Stephanie Sauer practices exclusively Family Law at the Fairfax office of Livesay & Myers, P.C. Having litigated a wide variety of family law matters, Ms. Sauer is an experienced advocate for those undergoing separation, divorce, or custody proceedings in Northern Virginia.
Ms. Sauer has extensive experience in adoption cases including: petitioning for third party adoption, defending against third party adoption, and cases involving termination of parental rights through the Department of Social Services.
Finally, as one of the firm’s Military Divorce lawyers, Ms. Sauer 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.
Stephanie Sauer works primarily out of the firm’s Fairfax office, and represents clients in Fairfax, Arlington, Alexandria and all across Northern Virginia.
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Attorney Stephanie Sauer is a strong advocate in the area of family law. Stephanie will fight for each and every client, putting their best interests at the forefront of the case. Her "no-nonsense" demeanor keeps the case moving forward towards resolution, and will show you how important your case is to her. A particular area of interest for Stephanie is adoptions, where she works hard to assist all parties in completing the lengthy and complicated adoption process. She works tirelessly on these cases, on nights, weekends, and all other times when immediate action is required. I give Stephanie Sauer my highest endorsement.
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|VA||Authorized to practice law||2008||10/09/2009|
|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Virginia Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2016|
|Washington DC Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Virginia Rising Stars||Super Lawyers||2015|
|Top 40 Under 40 Family Lawyers in Virginia||American Society of Legal Advocates||2015|
|2013 Top Contributor Award||Avvo||2013|
|Associate Attorney||Livesay & Myers, P.C.||2011 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia||2008 - 2011|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Virginia Women Attorneys Association||Member||2015 - Present|
|U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit||Admitted to Practice||2015 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association Judicial Screening Committee||Committee Member||2015 - Present|
|American Society of Legal Advocates||Member||2014 - Present|
|United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia||Admitted to Practice||2013 - Present|
|American Bar Association, Family Law Section||Member||2011 - Present|
|Fairfax Bar Association||Member||2011 - Present|
|Virginia State Bar, Family Law Section||Member||2008 - Present|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Child Support for Third-Party Custodians in Virginia||2015|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Marriage Equality for Same-Sex Couples in Virginia||2015|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Four Pitfalls to Avoid in Your Custody Case||2014|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||New Child Support Guidelines: “Material Change” or Not?||2014|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Transfer of Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits in Divorce||2014|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||How to Benefit Your Case and Keep Costs Down in Discovery||2014|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||How to Prepare for Divorce After the Holidays||2013|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Procedures For Pendente Lite Hearings In Fairfax County||2013|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Can A Separation Agreement Terminate Parental Rights In Virginia?||2013|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Setting Aside Separation Agreements In Virginia||2013|
|Livesay & Myers Blog||Stepparent Adoption in Virginia||2012|
|New England Law Boston||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2008|
|George Mason University||Communication||Bachelor of Arts in Communication||2005|
|Introduction to Law and Legal Writing (Family Law)||Virginia Family Law||2013|
|The Intersection of Virginia Family Law and Military Families||Virginia Family Law and the Military Code||2012|