Manassas, Virginia Family Lawyers

Andrew Tank
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Award-winning family law attorney in Northern Virginia. Get the help you need!

Andrew Tank is an award-winning family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He practices exclusively family law, and represents clients in Fairfax County, Arlington, Alexandria and all across Northern Virginia. Read More »
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Timothy King
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Virginia Family Law Attorney

Charleston School of LawVirginia
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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...
Shirin Afsous
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
Family
Suffolk University Law School
Shirin Afsous is as 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. Afsous works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Arlington, and represents clients in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria 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...
Andrew Tank
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 12 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Andrew Tank is a lead senior associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. Mr. Tank works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Arlington, and represents clients all across Northern Virginia.

Mr. Tank is experienced in handling every type of family law matter in Virginia, including separation, divorce, equitable distribution, custody, visitation and support cases.


An attorney since 2007, Mr. Tank has firmly established himself as a leader in the Northern Virginia legal community. He has been an active member of the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyers Conference, serving as Program Chair for the Bar’s annual meeting from...
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...
Andrei J. Kublan
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Falls Church, VA Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience
(703) 854-1081 6521 Arlington Blvd
#201
Falls Church, VA 22042
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Immigration
University of Richmond School of Law
Virginia Haizlip
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(703) 934-1188 11350 Random Hills Road
Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
The George Washington University Law School
I practice exclusively in the area of family law. My clients are my first priority and I focus on achieving the best outcome possible for them. I am well-versed in a full range of family law services including litigation, agreements, mediation, and collaborative divorce.
Sonja Aoun
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Tysons Corner, VA Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(703) 883-0880 1921 Gallows Road
Suite 750
Tysons Corner, VA 22182
Family and Divorce
Georgetown University Law Center
Sonja Aoun has been a family law attorney since 2001, and has added estate planning to her practice at Briglia Hundley, P.C. where she represents family law clients in all aspects of separation and divorce, including divorce planning/premarital agreements, collaborative divorces, negotiated settlements, and trials in the Juvenile and Domestic Relations District courts and Circuit Courts, primarily in Fairfax, Prince William, and Loudoun County. She obtained her law degree from Georgetown University Law Center after graduating cum laude with a B.S. in Languages (Spanish) from Georgetown University. Starting in 2014, she has been named to the Virginia SuperLawyers...
Lynn Fletcher
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FALLS CHURCH, VA Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience
(703) 244-7717 400 S. Maple Ave.
Suite 210
FALLS CHURCH, VA 22046
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Duke University
I am dedicated to helping couples and families get through divorce in as constructive, thoughtful, amicable and cost-effective way as possible. I support my clients in finding solutions that will keep you and your family out of destructive, expensive court battles. I bring years of family mediation and collaborative divorce experience as well as specialized training and practice in parenting coordination. My focus is on helping you and your spouse to craft solutions that will work for your unique situation. My mission is to help you to make informed, thoughtful decisions about both your future and your children's future.
Michael Barrett
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Annandale, VA Family Law Attorney with 16 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?
Abby McNelis
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 1 year experience
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Abby McNelis 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. McNelis works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax County and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Richmond, Virginia, Ms. McNelis graduated from The Pennsylvania State University before graduating from George Mason University School of Law. As a law student, Ms. McNelis won the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association Trial Advocacy Award.

After graduating from law school in 2018, Ms. McNelis completed a one-year judicial...
Andrei J. Kublan
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Virginia Family Law Lawyer with 13 years experience

University of Richmond School of LawUnited States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Virginia and District of Columbia
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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
Benjamin H. Carafiol
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(703) 397-8157 12660 Lake Ridge Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Woodbridge, VA Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
Family and Divorce
Wake Forest University School of Law
Robert Marshall Worster
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 14 years experience
(703) 934-1480 10201 Fairfax Blvd Ste 520
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Richmond School of Law
Christopher Doyle
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 2 years experience
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Christopher Doyle is an associate attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C., practicing exclusively family law. He works in the firm’s offices in Fairfax and Leesburg, and represents clients in Fairfax County, Loudoun County and all across Northern Virginia.

Born in South Korea but adopted by American parents at six months old, Mr. Doyle was raised in Toms River, New Jersey. He graduated cum laude from Ramapo College of New Jersey in 2009, earning a B.A. in Political Science & Public Policy.

