Virginia Family Lawyers

Steven L. Raynor
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Lawyer

University of Virginia School of LawVirginia
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Laura B. Butler
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience

"If it's going to be a fight, you need Laura Blair Butler on you side."Laura Butler is a Charlottesville Trial Lawyer concentrating in Divorce and Family Law. Call today to schedule an initial consultation.... Read More »
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Steven R. Morris
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Lawyer

Texas Wesleyan University School of Law - Texas Wesleyan UniversityTexas and Virginia
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J. Kyle Farmer
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Attorney with 10 years experience

University of Richmond School of LawVirginia
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Michael Christopher Miller
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Vienna, VA Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(703) 883-3707 1945 Old Gallows Road
Suite 205
Vienna, VA 22182
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Akron
Michael Miller is a partner at Cole Miller PLLC, located in Vienna, Virginia. Providing representation to clients in the northern part of the state, in particular the area adjacent to the District of Columbia, he focuses his practice entirely on family law matters, including divorce and such related issues as property division, child custody and visitation, alimony and child support. Mr. Miller also has experience with the preparation of wills and other estate planning documents.

Mr. Miller is especially well-positioned to represent armed forces personnel who are going through a divorce after serving for seven years as a judge advocate in...
Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer
(800) 579-9864 2751 Prosperity Ave.
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22031
Family, Business, Criminal and Employment
Attorney Hanover has been working in the legal arena since graduating with double Master Degrees in Employment Law (HR) and Union Law (Industrial Relations) in 1996. He obtained his JD from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, bankruptcy, criminal defense, and business law. In a twist he never saw coming, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses in immigration court. In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover also owns an IT consulting company, HHC, Inc. based in Fairfax, VA. This company...
Wayne E. Holcomb
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Yorktown/Newport News, VA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(757) 656-1000 501 Village Avenue
Suite 104
Yorktown/Newport News, VA 23693
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Criminal and Divorce
Regent University School of Law
Let me be the first to welcome you to Holcomb Law. Our firm is devoted to public outreach and education about the legal system, and I have written several articles and e-books on a variety of topics, including divorce, child custody, mediation, reckless driving, DUI defense, criminal defense and expungement of criminal records. We will provide this information to you, free of charge. Contact us any time to schedule your initial strategy meeting with one of our experienced attorneys. You might not be happy now, probably not, but I can almost guarantee that you will be happy with your Counsel...
Laura B. Butler
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(434) 973-7474 307 W Rio Rd
Charlottesville, VA 22901
Family and Divorce
Washington and Lee University School of Law
"If it's going to be a fight, you need Laura Blair Butler on you side."

Laura Butler is a Charlottesville Trial Lawyer concentrating in Divorce and Family Law. Call today to schedule an initial consultation. She wants to help.

The following comments are from satisfied clients:

"Laura Butler is always prepared. I never saw her surprised in or out of court. She treats all adversaries with respect, and then proceeds to dismantle them. When I saw how well she knew and could quickly recall the details of my case in court, I was amazed."

"Five words: 'I like to be perfect.' These are the...
Benjamin H. Carafiol
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(540) 370-4140 303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Fredericksburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
Family and Divorce
Wake Forest University School of Law
Attorney Ben Carafiol practices exclusively Family Law at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He works out of the firm's office in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and represents clients in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford, King George and surrounding areas. As one of the leading military divorce lawyers in the firm, Mr. Carafiol is intimately familiar with issues of military retirement, the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act, the Survivor Benefit Plan, disability pay, and the Servicemembers' Civil Relief Act. He has written extensively on these topics for the Livesay & Myers Blog. Benjamin Carafiol resides with his wife and daughter in Spotsylvania, Virginia.
Jason Alexander Weis
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(571) 328-5020 10300 Eaton Place
Suite 520
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
George Mason University School of Law
As a native of Northern Virginia, I have here focused my practice on providing sound and balanced representation to clients navigating the difficult legal waters of family law, including contested divorce, custody, support, and equitable distribution. My persuasive style has been well received in courtrooms throughout Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia, and is sustained and continually nuanced by a body of experience sufficient to deliver sophisticated results for my clients. In 2015, for example, through negotiation or litigation, my firm handled the equitable distribution of more than half a billion dollars in assets. Business owners,...
Kimberly Hughes Phillips
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Norfolk, VA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(757) 320-4133 109 E. Main Street, Suite 600
Norfolk, VA 23510
Family and Divorce
Regent University School of Law
I have practiced Family Law since graduating law school in 2005. I regularly provide counseling to clients on matters of divorce, equitable distribution, child custody and visitation, spousal and child support and adoptions. As an adoptive parent myself, I understand the blessing of building a family through the grace of adoption and I enjoy assisting families on this journey. I have had the great honor to meet my children's birth families and as a result I feel that I connect to both the adoptive parents as well as the birth parents, all of whom are making a...
Anneshia Miller Grant
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 8 years experience
Family and Divorce
Regent University School of Law
Anneshia Miller Grant is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including custody, support, separation and high asset divorce cases. Ms. Grant works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.

