloyd Baum
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Rockville, MD Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(301) 610-0610 401 N Washington St
Suite 500
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Business and Divorce
Washington University School of Law
Bob Baum has over 35 years of experience dedicated to helping individuals, families and businesses resolve difficult disputes through mediation, arbitration, collaborative law and litigation. Bob prides himself on having a loyal relationship with his clients, founded on extensive experience, availability and integrity. Throughout the years, Mr. Baum continues to thrive as a leader in his field. He will explain and provide you with the most appropriate way to resolve your legal concern, using the most appropriate time and cost effective method to resolve your legal issues. Bob is experienced in deciding many...
Sheila Carol Russian
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BALTIMORE, MD Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(410) 419-4289 3701 Old Court Road
Suite 10
BALTIMORE, MD 21208
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Cameron Methner
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Lexington Park, MD Family Law Attorney with 9 years experience
22196 Three Notch Road Suite 104
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Cameron joined our firm after serving as law clerk to the Honorable Julia B. Weatherly, known across Maryland as one of the most experienced jurists in family law matters. Cameron’s extensive “behind the scenes” education while serving as clerk is invaluable to her clients who face the prospect of appearing in court for a family law matter. Cameron is a trained mediator and has been since 2008, with a focus on child access mediation. She is currently a Court Appointed Mediator and is assigned mediation cases by the Court as well as accepting private mediations.
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
Timothy E. Howie
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Hanover, MD Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience

University of North Carolina School of LawMaryland, District of Columbia and Virginia
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Julius Blattner
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Towson, MD Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(410) 415-1400 100 West Pennsylvania Avenue
Suite 302
Towson, MD 21204
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Attorney Julius M. Blattner is a reputable divorce and custody attorney who understands the complexities of the legal process. He fights to protect the rights of his clients to their fair share of the marital assets and to raise and maintain or develop relationships with their children. He serves all his clients with the same hard work and attention to detail that has characterized his years of dedicated military service. Let him fight for you!
Jessica Ghaffari
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(301) 986-7900 3 Bethesda Metro Center
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family and Divorce
University of Miami School of Law
Jessica Markham specializes in family law in Maryland and Washington, D.C. She is trained as a Best Interest Attorney (formerly Guardian Ad Litem) and has been appointed by the Court as a Child Privilege Attorney. She has trial experience in Montgomery County, Prince George's County and Washington D.C. courts. In law school she served as a Florida Supreme Court Certified Legal Intern for the Miami-Dade State Attorney's Office where she focused on prosecution of juvenile misdemeanor and felony crimes.
James Patrick DeLorenzo
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Frederick, MD Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(301) 698-4875 143 W Patrick St
Frederick, MD 21701
Family, DUI, Divorce and Juvenile
Mr. DeLorenzo is a Partner in Rolle & Conlon in Frederick, Maryland and was admitted to the Maryland Bar in 1994.
Cynthia Hatten Unglesbee
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Westminster, MD Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(410) 871-1700 196 E Main St
Westminster, MD 21157
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Baltimore School of Law
I have recently joined with Paul Capriolo to better serve my clients in the areas of Family Law, Mediation, Divorce, Child Custody and Child Support, Criminal and DUI Defense, Wills and Estate Planning and Estate Administration, and Personal Injury cases. I have over 15 years of experience and Paul has over 30 years of experience in the above listed areas of the law.
Mr. J. Edgie Russell
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Frederick, MD Family Law Lawyer with 39 years experience
(301) 695-2977 153 West Patrick Street
Suite D
Frederick, MD 21701
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Suffolk University Law School
I have have lived and practiced in Frederick Maryland for over thirty years. Family Law is the primary focus of my practice. I have tried cases in the Circuit Court and District Court, as well as arguing cases before the Maryland Court of Appeals and Maryland Court of Special Appeals.I am a Court appointed mediator for divorce and custody cases and I am trained in Collaborative Law.
Michael J. O'Shea
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Hanover, MD Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(443) 749-5111 7467 Ridge Rd
#100
Hanover, MD 21076
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Products Liability
University of Maryland School of Law
Michael was raised in Calvert County. He graduated from DeMatha Catholic High School and went on to earn his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola College in Maryland, where he graduated cum laude and was a member of the Pi Sigma Alpha honor society. Michael went on to earn his Juris Doctor from the University of Maryland School of Law.

While in law school, Michael was an Associate Editor on the University of Maryland Law Journal of Race, Religion, Gender, and Class. During law school, Michael worked for the Circuit Court for Anne Arundel County and for the Circuit Court for Howard...
Dontrice Hamilton
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Rockville, MD Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(301) 503-1690 1 Church Street
Suite 910
Rockville, MD 20850
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
2002 and 2003 - Nominated for Who's Who Among American Law Students

2012 - Recipient of the Pro Bono Award from Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, Inc.

