Jennifer has extensive experience in interstate and intrastate adoptions working... more
Jennifer has extensive experience in interstate and intrastate adoptions working with agencies and private placements. Her adoption experience is not unmatched by her ART experience in helping families grow or build through donors and gestational carriers. She works with heterosexual, gay, lesbian, transgender andsingle clients in the areas of adoption and surrogacy inlcuding donor contracts. S... view profile
Michele has more than 30 years of experience as an attorney in the Washington... more
Michele has more than 30 years of experience as an attorney in the Washington metropolitan area. She works very closely with her clients, and is known for her personal service. She generally is available to her clients after regular business hours and on weekends as necessary. Michele focuses her practice on adoptions, estate planning and the preparation of personal planning documents, includin... view profile
I enjoy helping families plan their lives. I work with many gay, lesbian, bisexual... more
I enjoy helping families plan their lives. I work with many gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered families and individuals. Please feel free to contact me with your questions and if I cannot help you, I will find someone who can.
Working as a family law attorney for over twenty-five years, Sara M. Donohue has... more
Working as a family law attorney for over twenty-five years, Sara M. Donohue has practiced in the field of domestic law in both Maryland and the District of Columbia. Her practice includes working on complex divorce and custody matters. In addition to handling matrimonial matters in the traditional negotiation and litigation modes, she has been trained in Collaborative Law and is a member of Co... view profile
Sylvia Panfil is the founder of Bethesda Law Firm, a general practice law firm that... more
Sylvia Panfil is the founder of Bethesda Law Firm, a general practice law firm that provides a variety of legal services to clients. Ms. Panfil's legal experience encompasses her previous work with a boutique law firm in Washington, D.C. and a judicial internship with the Honorable Roger W. Titus of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland. During law school, she worked with the S... view profile
An adoption lawyer helps to place children with parents other than their birth parents. An adoption cuts off the birth parents' rights and responsibilities, and gives them to the adoptive parents. Once an adoption is final, the adopted child receives the same legal treatment as a biological child. Adoption is often an emotional time and an adoption lawyer can help you make the right decisions for the child.