Ms. Grant was born in Georgia and raised in Newport News, Virginia. She began her legal career at a law firm in Virginia Beach, where she practiced family law for four years before moving to Northern Virginia.

Ms. Grant is the mother...
Steven Goldman
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(571) 328-5020
Ext. 104
10300 Eaton Place, Suite 520
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family and Divorce
Albany Law School
Steven Goldman is a Partner at the Law Offices of Curran Moher Weis, P.C., one of the premier family law firms in Northern Virginia and Washington D.C.

Through zealous advocacy, a well-balanced approach to negotiations, and a strong financial background, Mr. Goldman has had success litigating and settling highly contested divorces, custody matters, support matters, and other areas of family law practice. His success has earned him a positive reputation from his colleagues and peers in the matrimonial bar and, at the age of 30, he was recognized as one of the Ten Leaders of Matrimonial & Divorce Law in Long...
Mary G. Commander
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Norfolk, VA Family Law Attorney with 37 years experience
(757) 533-5400 5442 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk, VA 23509
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Richmond School of Law
MARY G. COMMANDER has been engaged in the practice of law in Norfolk, Virginia and surrounding areas since 1981. She is well-known and respected in the Hampton Roads area for her proficiency in all matters of Family Law and her diligent and no-nonsense approach in court. Ms. Commander is a certified Norfolk Master Gardener Volunteer and actively involved in the rescue of former racing greyhounds (with two of her own at home).

Mary Commander’s Education & Experience:

She is a magna cum laude graduate of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia, where she served for three years as an elected member of...
Anneshia Miller Grant
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney

Anneshia Miller Grant is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia,... Read More »
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Jenniffer DeNigris
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney

Rutgers School of Law-CamdenVirginia
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Ariel L. Baniowski
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Ariel Baniowski is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Baniowski works in the firm’s Leesburg office, and represents clients in Leesburg, Loudoun County, and all across Northern Virginia.

Ms. Baniowski is known as one of the more aggressive attorneys at Livesay & Myers, P.C., and has litigated every type of family law matter in Virginia, including custody, support, separation and high asset divorce cases.

