Deborah N. Arthur, Attorney-at-Law, has built a long-standing reputation in the... more
Deborah N. Arthur, Attorney-at-Law, 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,... view profile
Since 1999, I have practiced solely in the area of family law. In the context of a... more
Since 1999, I have practiced solely in the area of family law. In the context of a typical divorce case, I will address matters of property division, assignment of debts, determination of spousal support, determination of custody and visitation, and determination of child support. Prior to entering private practice in Virginia, I was an active duty Judge Advocate in the United States Marine ... view profile
Matthew Smith is a senior family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He is the... more
Matthew Smith is a senior family law attorney at Livesay & Myers, P.C. He is the attorney in the firm most experienced in navigating the Fairfax County, Arlington and Alexandria family courts. An attorney since 2005, Mr. Smith has litigated every type of family law case in the courts of Northern Virginia, including high value equitable distribution cases, custody, support, and military divorce ... view profile
My experience and background reflect the hallmarks of success one must demand of a... more
My experience and background reflect the hallmarks of success one must demand of a lawyer in the metropolitan areas legal landscape. As a native of Northern Virginia, I have here focused my practice on providing sound and balanced representation to clients navigating the difficult legal waters of family (including divorce, custody, support, equitable distribution and estate planning), real esta... view profile
I enjoy working with clients to find solutions to their unique circumstances and... more
I enjoy working with clients to find solutions to their unique circumstances and assist them as they move through a difficult phase of life. I see my most important role as that of problem solver. Each case is different and calls for its own approach. I am originally from Upstate New York, where I attended Colgate University. I moved to DC to attend The George Washington University Law Sch... view profile
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and... more
Cheryl E. Gardner graduated from the University of Denver School of Law in 1984 and like David, early in her career she also accepted the challenge and passed three demanding state bar exams, and is licensed to practice law in Virginia, Maryland, D.C. and Colorado. Cheryl joined David Bernhard in partnership in 1991, bringing with her years of litigation experience in such diverse fields as fa... view profile
Arash D. Zarei is a lifetime resident of Fairfax County. Mr. Zarei devotes his... more
Arash D. Zarei is a lifetime resident of Fairfax County. Mr. Zarei devotes his practice to representing clients with high-quality, personal, and cost-effective services. Mr. Zareis knowledge and experience in multiple areas of law has given him the edge required for resolving complex cases.
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.
Divorce / Separation Lawyers in cities near Annandale, VA