Virginia Family Lawyers

Anneshia Miller Grant
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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,... Read More »
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Ashburn, VA Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(301) 807-6561 44370 Boxford Terrace
Ashburn, VA 20147
Family, Business and Divorce
Jonathan P. McHugh
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20175
Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 8 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.
Ariel L. Baniowski
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 7 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...
Cheryl K. Graham
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(703) 443-9360 116 Edwards Ferry Road NE
Suite E
Leesburg, VA 20176
Family and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Experienced Divorce Attorney and Mediator
James D. Livesay
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 21 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)....
Syed Wali Raheen
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Chantilly, VA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 544-0050 4229 Lafayette Center Dr
Suite 1300
Chantilly, VA 20151
Family, Business, Divorce and Personal Injury
Fordham University School of Law and New York Law School
After completing his undergrad with honors at the University of Toronto in Canada, Mr. Raheen moved to New York and attained his Juris Doctorate Law Degree (J.D.) and Master of Laws Degree (LL.M.) at the New York Law School and Fordham University School of Law, respectively. Following his post-doctorate graduation, Mr. Raheen worked with the prestigious NY law firm of Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, LLP, where he gained and reflected their successful motto of attention to detail in high quality work product. Mr. Raheen and his family moved closer to family in the DC...
Amanda Stone Swart
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 9 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...
Anne Bogdon Prentice
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(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Anne Prentice is a senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Prentice works in the firm’s Leesburg office, and represents clients in Leesburg, Loudoun County and all across Northern Virginia. An attorney since 2003, Ms. Prentice has practiced family law since 2007. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Prentice is a graduate of George Mason University School of Law and a cum laude graduate of Shenandoah University. She is also a graduate of the National Trial Advocacy...
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...
Brian Mitchell Hirsch
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Reston, VA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(703) 481-6063 12110 Sunset Hills Rd
Reston, VA 20190
Family and Divorce
American University, Washington College of Law
Brian has been a divorce attorney litigating and settling cases in Northern Virginia since 1985, and is certified by the Virginia Supreme Court in Family Mediation. He is listed in "The Best Lawyers in America", Washingtonian magazine's Top Divorce Lawyers, Northern Virginia magazine’s Top Divorce Lawyers and Virginia Business magazine's "Legal Elite".

He is the editor of the Virginia Family Law Quarterly, the official publication of the Family Law Section of the Virginia State Bar. Brian is a past Chair of the Virginia State Bar Family Law Section Board of Governors. He has been a Fellow of the American Academy of...
Mehnaz I. Khan Esq.
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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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Robert D. Moreton
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Herndon, VA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(703) 437-7305 297 Herndon Parkway
Suite 203
Herndon, VA 20170
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy and Divorce
Nova Southeastern University
Robert D. Moreton dedicates his practice to domestic relations and bankruptcy law.

While family law and bankruptcy issues can be overwhelming and emotionally draining, Mr. Moreton takes a practical approach to each of his cases, working with client to determine their priorities and develop a strategy tailored to the unique needs and circumstances of their case. Mr. Moreton understands that there is no substitution for hard work and preparation when it comes to resolving complex and emotional issues.

Mr. Moreton represents clients in Circuit Courts and Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts throughout Northern Virginia. He also represents individual and...
Joseph Beale
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Aldie, VA Family Law Lawyer with 25 years experience
(571) 335-3735 25817 Racing Sun Drive
Aldie, VA 20105
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
American University Washington College of Law
Joseph H. Beale has been providing exceptional legal services for individuals and families in Northern Virginia and the District of Columbia for more than twenty years. Every client is important and with you he will develop a client centered strategy that fits your unique circumstances in order to meet your goals and achieve the best possible outcome for you in a cost effective, ethical and efficient manner. He believes in building strong and lasting relationships with clients based on trust, open communication and delivering results. He has a solid reputation as a skilled litigator and negotiator, earning a perfect 10...
Adriana F. Estevez
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 5 years experience
(571) 252-9322 19 East Market Street
Suite 203
Leesburg, VA 20176
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Immigration
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Adriana was born and raised in New York, and attended both college and law school in Washington, D.C. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in International Affairs, Philosophy, and Political Science from The George Washington University in 2009, and her Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law in 2013.