Ms. Baniowski's work ethic and drive are unmatched. To...
Robert L. Flax
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Richmond, VA Family Law Attorney
(804) 355-8425 8 South Sheppard Street
Richmond, VA 23221
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Traffic Tickets
University of Richmond School of Law
Robert Flax represents drivers with speeding and, reckless driving charges. He appears in the Richmond, Virginia area courts of the City of Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Hanover, Petersburg and Colonial Heights. Richmond Virginia area traffic courts hear thousands of cases a year. Interstates 64 and 95 run through it. Out of state drivers may receive higher fines and other punishment if they do not have a lawyer to show that the driver deserves leniency or is innocent. Reckless driving is a misdemeanor. A conviction of reckless driving or speeding might affect the driver’s employment and security...
Melannie H. Dino
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(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Avenue #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Manassas, VA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
Family and Divorce
Widener University Commonwealth Law School
Melannie Dino is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. An attorney since 2001, Ms. Dino has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including contested divorce, custody, support, and high value equitable distribution cases. Ms. Dino works in the firm’s office in Manassas, and represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Erie, Pennsylvania, Ms. Dino earned her Bachelor of Science in Communications in 1996 from nearby Clarion University of Pennsylvania. She proceeded to earn her J.D. from Widener University Law School...
Jonathan P. McHugh
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20175
Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
Family and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Jonathan McHugh is a senior associate attorney in the Leesburg office of Livesay & Myers, P.C. He represents clients in separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases throughout Loudoun County and Northern Virginia.
Matthew Joseph Yao
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(703) 828-5299 10615 Judicial Drive, Suite 102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily, Elder, Estate Planning and Immigration
University of Virginia School of Law
I am located in Fairfax, Virginia and serve the Northern Virginia area. My practice focuses primarily on Juvenile and Family Law, Immigration Law, and Elder Law.
Catherine M. Reese
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(703) 279-5140 10300 Eaton Place
Suite 150
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Catherine “Kate” Reese focuses her practice on the full spectrum of family law matters in the Northern Virginia and Montgomery County, Maryland regions. She has extensive trial experience in contested divorces, child custody and visitation matters, equitable distribution of assets, child and spousal support, and the negotiation and preparation of prenuptial and marital agreements. Ms. Reese is known to be an aggressive and resourceful litigator when representing clients’ best interests. When Ms. Reese identifies matters that can be resolved more amicably and without the costs of litigation, she highly recommends alternate dispute resolution options such as mediation, arbitration and collaborative...
John K. Karanian
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Chesterfield, VA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(804) 796-1000 Centre Court - Suite A
9401 Courthouse Road
Chesterfield, VA 23832
Family, Criminal and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
I joined Barnes & Diehl, PC in 2004 where I have focused on family law matters. I have worked as a forensic and clinical psychologist for the Central Intelligence Agency, the Federal Correctional Institution in Butner, North Carolina, and Central State Hospital’s Maximum Security Forensic Unit. I use my psychology training daily for the benefit of my clients. Understanding what influences and motivates people is important in both negotiating and litigating to get the best outcome for my clients. I handle a variety of cases including child custody, child and spousal support, complex equitable...
Samantha Bohannon
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West Point, VA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(804) 843-3656 704 Main Street
West Point, VA 23181
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Appalachian School of Law
Samantha Bohannon focuses her practice in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI, Traffic Violations, and Family Law. Before opening her own firm, Mrs. Bohannon served as a Magistrate for Region Six, which includes Richmond, Henrico, New Kent, Williamsburg, York/Poquoson, James City, Gloucester, Mathews, Middlesex, King and Queen, King William, West Point and Charles City. Mrs. Bohannon's prestigious position has given her a unique understanding on probable cause and common errors law enforcement officers typically make. Often times law enforcement has more than enough evidence to convict you, but that doesn't mean you're guilty. Not only is it the...
Wren Montgomery Williams
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Stuart, VA Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
(276) 694-2455 125 Slusher Street
Stuart, VA 24171
Family, Business, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Samford University
Wren M. Williams is the President of Schneider & Williams, P.C. He graduated from Patrick County High School and went on to attend Hampden-Sydney College as a Patrick Henry Scholar. There, Williams was active in student government, president of his fraternity, and received the Cohen Citizenship Award from the Lambda Circle of Omicron Delta Kappa. Williams graduated cum laude from Hampden-Sydney College, earning a BA in English with minors in both Rhetoric and Creative Writing. Following graduation, Williams attended Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law for its outstanding trial advocacy program. During his time at Cumberland, Williams served...
Jamilah D. LeCruise
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Norfolk, VA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(757) 627-5215 555 East Main Street
Suite 1212
Norfolk, VA 23510
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal and Divorce
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
Before opening the Law Office of J. D. LeCruise, Jamilah LeCruise served as an Assistant Public Defender for the City of Norfolk, handling hundreds of criminal cases. She zealously defended clients charged with a variety of criminal offenses including traffic crimes, misdemeanors, felonies, and probation violations. From larceny and drug possession to burglary and firearms offense, Ms. LeCruise has experience in bench and jury trials. Over the years, she has established a strong reputation as a fierce advocate for her clients and has earned the respect of her peers and members of the judiciary. Ms. LeCruise graduated with...
Mehnaz I. Khan Esq.
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Falls Church, VA Family Law Lawyer

The Catholic University of America Columbus School of LawU.S. Bankruptcy Court, Eastern District of Virginia, U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Virginia and Virginia
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John S. Huntington
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Christiansburg, VA Family Law Attorney

