Maginnis Law Office - family law

Maginnis Law Office
1717 K, NW Street
Washington, DC 20006
Phone: 202-659-4420
Fax: 202-776-0136
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My Divorce Practice

Personable and Dedicated Lawyer in the Washington DC, Northern Virginia and Montgomery County Area

Helping You and Your Family

At the Maginnis Law Office, I bring over 30 years of experience in divorce and family law matters to men and women throughout the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. As a certified collaborative divorce attorney, I am committed to helping you resolve family law matters including divorce, international divorce, custody, support and marital property differences with dignity and in ways that are consistent with your principles. I intentionally keep my practice small, so I can devote my full attention to your case. To schedule an appointment for a free initial consultation, contact my office or call me at 202-659-4420.

Collaborative Divorce

I offer collaborative divorce counsel in divorce, custody, visitation, support and property matters, helping you resolve differences without the intervention of the court. I will work with you, your spouse, opposing counsel and any outside experts to formulate agreements that are in the best interests of everyone involved. When successful, the collaborative process saves time and money. See my collaborative divorce page for more information.

Child Custody Matters

I will help you establish and put into place custody arrangements that are in the best interests of your minor children while protecting your rights as a parent. My primary goal, in all custody disputes, is to minimize the emotional harm to your minor children. I will not participate in any effort to use custody as a means to punish your ex-spouse. To learn more, go to my child custody page.

Marital Property Disputes

I will help you equitably divide the debts and assets of your marriage, including real and personal property, retirement funds, investments and business assets. For additional information, visit my page on marital property disputes.

Alternative Family Situations

I provide advocacy and counsel for men and women in non-traditional relationships, including domestic partnerships and same-sex unions. I advise and represent clients in all family law matters, including custody, visitation, support and property distribution. For more information, see my page on alternative families.

I have provided divorce and family law counsel to many individuals who have G4 status in the United States, employees of the World Bank and other international organizations. I also handle adoption proceedings.

Contact My Office

To set up an appointment for a free initial consultation, contact me or call me at 202-659-4420.


At the Maginnis Law Office, in Washington, D.C., I represent men and women throughout the greater District of Columbia area in northern Virginia and Maryland, including Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Springfield, McLean, Reston, Fairfax, Bethesda, Rockville, Silver Spring, Greenbelt, College Park, Fort Washington and Chevy Chase; and in Fairfax County, Montgomery County, Arlington County, and Prince Georges County.