Throughout law school, Adriana worked for various nonprofit organizations in Virginia and Washington, D.C., focusing on immigration issues related to domestic violence victims, victims of crime, children, and family matters.

Upon graduation, Adriana moved to Virginia where she earned her license to...
Rebecca Lynne Melone
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Reston, VA Family Law Attorney with 6 years experience
(703) 995-9900 1818 Library Street
Suite 500
Reston, VA 20190
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Toledo
Douglas Sanderson
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 41 years experience
(703) 934-1122 McCandlish & Lillard, P.C.
212 E. Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Family, Business, Divorce and Real Estate
The George Washington University Law School
Douglas J. Sanderson provides legal services in the multiple areas of commercial real estate, family law/domestic relations, and business organizations and transactions. In his family law/domestic relations practice, Doug counsels and represents people who seek legal assistance with, for example, separation agreements, divorces, and issues of child custody and visitation, equitable distribution, and support (spousal and child, as may apply), as well as, on a happier note, pre-nuptial agreements. Doug’s practice includes litigation as well as other methods of problem-solving, and he strives to assist clients in finding resolutions that avoid or minimize litigation, and to further that...
Michael Jeremiah Seck
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(571) 510-3331 5 Wirt Street, SW
Suite 204
Leesburg, VA 20175
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Thomas M. Cooley Law School
Michael J. Seck, Esquire born Ann Arbor, Michigan; admitted to Virginia bar October 12, 2001, Supreme Court of Virginia, October 29, 2001, Supreme Court of New Jersey, December 7, 2002, United States District Court, District of New Jersey, December 31, 2001 Education: Elon College, North Carolina (B.A., Politics, August 1996); The Thomas M. Cooley Law School, Michigan, (Juris Doctor, January 2001) Practice Areas: Criminal Law; Adult and Juvenile Felonies and Misdemeanors; Driving While Intoxicated; Traffic Law; Divorce; Domestic Relations; Adoption; Civil Litigation; Landlord/Tenant; Business & Corporate Law; Wills and Estates; HOA Disputes; Consumer Protection; Products Liability; Personal Injury ...
Sachin Kori
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Herndon, VA Family Law Lawyer with 8 years experience
(703) 435-0043 1035 Sterling Road, Suite 103
Herndon, VA 20170
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Juvenile
University of Tennessee - Knoxville
Rachel Fierro
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Herndon, VA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
1035 Sterling Road, Suite 103
Herndon, VA 20170
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Attorney Rachel Fierro received her Bachelor's Degree in Political Science from the University of Maine and her Juris Doctorate from the New England School of Law in Boston, Massachusetts. Her primary practice areas are Family Law, Traffic and Criminal Law. She has been practicing for over 14 years. She is admitted to practice in Virginia, U.S. District Court and the Supreme Court of the United States.
Steve Garver
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Reston, VA Family Law Lawyer
(703) 665-7592 11702 Bowman Green Dr.
Suite 200
Reston, VA 20190
Family and Divorce
Cherise Dyann Loy
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Reston, VA Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience
(703) 815-0000 1984 Isaac Newton Square West
Suite 206
Reston, VA 20190
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Cherise Dyann Loy, formerly Cuevas is an attorney handling Collaborative, Family & Personal Injury Law. Our firm helps with Consent & Step-Parent Adoptions, International Adoptions, Re adoption, Special Immigrant Juvenile Petitions, Abuse & Neglect, CPS/Department of Family/Child Protective Services Cases, Child Custody, Divorce, Support, Alimony, Separation Agreements, Uncontested Divorce, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Prenuptial Agreements, Post-Nuptial Agreements, Name Changes, Birth Certificate Corrections.
Jennifer Tomac
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney
(703) 595-2677 102 N. King St.
Leesburg, VA 20176
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Beth M McCord Paleos
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer
(703) 498-1365 P.O. Box 264
Leesburg, VA 20178
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
American University Washington College of Law
I graduated from Washington College of Law at American University in Washington, D.C. in 2001. I received my undergraduate degree in psychology at Arizona State University in 1991. I was admitted to the Virginia State Bar in 2001. Since then, I have been practicing law in Virginia with an emphasis on family law matters, including divorce, custody & visitation, child and spousal support, and domestic violence.
Danell J. Palladine Esq.
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Attorney with 30 years experience
(703) 829-7701 Law Office of Danell J. Palladine, PLLC
116-R Edwards Ferry Road
Leesburg, VA 20176
Family, Business, Construction and Divorce
Spencer Beckman
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Leesburg, VA Family Law Lawyer
(703) 722-0717 203 Harrison Street, SE, Suite H
Leesburg, VA 20175
Family
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,...
Anneshia Miller Grant
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 9 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...
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...
Melannie H. Dino
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(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Avenue #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Manassas, VA Family Law Lawyer with 18 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...
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...
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...
Sarah C. Collins
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Manassas, VA Family Law Attorney with 5 years experience
(703) 361-8246 9255 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Criminal and Traffic Tickets
George Mason University School of Law
Sarah Collins is an associate attorney at The Manassas Law Group, P.C., practicing family law and criminal law. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody, and support cases. Ms. Collins represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County, and all across Northern Virginia. Before entering private practice, Ms. Collins served for two years as a law clerk in the Prince William County Circuit Court.
Brianna D. Salerno
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325 Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Brianna Salerno is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing family law and estate planning. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Salerno works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Arlington, and represents clients in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Chicago, Illinois, Ms. Salerno graduated magna cum laude from The George Washington University before graduating in the top third of her class at George Mason University School of Law.

