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Best Divorce Lawyers
in Washington DC

Why These Divorce Lawyers?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored divorce lawyers on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best divorce lawyers in Washington DC.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

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Barkat Law Firm

Based in Washington, D.C., Barket Law Firm practices in family law matters, such as divorce, legal separation, child custody, and civil/temporary restraining orders. The law firm also includes high-net-worth divorce, alimony, prenuptial agreements, and postnuptial agreements within its services. Under the leadership of Sheraz Barkat, a Rising Star and Client's Choice recipient and former U.S. Senate staff member, Barkat Law Firm provides its clients with practical solutions during marital or family conflicts.

1050 30th St NW
Washington, DC, 20007
(202) 276-1167


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Berry of Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C.

The family law group at Becker Kellogg & Berry represents individuals in divorce cases throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. The firm’s attorneys in domestic relations have experience with business and real estate law that enhances their negotiation and litigation of divorce matters. Attorney Berry has more than 30 years of experience in family law and is Martindale-Hubbell peer-recognized for her ethics and professionalism.

Springfield, VA, 22151 (888) 312-5087


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Brodsky Renehan Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered

Divorce attorneys at Brodsky, Renehan, Pearlstein & Bouquet, Chartered, in Washington, D.C., have strong financial knowledge and experience with same-sex marital cases. Attorney Renehan has a degree in economics and contributes to the Maryland Bar Association CLE on tax and property topics. Attorney Bouquet has success representing clients in high conflict divorce, protecting their privacy and handling GPS evidence. One staff lawyer is fluent in Urdu and Hindi.

Gaithersburg, MD, 20877 (301) 869-1700


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Bromberg Rosenthal LLC

Founded in 1985, Bromberg Rosenthal LLC represents clients in Washington, D.C. and Maryland. Family and divorce attorneys help with a range of issues, including interim residency, legal separation, and Social Security Disability. Several legal staff members practice financial law along with divorce, handling complex marriage dissolution matters such as real estate, employment, and business valuation. The firm’s lawyers are highly rated through Martindale-Hubbell and Super Lawyers.

Rockville, MD, 20850 (301) 251-6200


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Cohen & Hertz, PC.

Clients who retain the Washington, D.C. divorce and family law firm Cohen & Hertz, PC, work directly with attorneys throughout their marriage dissolution process. Attorneys Cohen and Hertz practice mediation, arbitration, negotiation, and litigation. They represent individuals in matters of hidden assets, modification of sole and joint custody orders, and division of complex property such as rental and real estate owned before marriage. Additional areas of practice include estate planning and criminal law.

Bethesda, MD, 20814 (301) 913-0038


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Cooper Ginsberg Gray PLLC

Cooper Ginsberg Gray LLC is a team of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C. divorce attorneys representing clients’ interests in a range of family law areas. Firm partners’ experience includes child support legislation counsel, the division of benefits in military divorce, asset discovery, collaborative law, mediation, and complex child custody. Staff members are designated Super Lawyers and family law authors for the Virginia and D.C. Bars.

Fairfax, VA, 22030 (703) 934-1480


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David Bulitt

David Bulitt is a family lawyer with Joseph, Greenwald & Laake, PA. He has earned high ranking as a Washington, D.C. divorce attorney in Bethesda and Washingtonian Magazines. Attorney Bulitt is a trained family law mediator, certified in collaborative law, and a court-appointed Best Interest Attorney for children in high-conflict custody disputes. The Daily Record has reported on Mr. Bulitt’s experience working with special needs children and divorce.

Rockville, MD, 20850 (240) 399-7888


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DiPietro Family Law Group, PLLC

Attorneys with DiPietro Family Law Group in Washington, D.C. advise and represent clients facing divorce. One partner serves as a Best Interest Attorney. Another is a former teacher who counsels children and parents on communication and transition. Attorney DiPietro has handled high conflict international custody disputes. Firm lawyers are members and leaders of the Asian Pacific American Bar, Northern Virginia Black Attorneys, and Northern Virginia Women Attorneys Associations.

Washington, DC, 20036 (202) 609-7446


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Edwards Phillip Amourgis, PC

Edwards Phillip Amourgis, PC is a group of bankruptcy and divorce attorneys representing clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Family lawyers assist with uncontested and contested divorce cases nationwide, keeping clients informed and involved. Post-divorce decree legal matters include modification, enforcement, use of the family home and property, and child custody. The firm is BBB accredited, with offices in Maryland, Virginia, and D.C.

Washington, DC, 20004 (301) 768-4606


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Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell LLP

Divorce attorneys with Feldesman Tucker Leifer Fidell, LLP, have served the Washington, D.C. metro area for more than 40 years. The firm represents clients such as lobbyists, international business owners, military members, same-sex partners, and non-earning spouses. Divorce-related areas handled include domestic violence, tax benefits, and prenuptial agreements. Attorney distinctions include peer lawyer awards, Russian and French fluency, and founding membership in the National Women’s Law Center.

Washington, DC, 20036 (202) 466-8960


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Haspel & McLeod, P.C.