Mercer University Walter F. George School of LawVirginia
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Matthew Smith
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
Family and Divorce
American University Washington College of Law
Matthew Smith is a junior partner at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. He is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Mr. Smith works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia. An attorney since 2005, Mr. Smith has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including high value equitable distribution cases, custody, support, and military divorce cases. He is the attorney in the firm most experienced in navigating the...
Young S. Song
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Annandale, VA Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(703) 354-1033 7002 Little River Turnpike, Ste. E
Annandale, VA 22003
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Divorce and Bankruptcy, with Dignity. Licensed in MD, VA, and DC, with offices in Ellicott City, Maryland and Annandale, Virginia.
James D. Livesay
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(703) 865-8242 4250 Fairfax Drive #664
Arlington, VA 22203
Arlington, VA Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Virginia School of Law
James Livesay is the lead family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., advising the custody and divorce lawyers in each of the firm's five offices. After graduating from the prestigious University of Virginia School of Law in 1998, Mr. Livesay served in the U.S. Navy JAG Corps from 1998-2001, where he received the Award for Trial Advocacy from The Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Committee on Military Affairs and Justice, in 1998. He went on to receive Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals in 2000 and 2001 (Gold Star in Lieu of Second Award)....
Brandi Rochelle Howell
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(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Ave #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Manassas, VA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
Family and Divorce
Howard University School of Law
Brandi Howell is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. practicing exclusively family law. Her practice covers every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases. Ms. Howell works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Manassas, and represents clients all across Northern Virginia.

Ms. Howell is a longtime resident of Northern Virginia. She was born at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland. Her father was on active duty in the U.S. Air Force, and the family moved around a lot during her early years. Ms. Howell matriculated the Fairfax County public school...
Brian Damas Thoman
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Virginia Beach, VA Family Law Attorney
(757) 962-2334 4176 South Plaza Trail
Suite 234
Virginia Beach, VA 23452
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Regent University School of Law, University of Strasbourg, France and Gettysburg College
Thoman Law, P.L.L.C is a boutique law firm, headed by an experienced former prosecutor, that focuses on Criminal Defense, Traffic Defense, DUI Defense, Divorce, Child Custody, Wills, Powers of Attorney, Medical Directives, Adoption, Personal Injury, and General Civil Litigation cases. The mission of the firm is to provide the best possible representation and service for our CLIENTS. Great customer service, flexible office hours, and payments plans are always available. Call for a free consultation! 757-447-4090 Managing Partner, Brian Thoman began practicing law in the Hampton Roads area after earning his law degree from the Regent University School of Law in 2006....
Brenton Bohannon
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West Point, VA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(804) 843-3656 704 Main St
West Point, VA 23181
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Appalachian School of Law
Brenton Bohannon focuses his practice in the areas of Criminal Law, DUI, Traffic Violations, and Family Law. Before joining the firm, Mr. Bohannon served as an Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for New Kent County Virginia, where he prosecuted hundreds of criminal and traffic cases in the Circuit, General District, and the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Courts. His experience as a prosecutor, along with his psychology and education background, provide a unique perspective on how to best represent clients, whether he is defending a criminal case, litigating a contested divorce or resolving a child support issue. Before becoming an attorney,...
Ryan Schmalzle
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 10 years experience
(703) 722-0717 102 North king Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
George Mason University School of Law
Ryan M. Schmalzle is a principal and founder of the firm. His practice focuses on family law, civil litigation, and criminal law. Ryan regularly practices in several jurisdictions in Northern Virginia including Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Clarke County, Frederick County and the City of Winchester. He also practices in the Maryland Courts, including Frederick County and Montgomery County. Ryan is an adjunct professor of law at George Mason University School of Law where he teaches appellate writing. Ryan also serves as a Special Justice in Loudoun County and he presides over civil commitment hearings. Although Ryan’s primary love...
Michael Barrett
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Annandale, VA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(800) 400-2350 6920 Braddock Road
B620
Annandale, VA 22003
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?
Steve Miyares
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Norfolk, VA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(757) 955-7739 5900 East Virginia Beach Blvd.
Suite 202
Norfolk, VA 23502
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Richmond School of Law
A resident of Virginia Beach for over 30 years, Mr. Miyares has deep roots in our community. A graduate of Kellam High School in Virginia Beach, Mr. Miyares went on to attend Old Dominion University in Norfolk. After earing a B.S. in Political Science in 2000, Mr Miyares earned his J.D. in 2003 from the T.C. Williams School of Law at the University of Richmond. After his admission to the Virginia Bar in 2003, Mr. Miyares proudly worked in the office of the Norfolk Public Defender. During 8 years in that office, Mr. Miyares gained...
Anna Bristle
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Manassas, VA Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 454-0701 9200 Church Street
Suite 202
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Sarah Patras
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(540) 370-4140 303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Fredericksburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Sarah Patras is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. She practices exclusively family law, representing clients in separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases, including a large number of contested cases.

Born in Nebraska, Ms. Patras grew up in Iowa and earned double B.A. degrees from Iowa State University. She then relocated to Virginia and graduated from the University of Richmond School of Law.

