Family Law Attorneys
From offices in Manassas, Fredericksburg and Fairfax, the experienced family lawyers at Livesay & Myers represent clients across Northern Virginia.
Partner James Livesay heads the family law practice at Livesay & Myers. After graduating from the University of Virginia School of Law in 1998, he served as a Navy JAG officer for three years before entering private practice as a family law attorney in 2001. Today he advises the divorce lawyers in each of the firm’s offices.
Matthew Smith is a senior family lawyer in our Fairfax office. An attorney since 2005, he has litigated every type of family law matter in the courts of Northern Virginia, including high value equitable distribution cases, custody, support, and military divorce cases. He is the attorney in the firm most experienced in navigating the Fairfax County court system.
Stephanie Sauer is a senior family lawyer in our Fairfax office. She is known as a no-nonsense, aggressive advocate for her clients. Ms. Sauer has litigated every type of family law matter in the courts of Northern Virginia. Her practice includes separation, divorce, custody, adoption and cases involving termination of parental rights.
Julia Jones is an family law attorney in our Fairfax office. She handles separation, divorce, custody and support cases throughout Northern Virginia. She is also one of the firm’s leading military divorce lawyers, representing both servicemembers and spouses, and writes frequently on military divorce topics for our Blog.
Carolyn Eaton is a senior family lawyer in our Manassas office. She combines almost twenty years of legal experience with a great deal of life experience, as the mother of two adult children and three grandchildren. Ms. Eaton handles separation, divorce, custody, visitation and support cases throughout Manassas and Prince William County.
Ariel Baniowski is a family lawyer in our Manassas office. She is known as an aggressive advocate for her clients in divorce, custody and support cases throughout Northern Virginia. Ms. Baniowski combines a tireless work ethic with years of experience in family law and a passion for helping people through difficult circumstances.
Spencer Baumgardner is a family lawyer in our Manassas office. He is experienced with every type of divorce, custody, visitation and support matter, with a concentration in government and military retirement and benefits. Mr. Baumgardner is also one of the leading contributors to the firm’s Blog, writing extensively in the area of military divorce.
Jonathan McHugh is a family lawyer in our Manassas office. He has years of experience representing clients in divorce, custody, visitation and support cases in Northern Virginia, with a special emphasis on contested cases. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. McHugh relocated to Northern Virginia in 2005.
Benjamin Carafiol is a senior family lawyer in our Fredericksburg office. He has years of experience representing clients in the courts of Fredericksburg, Stafford, Spotsylvania and surrounding areas. Knowledgeable in all areas of family law, he is particularly experienced with issues of military and government retirement.
Danielle Snead is a family law attorney in our Fredericksburg office. She is one of the firm’s most skilled courtroom advocates, with a relentless work ethic and a passion for family law. Originally from Texas, Ms. Snead now resides in Fredericksburg and represents clients in divorce, custody and support cases across the Fredericksburg area.
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