Top Washington Family Law Lawyers - District Of Columbia

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At The Law Office of Melanie Murray Mfume in Washington, D.C, we are a full-service firm providing legal services from family law to real estate and criminal defense for our clients in the Washington, D.C., metro area and Maryland. Our goal is to give high-quality, client-centered representation that lets each client know we thoroughly understand his or her needs and will provide dependable,...

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A Personal Approach To Family Law Divorce, custody disputes and other family law matters touch every aspect of your life — from finances to your personal relationships. Knowledge of the law is only the beginning. When finding solutions, the lawyer helping you through this difficult time needs to understand the impact a path will have on your family in the long term. The Law Firm of Andrea Hirsch...

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Need help with a Family Law matter/DWI in Washington, D.C.?

Washington, D.C. family lawyers can help with your divorce, child custody, child or spousal support, or other family legal matters. District Family law firms know the jurisdictions and courts presiding over family legal issues to help with your cohabitation, prenuptial agreements, and other family-related legal matters. Use FindLaw to hire a Washington, D.C. family lawyer who understands the laws and can help resolve your family legal issues whether you are in Adams Morgan, Tenleytown, or even outside the Beltway.

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Use the contact form on the profiles to connect with a Washington, District Of Columbia attorney for legal advice.

How do I choose a lawyer?

Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information?  Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice?  Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee?  Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?

Not sure what questions to ask a lawyer?

Here are a few to get you started:

  • How long have you been in practice?
  • How many cases like mine have you handled?
  • How often do you settle cases out of court?
  • What are your fees and costs?
  • What are the next steps?

Want to check lawyer discipline?

It is always a good idea to research your lawyer prior to hiring. Every state has a disciplinary organization that monitors attorneys, their licenses, and consumer complaints. By researching lawyer discipline you can:

  • Ensure the attorney is currently licensed to practice in your state
  • Gain an understanding of his or her historical disciplinary record, if any.
  • Determine the seriousness of complaints/issues which could range from late bar fees to more serious issues requiring disciplinary action.