After law school, Ms. Patras clerked for one year for a Virginia Circuit Court judge, gaining valuable insight as to the inner workings of the Virginia judicial system. She then joined Livesay & Myers, P.C. and...
Jason Eugene Swango
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VIRGINIA BEACH, VA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
485 S. Independence Blvd.
Ste 104-A
VIRGINIA BEACH, VA 23452
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Regent University School of Law
Attorney Jason Swango is a leader in the law arena, representing MEN ONLY in divorce in family law matters through The Firm For Men. As a former military servicemember, Attorney Swango understands the intricacies of military family law, earning a reputation in Hampton Roads as one of the best attorneys for active duty and former military. In addition, Swango Law P.C. offers many practice areas, from DUI, traffic violations, and criminal cases to personal injury and workers' compensation.
Steven L. Raynor
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Charlottesville, VA Family Law Lawyer
(434) 220-6066 211 5th St NE
Charlottesville, VA 22902
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Juvenile
University of Virginia School of Law
Chidinma Harley
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(703) 896-7630 11166 Fairfax Boulevard
Suite 401
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Arkansas - Fayetteville
I am a client focused attorney licensed to practice law in Virginia, the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. I am an advocate, counselor and defender for my clients and I work to achieve the best results for the individuals who entrust their case in my hands. I began my legal career in New Jersey where I served as a Deputy Attorney General for several years; specializing in the area of child protection. After moving to the D.C. metro area I continued my legal career in Washington, D.C. where I worked on large scale...
Rebecca Janet Wade
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Alexandria, VA Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience
(703) 836-9030 500 Montgomery St.
Suite 575
Alexandria, VA 22314
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Richmond School of Law
Partner Rebecca Janet Wade focuses on family law and criminal defense, representing clients in cases of divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, and alimony. She specializes in criminal and civil domestic violence cases, both defending clients who are facing that charge as well as representing victims of domestic violence. Ms. Wade has extensive experience with protective orders and laws involving physical abuse, assault and injury, emotional abuse, threats of violence, and more. Her work defending the mother of a young child left in a hot car seat received considerable media attention.

Ms. Wade grew up in Alexandria, Virginia, and graduated...
Amanda Stone Swart
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Amanda Stone Swart is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Stone Swart works in the firm’s Leesburg office, and represents clients in Leesburg, Loudoun County, and all across Northern Virginia.

Ms. Stone Swart is originally from Boone, Iowa. She graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska in 2004, with Bachelor’s of Arts degrees in both Political Science and Journalism. Upon graduation, Ms. Stone Swart worked on Senator Charles Grassley’s re-election...
Jacqueline Sharman
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Richmond, VA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(804) 755-7599 3957 Westerre Parkway
Suite 105
Richmond, VA 23233
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Regent University School of Law
I represent clients in a variety of legal areas. I regularly represent clients all over the Richmond area and I often travel as far east as Virginia Beach, as far north as Spotsylvania, as far west as Charlottesville and as far South as Dinwiddie. I assist clients with obtaining and defending protective orders, uncontested and contested divorce, spousal support, child custody, visitation and support, pre-nuptial agreements, property settlement agreements, Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy, criminal defense, business formation and dissolution and general civil litigation.
Kellam T. Parks
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Va.Beach, VA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(888) 691-9319 4768 Euclid Road
Suite 103
Va.Beach, VA 23462-3810
Family and Personal Injury
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law and St. Andrews Presbyterian College
Kellam has created his firm to be paperless with cloud-based systems to enable immediate and remote access for himself and his clients. He is able to utilize digital technologies for legal research and litigation in the courtroom, such as the use of a tablet for case presentations. Kellam is also able to harness the power of social media to inform the public on his practice areas and keep in touch with his clients.
Caitlyn S. Stubbs
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(540) 370-4140 303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Fredericksburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
Family and Divorce
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Caitlyn Stubbs is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, with a special focus on contested divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Stubbs works in the firm’s Fredericksburg office, and represents clients in Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg and surrounding areas.
Wojtek P Wilczynski
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
(571) 418-1985 10627 Jones Street, Suite 201-B
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Immigration
Temple University
I am a sole practitioner dedicated to serving my clients by providing excellent legal representation with flexible payment options. I believe everyone deserves to have legal counsel, and for that reason, I am willing to work with clients who may require alternative payment options and who cannot afford the typical attorney fees.
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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.