Mr. Doyle’s plan going into college was to attend law school immediately afterward, but he instead found himself working in the...
Sabahat Pervaiz
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(703) 896-7630 4000 Legato Road
Suite 1100
Fairfax, VA 22033
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Traffic Tickets
University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law
Jonathan Louis Kales
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
(703) 896-7580 4000 Legato Road
Suite 1100
Fairfax, VA 22033
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
University of Connecticut School of Law
Mr. Kales is a graduate of Bates College in Lewiston, Maine (B.A., 1994) and The University of Connecticut School of Law (J.D., 1998). He concentrates and limits his practice to Virginia family law and domestic relations cases, including Collaborative Divorce and Collaborative Law, family mediation, preparation of separation and property settlement agreements, equitable distribution of property, child and spousal support, child custody and visitation, and prenuptial agreements. Having litigated family law cases for years, Mr. Kales helps clients to navigate their divorces with support and compassion, assisting them to reach the best solutions for themselves and their families.
Timothy King
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
(703) 273-6431 4010 University Dr
#102
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Charleston School of Law
Ms. Rana Sneij Syriani Esq
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 12 years experience
(703) 786-8340 10615 Judicial Drive 603
Fairfax, VA 22030-7500
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
American University Washington College of Law
Attorney Rana Sneij Syriani is an experienced (Immigration, Family & Traffic Attorney), representing clients at the Law offices of American Lawyers Group, PLLC. She has extensive experience in the area of divorce law (contested and uncontested), child custody, child support, adoption, spousal support, property division and settlement and post judgment modifications and name changes and many other family law cases as listed below. Ms. Syriani will represent you, if you live in one of the following Virginia counties: Fairfax , Falls Church, Arlington, Loudoun, Vienna, Warren, King George, Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Prince William County, Culpeper and Stafford. Ms. Syriani...
Sheryl Ann Shane Esq
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 26 years experience
(703) 503-4448 4015 Chain Bridge Road, Suite J
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Licensed Attorney for more than 20 years. Primary focus of Law includes, but is not limited to; Criminal Law - Serious Felonies and Misdemeanors. Violence Offenses ie. Robbery and Malicious Wounding, Larceny, False Pretense, Embezzlement, Drug Distribution and/or Possession, Abduction, Kidnapping, Sex Crimes, Computer Crimes. Traffic Cases - DWI, DUI, Reckless driving, Driving on a /Suspended or Revoked license, Driving without a license, Hit and Run, Eluding, etc. Family Law matters - Divorce, Custody, Visitation, Support, Equitable Distribution, Protective Orders and Violations thereof. Emergency Hearings. Domestic Violence. Immigration issues are easily addressed....
Douglas Sanderson
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
McCandlish & Lillard, P.C.
11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030
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...
Cambridge L. Baker
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(703) 865-4746 3975 University Drive #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 1 year experience
Family
Cambridge Baker 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. Baker works in the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax County and all across Northern Virginia.

Originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Ms. Baker graduated from Elon University in North Carolina, where she was a Presidential Scholar and on the Dean’s List for three semesters.

After college, Ms. Baker worked as a Private Wealth Management Administrative Assistant at Advantage xPO onsite at Goldman, Sachs &...
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...
Mr. Charles David Hatley esq
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 6 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...
William D. Ashwell
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Warrenton, VA Family Law Lawyer with 7 years experience
(540) 347-6595 27 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Dayton School of Law
BAR ADMISSIONS
- Virginia, 2012
- U.S. District Court Eastern District of Virginia
- U.S. District Court Western District of Virginia
- U.S. Court of Appeals 4th Circuit
- U.S. Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Virginia

EDUCATION
- University of Dayton School of Law, Dayton, Ohio
J.D. - 2012
Honors: Moot Court - Team Member, 2010-2011
- Hampden-Sydney College, Hampden-Sydney, Virginia
B.A. - 2008
Major: English

REPRESENTTIVE CASES
- Shepherd v. Conde, 797 S.E.2d 750 (Va. 2017)
- Chacey v. Garvey, 781 S.E.2d 357 (Va. 2015)

