Elizabeth Vaughan is an attorney practicing exclusively adoption and child welfare... more
Elizabeth Vaughan is an attorney practicing exclusively adoption and child welfare law in Virginia and the District of Columbia. Focusing exclusively on family formation law allows Elizabeth to give clients real depth of expertise in the complicated field of adoption and assisted reproduction law. Elizabeth believes that in addition to an educated mind, a caring heart and a listening ear are es... view profile
During my eleven years as an attorney, I have practiced solely in the areas of... more
During my eleven years as an attorney, I have practiced solely in the areas of criminal and family law because I feel it is very important to specialize one’s legal practice. One must have extensive knowledge and experience in their specific areas of practice to do this job well. I remain committed to staying fully apprised of new laws that pertain to criminal and family law, as well as the rul... view profile
Elizabeth Pendizch has practiced in Leesburg, Virginia since her admission to the... more
Elizabeth Pendizch has practiced in Leesburg, Virginia since her admission to the Virginia Bar in 1985. Prior to that she practiced inIllinois beginning in 1978. She had served as President of the Loudoun chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association; Received the 2008 Harry L. Carrico Pro Bono Award, and served as a staff attorney for the Loudoun Abused Womens Shelter from 1992 to 2000. ... 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.