Fauquier County, Virginia Family Lawyers

Ariel L. Baniowski
(571) 208-1267
Manassas, VA Family Law Attorney
5 years experience
Jenniffer DeNigris
(703) 273-6431Free Consultation
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
Catherine M. Bowers
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Fauquier County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 23 years experience
(540) 216-7160 49A East Lee Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Family and Divorce
The George Washington University Law School
Sarah C. Collins
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Family
George Mason University School of Law
Sarah Collins 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, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. Ms. Collins works in the firm’s Manassas office, and 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. She is one of the most experienced attorneys in the firm in navigating the Prince William County court system. Sarah Collins...
Carolyn A. Eaton
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 22 years experience
(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Avenue #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
SMU Dedman School of Law
Carolyn Eaton is a senior family lawyer in the Manassas office of Livesay & Myers, P.C. She represents clients in separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases throughout Manassas, Prince William County and Northern Virginia. As a certified Guardian Ad Litem for children, Ms. Eaton’s practice has a special focus on cases involving child custody, visitation and support issues. Ms. Eaton has almost twenty years of legal experience. She graduated from Southern Methodist University School of Law in 1994, and began her legal career a year later when she helped establish the family law practice of a boutique law...
Ariel L. Baniowski
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 5 years experience
(571) 208-1267 9408 Grant Avenue #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Ariel Baniowski 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. Baniowski works in the firm’s Manassas office, and represents clients in Manassas, Prince William County and all across Northern Virginia. Ms. Baniowski is known as an aggressive advocate for her clients. She combines a tireless work ethic with years of experience in family law and a passion for helping people through difficult circumstances. Ms. Baniowski embodies the core principle followed by...
Anna Bristle
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 4 years experience
(703) 454-0701 9200 Church Street
Suite 202
Manassas, VA 20110
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Joan Heishman Proper
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 9 years experience
(703) 291-6660 Judiciary Place
9300 W. Courthouse Road, Suite 202
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Divorce, Education and Juvenile
George Mason University School of Law
In addition to representing clients in education, family law and criminal matters, Joan is also certified as a Guardian Ad Litem for incapacitated adults. She is qualified to represent incapacitated adults in guardianship, conservatorship, and family law matters. Joan also serves as counsel for those seeking guardianship and/or conservatorship of an incapacitated adult.
Deborah McIntyre-Yurkovich
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 14 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 fourteen years of experience and knowledge garnered from hundreds of 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...
Daniel Augustine Harvill
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 15 years experience
(703) 485-3111 9403 Grant Avenue, Suite 202
Manassas, VA 20110
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Criminal and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law and The George Washington University Law School
Amanda DeFede
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 12 years experience
(702) 659-1962 9315 Center Street
Suite 102
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Divorce, Education and Juvenile
The University of Georgia School of Law
Ms. DeFede practices primarily in the areas of education law, family law, juvenile law and criminal defense. She has represented clients in all state courts in Northern Virginia, the Court of Appeals of Virginia, the Supreme Court of Virginia and the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia. Ms. DeFede has extensive litigation experience in the areas of criminal law, ranging from misdemeanors to serious felonies. Likewise, she has litigated nearly every facet of family law, such as protective orders, support, custody disputes and complex equitable distribution. Ms. DeFede has also represented clients...
Kevin L. Leahy
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer.
(703) 656-7349 9300 Grant Avenue Suite 200
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
American University
Mr. Leahy is a former Assistant Commonwealth’s Attorney for Fauquier County. As a former prosecutor, he brings to the firm knowledge and experience from one of the local Commonwealth Attorney’s Offices.
Mehnaz I. Khan Esq.
(703) 854-1081Free Consultation
Falls Church, VA Family Law Lawyer
Wesley Dean Wornom
(540) 659-1958
Stafford, VA Family Law Lawyer
37 years experience
Christopher Todd Mays
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Prince William County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 12 years experience
(703) 665-0836 10432 Balls Ford Road
Suite 300
Manassas, VA 20109
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Christopher Mays received his BS from Virginia Tech and JD from the George Washington University Law School. Chris has received various awards for his work as a family law attorney, including recognition as a “Top Lawyer” by Northern Virginia Magazine. He has lectured at Continuing Legal Education seminars for the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and local bar associations in Northern Virginia. He has also written for the Journal of the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association and co-authored written materials for Virginia CLE (Continuing Legal Education). As an attorney, Chris focuses his practice on representing individuals and families in matters relating...
(703) 665-0836 5680 King Centre Drive
Suite 600
Alexandria, VA 22315
Donna Dougherty
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 12 years experience
(703) 530-7022 9254 Mosby Street
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
Cleveland State University
In January 2011, Donna opened Donna Dougherty Law within a few blocks of the Prince William County Courthouse. Her firm focuses on Family Law issues and she represents children in custody and abuse and neglect situations. She and her staff work as a team to advocate for their clientâs interests and in moving on to the next stage of their lives. In 2005, Donna began practicing law in Virginia focusing on civil litigation to include family and real estate litigation. Donna has fine-tuned her practice and focuses on family issues where marriages and/or relationships are dissolving and legal assistance...