Divorce and family lawyers at Haspel & McLeod, P.C., have been representing Maryland and Washington, D.C. individuals, families, and their children since 2002. Attorney Haspel has testified before Congress as an expert witness on child support and taught litigation and family law at the University of Maryland. Attorney McLeod has been a court-appointed advocate for children and is fluent in Norwegian. Both partners have training in collaborative law and mediation.

Rockville, MD, 20850 (301) 424-8841


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Houlon, Berman, Finci, Levenstein & Skok, LLC

Washington, D.C. and Maryland family law attorneys at Houlon, Berman, Finci, Levenstein & Skok, LLC, are certified in divorce mediation and collaborative law. The firm represents divorcing and legally separating individuals in and out of court. Staff members can assist Spanish-speaking clients. Lawyers’ experience includes serving as Best Interest Attorneys in custody disputes, leading in the Women’s Bar Association, and resolving matters such as property division and pets.

Greenbelt, MD, 20770 (301) 459-8200


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Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA

Washington, D.C. Divorce attorneys at Joseph Greenwald & Laake, PA, have represented local clients in high conflict and uncontested family matters for more than 40 years. Successful cases have involved obtaining spousal support during divorce proceedings, protection of inheritance in asset distribution, and maintenance of a restraining order. Attorney experience includes leadership with the PGC ACLU and founding membership in the Iranian American Bar Association.

Greenbelt, MD, 20770 (301) 220-2200


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Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC

Kuder, Smollar, Friedman & Mihalik, PC, is a team of Washington, D.C. divorce lawyers and mediators. KSFM attorneys teach at area law schools and hold elected positions in AAML and the D.C. Bar. They have served with JAG, taught special education, and received awards from the Gay and Lesbian Attorneys of Washington and Servicemembers Legal Defense Network. Successful divorce cases have involved international clients, tax issues, and decree modification.

Washington, DC, 20036 (202) 331-7522


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Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd

Founded in 1950, the Bethesda law firm Lerch, Early & Brewer, Chtd, includes a family law group of divorce attorneys with a successful record representing Washington, D.C.clients. The group lawyers counsel and advocate in cases involving separation, second marriages, unmarried partnerships, and domestic violence. They are trial lawyers and trained in negotiation, mediation, and collaborative law. The firm is ranked highly in U.S. News and the Washingtonian.

Bethesda, MD, 20814 (301) 986-1300


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Mullett Dove Meacham & Bradley, PLLC

Attorneys with Mullett Dove Meacham & Bradley, PLLC have successfully represented Washington, D.C. area clients in military, international, and financially complex divorces. Each partner applies her experience in such interrelated divorce aspects as immigration, civil suits, same-sex partnership property division, and interstate custody disputes. Partners have served as leaders with the Collaborative Professionals of Northern Virginia and as Conciliators in Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.

Arlington, VA, 22201 (703) 522-8100


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Roop Xanttopoulos Babounakis PLLC

Divorce lawyers at Roop Xanttopoulos Barbounakis PLLC in the Washington, D.C. area have produced influential work on spousal support and mental health issues. Their background includes Peace Corps service, contract law litigation, legal representation of LGBT military service members, faculty membership in the Virginia State Bar, professional social work experience, and corporate law practice. The firm handles collaborative divorce, mediation, and military divorce cases.

Vienna, VA, 22182 (703) 442-0040


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ShounBach is a Washington, D.C. divorce and law firm representing clients in domestic legal matters for more than 40 years. Lawyers’ experience includes leadership in the Family Law Sections of several State Bar Associations and drafting legislation involving divorce issues. The attorneys successfully represent clients through collaborative and trial approaches to international family law disputes, modification of custody and support agreements, and complex, high-asset, and military divorces.

Washington, DC, 20004 (703) 988-7627


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Silverman | Thompson | Slutkin | White

Silverman, Thompson, Slutkin & White, LLC, is a litigation firm with a family law group in the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. metro area. The firm’s divorce attorneys have backgrounds in prosecution, juvenile court, and collaborative law. Successful cases have involved high profile professional sports and business figures, international custody disputes, and military divorce. Peers and clients have recognized and highly rated the legal staff through AVVO, Super Lawyers, TNLA, and Martindale-Hubbell.

Baltimore, MD, 21201 (410) 385-2225


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Tully Rinckey PLLC

Tully Rinckey PLLC represents divorcing service members and non-military spouses in Washington, D.C., Virginia, and New York. The firm’s attorneys have successfully negotiated and litigated on behalf of clients in high net worth, complex divorce, legal separation, adoption, and child custody proceedings. Both founding partners are a service-disabled Purple Heart recipient and a former JAG member. Areas of practice include all military and federal employee matters.

Buffalo, NY, 14221 (716) 439-4700


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Welcome to Zamani & Associates PLLC

Zamani & Associates PLLC is a Washington, D.C. divorce and family law firm providing collaborative law, negotiation, mediation, and litigation representation. Attorney Zamani is a leader in the Maryland State Bar and the D.C. Academy of Collaborative Professionals. She is Fluent in English, French, and Persian. The firm has obtained spousal support for clients during the divorce process, and child custody in international disputes.

Washington, DC, 20037 (202) 510-9112


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