When I met Jennifer, I was a mess. I was lost, unable to focus at work and home. I had two infants at the time and she was referred to me by my bff., This was the best meeting during my worst time. Not only has she been a listening ear and counselor, she's been very attentive to my family needs. Although my case started in 2011 and eventually ended in 2012, I continue to reach out to Jennifer regarding the aftermath of divorce. She's truly knowledgeable and has the best interest in mind for my family. She's irreplaceable and I will continue to recommend her services to all in need. Thanks Muskus & Muskus, I truly appreciate you.
I can not say enough about Jennifer Muskus. she and her firm has handled many legal matter for me and quite frankly I wouldn't use anyone else. If you want the job done by someone knowledgeable, Jennifer is your pick. She looks to be meek and mild mannered but is a total "pit-bull" in the courtroom.
I contacted this lawyer to ask a question about one of the vehicles that is in my name. I'm not sure if I actually spoke to this lawyer or someone in her office. (I think the lady's name was Charley) However, she cut me off before I could finish asking my question and told me they could not help me until my husband and I are living separately. I thought that was so rude. I chose this lawyer because of the rating on Avvo and thought about maybe retaining her. But this phone consultation has changed my mind. I will seek another attorney. I need an attorney who will at least listen to me.
Posted by a client
When I met Jennifer in 2009 it was under fairly extreme circumstances. My husband had intentionally abandoned me and, with the assistance of my former in-laws, he took my child and everything of value from our home only weeks after I got a job. I came home to a mostly empty house and a note on the counter. Not only had he transferred everyone (and everything) into another home, all three individuals left the state with my (at the time) infant in tow.
The situation did not allow a great amount of time for response, and I didn't know how to react because I had never been exposed to that type of radical, malicious behavior. I had no where to turn and no one that would help. I had separated from the military to have my child. Though we lived on a military installation, the military would not provide any assistance because he was still serving. I was told our case was to be dealt with via private sector. To make matters worse 911 would not respond because we lived on base. They informed me that the base was not their jurisdiction. My spouse had also come between my family members and I. They believed he was a good man, so I was in a catch 22.
After calling every local authority/agency for several days while trying to retain composure at my new job, I found Jennifer by the grace of G-d through a women's help hotline. I wasn't able to eat or sleep and was in terrible condition when we met. We took things one day at a time though and fought through the most strenuous of circumstances.
Over the years, my ex and his parents have made attempts at every turn to degrade my character and ruin my integrity in an effort to remove my child from my care. And each time, Jennifer has given sound advice on how to react to their antagonistic mannerisms. She listened when I was full of anxiety, empathized when I was fearful, and she was my rock when, many times, no one else was willing and/or able to offer solid support.
Jennifer and I have worked together since 2009 and from day one she has been genuine and supportive. Without her expertise and willingness to act quickly my former spouse would have succeeded in taking my child and disappearing to another state for more than just a short amount of time.
In the past 6+ years we have learned many lessons together about the legal system, peoples' character (or lack thereof), the military and Federal government, support systems and what to do when they fail, as well as how we both respond to excessive amounts of stress.
I believe in Jennifer so much that, even though my child and I moved to a neighboring state years ago to be close to work, I still travel back to Maryland to do court procedures.
My case will be in the legal system for the foreseeable future and the only thing I know for certain is the fact that I do not want anyone else by my side. Jennifer has proven herself to be fair, to play by the rules (especially when the opposing party vehemently chooses not to follow a moral high ground), and she has time after time shown she is loyal and caring, and if that isn't great customer service in a field as difficult as the legal system, I don't know what is.
Posted by Charles
In August 2013 I was faced/forced with the difficult task of finding and retaining a divorce attorney. A friend recommended Jennifer Muskus on Allentown Rd in Fort Washington/Oxon Hill Md. Once I got an appointment I met with Jennifer Muskus. After that initial meeting with her, I knew she was "The One and Only" divorce attorney I had to meet. Jennifer Muskus was very professional, knowledgeable and likable, which all were very important to me. From day one Jennifer Muskus kept me informed of every aspect of my case, whether it was an important detail or just to keep me posted on what she was doing. It seemed as though I was her most important client. My divorce process started in August 2013 from the first meeting until the divorce court date June 2014. During that time frame Jennifer Muskus prepared my case as if I had a billion dollar law suit. She is diligent and I could see the fire and desire within her to win this case for me. During the actual trial date in June 2014, Jennifer Muskus continued to research laws up until the trial began. This was my first time ever having to retain an attorney. In watching her in the courtroom during the trial was like watching a work of art live. She was very intense, attentive and always seemed to be a step ahead of the opposition. When the case was over and all was said and done, the judge ruled in my favor owing my ex wife $0.00. I attribute everything first to God, and then to Jennifer Muskus for what was my "Super Bowl Championship". Eight months has passed, and Jennifer continues to reach out to me inquiring about my life status. I am grateful for her parents that had her and her desire to complete law school. Jennifer Muskus is absolutely "The Best Divorce Attorney" in my book. I would highly recommend her to any and everyone whom needs a divorce attorney. Thank you Jennifer from the bottom of my heart.