An attorney since 2010, Ms. Salerno is admitted to practice law...
Alisa Chunesphisal
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
Family and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Alisa Chunephisal is a senior 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. Chunephisal works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.

Ms. Chunephisal grew up in Northern Virginia, attending Bishop O’Connell High School in Arlington and James Madison University in Harrisonburg. She moved to Scottsdale, Arizona after her college graduation, but returned to the DC area to attend law school.

Ms. Chunephisal earned her J.D. from Catholic...
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 21 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...
Deborah McIntyre-Yurkovich
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Manassas, VA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(703) 659-1962 9315 Center Street, Suite 102
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Education
George Mason University School of Law
Debbie McIntyre-Yurkovich is a founding partner of McIntyre DeFede Law PLLC. Her clients benefit from her many years of experience and knowledge garnered from prior cases and clients. Ms. McIntyre-Yurkovich has represented individuals in a variety of matters throughout Northern Virginia. Ms. McIntyre-Yurkovich is also the parent of a child with special needs, and she understands the unique circumstances that present legally, economically, and emotionally to parents of special needs children. Ms. McIntyre-Yurkovich is proud that many of her client referrals come from her many satisfied current and past clients. She is equally proud that she...
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...
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...
Laila Raheen
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(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Avenue #402
571-208-1267
Manassas, VA 20110
Manassas, VA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Laila Raheen is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Raheen is known as a no-nonsense, aggressive advocate for her clients. She is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia.

Ms. Raheen is a graduate of the University of Richmond School of Law (cum laude) and the University of Toronto (with honors).

Ms. Raheen began her legal career in 2013 at a general practice law firm in Chantilly, Virginia. Working for several different firms in Northern Virginia over the next two years, she gained valuable experience in civil litigation and...
Michelle C. Thomas
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McLean, VA Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(703) 652-9200 1765 Greensboro Station Place
Suite 900
McLean, VA 22101
Family and Divorce
The George Washington University Law School
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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.

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