2014 - Recipient of the President's Citation for Outstanding Pro Bono Service from the Montgomery County Maryland Bar Foundation

Attorney Dontrice P. Hamilton graduated from The George Washington University National Law Center. As a law student, she interned at the Circuit Court for Baltimore City. After graduation, she was a Judicial Law Clerk to The Honorable William B. Spellbring, Jr. at the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County. Her practice focuses on family law,...
Rebekka Vallandingham
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Lexington Park, MD Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
22738 Maple Road
Suite 210
Lexington Park, MD 20653
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Rebekka is a litigation associate whose practice areas include family law, criminal law and civil litigation. She graduated from Widener University School of Law where she was the Vice-President and Colloquium Coordinator of Trial Advocacy Honor Society and the Pennsylvania Bar Representative of the Student Bar Association. After taking her legal studies abroad to Switzerland, Rebekka was delighted to return to her home town to practice law.
Lloyd Malech
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Bethesda, MD Family Law Attorney with 24 years experience
(301) 913-9119 7910 Woodmont Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814
Family, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
The George Washington University Law School
Ashley Wilburn
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Hagerstown, MD Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(240) 513-4680 28 West Washington St
3rd Floor
Hagerstown, MD 21740
Family, Collections and Estate Planning
Western New England College
Ashley Wilburn was born and raised in Hagerstown, Maryland and is a North Hagerstown High School alumnus. Ashley’s current practice emphasizes family law, including divorce, alimony, marital property distribution, child custody, child support, prenuptial and postnuptial (separation) agreements, enforcement and post-divorce matters, step-parent and private party adoptions, and child welfare. Her practice also includes estate planning, wills and trust, probate and estate administration, and commercial, contract and civil litigation. Ashley is also court-appointed to represent children in contested custody cases, and she has recently become a certified mediator. She looks forward to expanding her practice to...
Bruce Edward Avery
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Rockville, MD Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(301) 762-7644 51 Monroe Street
Suite 701
Rockville, MD 20850-2421
Family
University of Louisville
Nevin Lawrence Young
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Annapolis, MD Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(410) 710-9622 170 West Street
Annapolis, MD 21401
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
Nevin Young practiced with an Annapolis law firm for 10 years before founding Burlington & Young, LLP, along with his partner Elizabeth Burlington. He has tried hundreds of cases in the State of Maryland and looks forward to discussing your case with you. Burlington & Young, LLP, has offices in both Annapolis and Church Hill, Maryland, in order to better serve its clients. Call now for a free telephone consultation.
Daniel V. Renart
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Bowie, MD Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(301) 383-1525 17251 Melford Boulevard, Suite 108
Bowie, MD 20715
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
The Catholic University of America
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...
Rene E.B. Tywang
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Towson, MD Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience
(410) 583-8800 300 E. Joppa Rd.
Suite 305
Towson, MD 21286
Family, Criminal and DUI
University of Baltimore School of Law
Gabriel Moreno
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Baltimore, MD Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
1800 N. Charles St.
810
Baltimore, MD 21201
Family, Divorce, Immigration and Landlord Tenant
Keith Havens
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Rockville, MD Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(301) 947-3330 2401 Research Boulevard
Suite 308
Rockville, MD 20850
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
American University Washington College of Law
At Havens & Associates, LLC, our clients come first. Every client is treated with personalized attention and is guaranteed effective representation. Our expertise and integrity have earned us a reputation as one of the premier legal firms in Maryland and the District of Columbia. Havens & Associates, LLC is dedicated to achieving the best outcome for every client. Havens & Associates, LLC represent clients in all state and federal courts located in the State of Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Brian Barkley
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Frederick, MD Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(301) 627-1231 8 West Third Street
Frederick, MD 21701
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
The George Washington University Law School
The National Law Center, George Washington University J.D., with Honors
University of Maryland, BA Major in Government & Politics, Minor in Psychology
Civic, Professional, Foundation and Corporate Affiliations:

Delegate to Democratic National Convention
Campaign Manager for Rep. Michael D. Barnes
Rockville Chamber of Commerce – Past President
National Capital Chapter of MS Society - Board of Trustees, and Past Chair
Shady Grove Hospital Fund Campaign - Major Gift Chair
Montgomery County Bar Association –Chair Judicial Selections; Member of Ethics, Fee Arbitration and Legislation Committees
Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce - Vice President
Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce - Liquor Control Evaluation
Rockville Alternative Community Service Commission
Montgomery County Volunteer MS Committee -...
Philip Dales III
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Annapolis, MD Family Law Attorney with 45 years experience
(410) 263-0200 113 Cathedral St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Personal Injury
University of Miami School of Law and University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
We offer hands-on direct lawyer to client personal service and access. We have been to all of local county courts and have helped clients with a side variety of problems from personal injuries incurred by a defective product, vehicular and boating collisions, falls, bites, and health care errors as examples, to real estate problems from property line issues, title defects, easements, transferable development options, to divorce and financial settlements, and in wills and probate conflicts or administration. We also offer mediation services.
Nancy S. Caplan Esquire
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Towson, MD Family Law Attorney
(410) 296-2190 744 Dulaney Valley Rd
#1
Towson, MD 21204
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
New York Law School
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Maryland Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

Women's Law Center of Maryland, Inc.
(410) 321-8761
Towson, MD


Maryland, Bar Foundation, Inc. Montgomery County Pro Bono Program
(301) 424-7651
Rockville, MD

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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.


No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.

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