CLASSES/SEMINARS
- Land Use and Zoning: Navigate Land Use/Zoning Regulations, Permitting Issues, Disputes and More; National Business Institute,...
Amy Louise Mirabile
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(703) 691-3066 3050 Chain Bridge Road
Suite 510
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Daniel B. Krisky
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 42 years experience
(703) 218-3926 10521 Judicial Drive, Suite 200
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily and Criminal
Washington & Lee University
Daniel B. Krisky of The Law Office of Daniel B. Krisky, P.C. has over 40 years of experience in the field of law primarily focusing on the practice areas of Criminal and Family Law.
Robert D. Moreton
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Herndon, VA Family Law Lawyer with 9 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...
Alanna Camille Williams
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(703) 591-7475 11320 Random Hills Rd
Suite 630
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
California Western School of Law
Partner at the Duff Law Firm. Member of the Virginia State Bar, American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, The National Advocates top 100 lawyers, just to name a few. See my complete profile at www.dufflawfirm.com
Nicole Grejda
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 6 years experience
(571) 328-5020 10300 Eaton Place
Suite 520
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Albert Bonin
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(703) 222-3333 4000 Legato Road #400
Fairfax, VA 22033
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
For more than 40 years, ShounBach has continued to establish itself as one of the best family law firms in Northern Virginia. The firm’s extensive team of Northern Virginia family law attorneys has more than 200 years of combined experience and handles all kinds of family law and divorce matters, from child custody to domestic violence. More information can be found on the firm’s extensive website.
Mr. Brian Denton West Esq.
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Vienna, VA Family Law Lawyer with 34 years experience
(703) 564-4600 8500 Leesburg Pike
Suite 400
Vienna, VA 22182
Family, Business, Criminal and Divorce
George Mason University School of Law
Deborah Nelson Arthur
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Annandale, VA Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(703) 658-6050 5031 Backlick Road
Annandale, VA 22003
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
George Mason University School of Law
Deborah N. Arthur has built a long-standing reputation in the Fairfax County, Virginia community for being an attorney with a drive for success. Earning her B.S. in Business Administration from George Mason University in 1977, she continued her education, earning her J.D. from George Mason University in 1982, after spending two years at the Department of Justice. Since then, she has assisted those in need of legal representation in matters concerning divorce, bankruptcy, personal injury, family law, and estate matters. So, what separates Mrs. Arthur from the crowd?
She understands that bad things sometimes happen to good people. That's why she...
Rebecca Lynne Melone
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Reston, VA Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(703) 995-9900 12110 Sunset Hills Road
Suite 600
Reston, VA 20190
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Toledo
Alyssa D. Phillips
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Warrenton, VA Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(540) 347-6595 27 Culpeper Street
Warrenton, VA 20186
Family and Divorce
University of Baltimore School of Law
Laura Golden Liff
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Lawyer with 9 years experience
(703) 273-2288 11350 Random Hills Road, Suite 500
Fairfax, VA 22030
Family and Business
The Catholic University of America Columbus School of Law
Laura Golden Liff joined McCandlish & Lillard, P.C. as a summer associate in 2009 and became a full-time associate in 2010. Her primary practice area is civil litigation, with representative experience in the areas of commercial, business and fiduciary matters, as well as domestic relations, medical malpractice defense, and workers compensation. Ms. Liff has experience managing litigation case teams from their inception through trial and on appeal. Significant representations include her integral role in a fiduciary litigation team that obtained a multi-million dollar judgment for the client.
Melanie Hubbard
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
(703) 935-4222 12150 Monument Drive
Suite 650
Fairfax, VA 22033
Family
George Mason University School of Law
Melanie Hubbard is a founding partner at Malinowski Hubbard and practices exclusively in family law. She has successfully litigated multiple cases involving child custody, property and asset division, grandparents’ rights, property settlement agreements, and more. An active member of the legal community, Attorney Hubbard helped author Chapter 3 – Support and Property Provisions in Separation and Support Agreements – of “Negotiating and Drafting Marital Agreements” handbook. She also contributed to the Virginia Family Law Coalition’s report to the Virginia Senate Rules Committee (October 2013) revolving matters of parental control and third party infringement. Her peers selected her for the 2016...
Afsana Chowdhury
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney
(703) 271-6519 8280 Willow Oaks Corporate Drive
Suite 600
Fairfax, VA 22031
Family and Divorce
University of Richmond School of Law
Rachel Fierro
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Herndon, VA Family Law Attorney with 19 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.
Edward S. Culbertson
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Fairfax, VA Family Law Attorney with 34 years experience
(703) 273-6770 10482 Armstrong St.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Divorce
The George Washington University Law School
John James Good
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Stafford, VA Family Law Attorney
(540) 659-4890 800 Corporate Drive
Suite 301
Stafford, VA 22554
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
California Western School of Law
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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.

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