David Silek
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 15 years experience
(703) 361-9700 9306 Grant Ave
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, DUI, Divorce and Personal Injury
Regent University School of Law
John Joseph Irving
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Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer.
(703) 530-9001 9001 Center St
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
John Irving brings a working knowledge of all aspects of the legal process to any case or client with his extensive and eclectic legal background. In 1997, John received his undergraduate bachelor's degree in criminal justice. Shortly after graduation he began work as a fraud investigator for the City of New York. John handled thousands of cases involving welfare and housing fraud. Following this position, he was recruited to and employed the Prince William County Police Department where he exhibited his superior abilities and received several commendations and awards. After a brief time with the police department, John decided to make...
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer.
(703) 722-6187 9214 Center Street
Floor 3
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney.
(703) 365-0090 9242 Center St
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 17 years experience
(703) 369-1987 9843 Business Way
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Attorney.
(703) 335-1335 9300 Peabody St
Manassas, VA 20110
Family and Divorce
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer.
(703) 335-9390 9251 Lee Ave
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Manassas City County, VA Family Law Lawyer.
(703) 361-8246 9255 Lee Ave
Manassas, VA 20110
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
Culpeper County, VA Family Law Attorney.
115 S West St
Culpeper, VA 22701
Family, Criminal, DUI and Divorce
Sean R Hanover
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Fairfax County, 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...
(703) 402-2723 888 16th St., NW
Suite 800
Washington, DC 20006
Michael Christopher Miller
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Fairfax County, VA Family Law Attorney. 25 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...
Jonathan P. McHugh
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Loudoun County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 6 years experience
(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20175
Family and Divorce
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Jonathan McHugh is an 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.
Jason Alexander Weis
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 12 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,...
James David Livesay
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Loudoun County, VA Family Law Attorney. 19 years experience
(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
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 four 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...
Young S. Song
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Fairfax County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 18 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.
(410) 696-2256 3201 Rogers Avenue
Suite 301
Ellicott City, MD 21043
Wojtek P Wilczynski
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Fairfax City County, 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.
Matthew Joseph Yao
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 6 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.
Caitlyn S. Stubbs
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Fredericksburg City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 4 years experience
(540) 370-4140 303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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.
Catherine M. Reese
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 19 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...
Laila Raheen
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 4 years experience
(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Laila Raheen is a 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, including separation, divorce, custody and support cases. 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...
Shirin Afsous
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 1 year experience
(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family
Suffolk University Law School
Shirin Afsous is as an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Ms. Afsous works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Alexandria, Arlington and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Fairfax, Ms. Afsous earned her law degree from Suffolk University Law School in Boston, Massachusetts, where she graduated cum laude with a Trial and Appellate Concentration, with distinction. Before law school, Ms. Afsous graduated cum laude from the University of Mary Washington.

Shirin Afsous resides with her husband in Arlington, Virginia.
Amanda Stone Swart
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Loudoun County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 7 years experience
(571) 291-3190 113 E Market St #110
Leesburg, VA 20176
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 offices in Leesburg and Fairfax, and represents clients in Loudoun County, Fairfax 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...
Kathleen M. Stotish Esq.
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Falls Church City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 4 years experience
(703) 237-1200 201 Park Washington Ct
1st Floor
Falls Church, VA 22046
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
American University Washington College of Law
Kathleen Marie Stotish was born and raised in central New Jersey, and has called northern Virginia "home" for nearly a decade. She focuses her practice on business transactions and commercial litigation, and also works in the areas of collections/creditors' rights law, and family law. Ms. Stotish has also been certified by the Commonwealth of Virginia as a Guardian Ad Litem for Incapacitated Adults. Ms. Stotish graduated cum laude from the Washington College of Law at American University in 2012. During law school, Ms. Stotish worked as a Law Clerk with the Law Offices of Jonathan Gelber,...
Benjamin H. Carafiol
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Fredericksburg City County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 9 years experience
(540) 370-4140 303 Charlotte Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22401
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.
Ryan Schmalzle
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Loudoun County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 8 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...
Matthew Smith
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Fairfax City County, VA Family Law Attorney. 11 years experience
(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
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...
Mr. Charles David Hatley esq
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Fairfax County, VA Family Law Attorney. 3 years experience
(571) 765-6240 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22031
Family
The University of Toledo College of Law
Fairfax divorce attorney Charles D. Hatley has made a career of practicing family law because the opportunity it gives him to help families through such a critical juncture. “I am passionate about helping individuals through trying times and protecting their rights so they can concentrate on their personal lives,” Mr. Hatley said. The divorce process can be extremely confusing for many people. It can be incredibly frustrating to get bogged down in all the legal jargon and procedures when so much is at stake. Mr. Hatley walks through each step of the process to make sure his clients...
Matthew Lane Kreitzer
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Frederick County, VA Family Law Lawyer. 2 years experience
(540) 333-0330 120 Exeter Dr
200
Winchester, VA 22603
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Juvenile
William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law
I am a graduate from the College of William and Mary School of Law with an extensive history of working in the area of Family Law. I have clerked, interned, and volunteered for a variety of state and non-profit organizations focused on helping people facing divorce. Contact me for help with your case.