Posted by a Family client
After reading her reviews chose to retain her but as the case grew more complex her level of interest seemed to dissipate. The day in court was exaggerative as we were there for over 8 hours going back and forth with a proposed settlement from the other party which we were never made aware could take place. To date the case is not completely settled as the other party did not hold up to their end of the deal and Ms. Muskus has failed to to make them do so. Overall, not impressed as we expected the attorney to lay out all potential options and communicate both the aforementioned along with potential outcomes and that did not take place. Communication needs to be improved.
Posted by Joseph
Ms. Muskus is an excellent attorney.
She is extremely insightful, knowledgeable and very thorough in all aspects of our interactions, and in helping me to make the best decisions for my situation.
I would highly recommend Jennifer to anyone in need of an attorney who really knows the law, and how to best navigate the legal system.
She is very focused, honing in on what exactly the situation requires, and is quite adept at making certain she has explained all options in detail, and following up to make sure everything is understood.
She has a warm and very caring personality, and is a great people person.
I highly recommend her, without any reservation or hesitation.
Posted by a Child Custody client
Jennifer is an excellent attorney! She helped me with a custody and visitation dispute that involved different states. Ms. Muskus emmersed herself in my case and always kept me well informed. She is very thorough and was highly organized and ready for court. I cannot thank her enough for all that she did. I highly recommend Jennifer to anyone looking for a professional, trustworthy and knowledgable attorney.
Posted by Lola
Ms Muskus, is a very good lawyer who immerses herself into your case, treating it like you are her only client! she is very thorough, leaving no stone unturned. Ms Muskus represented in my very nasty divorce case. before i met Ms Muskus, i had two previous attorneys who were terrible, and lacked the work ethics and attention to detail like ms Muskus.
she was never too busy for me, took her time to read my ex's diary to understand my own peculiar situation, watched our home videos, pictures. wahtever it took, she was always going the extra mile. took her time to educate me on aspect of my divorce i did not undertand. was always in court with me, very puntual.she also kept me imformed every step of the way.
financial, she worked with me, making it easy on me making my payment.i thank God for sending me such an angel in my time of need.
Posted by Shannon
Ms. Jennifer Muskus- I don't even know where to begin in describing this astonishing woman. It has taken me so long to finally come to the website and tell you about her b/c I haven't found the right words and I still haven't (lol) but I will try my best.
When I came to Jennifer, I was a horrible mess. It was written all over my face , shown in my body language and the way I dressed. Jennifer was extremely warm , kindhearted and professional which made me open up my life to her w/ no hesitation. I totally unburden my heart to her.
Jennifer was with me every step of the way through my mind-numbing divorce and child custody case. There were certain aspects of my case that seemed extremely questionable but Jennifer NEVER waivered! She kept her ground, she believed in herself and most importantly, she believed in me. (that means a lot)
Throughout the length of my case, Jennifer made me feel like I was the only client she had, like nothing else was of importance (even tho I knew she had way more clt’s and a personal life), but she took the time. It felt like nothing was more important than Jennifer seeing my daughter and I together, living happily as mommy and daughter.
I'm tearing up, just writing this,lol, and it still does no type of justice!
At the completion of my case, Jennifer had won everything I wanted , I even gained more than expected to. In the end, I gained SOLE custody of my baby girl, I was granted ABSOLUTE divorce, I gained the car and other items and all the things that come along w/ it w/out going into detail.
Overall, Jennifer Muskus is a OUTSTANDING woman that will go to hell and back just for you..she will fight through high waters. Jennifer is very humble, compassionate, she fights for what is right, she holds strong values, she never keeps you in the dark. She just IS…
I’m so upset b/c I still feel I have not at all done her justice…
My opinion, in all honesty, if you don’t attain Ms. Muskus's services, your an absolute fool! Who could ask for anyone better, who could want more? It isn’t out there-but guaranteed you will find this in Ms. Muskus.
Thank you Jennifer...we will always hold you close to our hearts.
~Mommy and Daughter~