Our Family Lawyers

From offices in Fairfax, Manassas and Fredericksburg, the experienced family law attorneys at Livesay & Myers, P.C. represent clients all across Northern Virginia. Be sure to read our client reviews, then examine the profiles of each of our family lawyers to find the one who is the best fit for you:

Family Law Attorney James LivesayPartner 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.


Fairfax Divorce Attorney Matthew SmithMatthew Smith is a senior divorce lawyer in our Fairfax office. An attorney since 2005, he is the lawyer in the firm most experienced in navigating the Fairfax court system. In 2014, Mr. Smith received the prestigious BV Distinguished rating for ethical standards and legal ability from Martindale-Hubbell. 

Virginia Divorce Lawyer Stephanie SauerStephanie Sauer is a senior family lawyer in our Fairfax office. She has earned a reputation 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.

Manassas Divorce Lawyer Carolyn EatonCarolyn Eaton is our senior family lawyer in Manassas, with almost twenty years of legal experience. Ms. Eaton is a certified Guardian Ad Litem for children, the mother of two adult children and three grandchildren, and a former attorney for the Division of Child Support Enforcement. 

Fairfax Divorce Lawyer Anneshia Miller GrantAnneshia Miller Grant is a family lawyer in our Fairfax office. She is the mother of three children, ranging in age from 12 to 16. A former military spouse, Ms. Grant is also one of the firm’s leading military divorce lawyers. She began her legal career at a law firm in Virginia Beach, where she practiced family law for four years before moving to Fairfax.

Fairfax Divorce Lawyer Julia JonesJulia Jones is a divorce attorney in our Fairfax office. She handles separation, divorce, custody and support cases throughout Northern Virginia. Ms. Jones is also one of the firm’s leading military divorce attorneys, representing both servicemembers and spouses. Originally from California, Ms. Jones now resides with her husband in Arlington. 

Manassas Divorce Attorney Jonathan McHughJonathan McHugh is a divorce lawyer in our Manassas office. He is experienced with every type of family law matter, with particular expertise in divorce cases involving equitable distribution. Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, Mr. McHugh is a graduate of the Catholic University Columbus School of Law.

Manassas Divorce Lawyer Ariel BaniowskiAriel 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.


Fredericksburg Divorce Lawyer Ben CarafiolBenjamin Carafiol is our senior divorce lawyer in Fredericksburg. 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.

Fredericksburg Divorce Attorney Danielle SneadDanielle 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.

Fall Consultation Special. For a limited time, schedule an initial one-hour consultation with one of our family lawyers for just $150. Contact us today to take advantage of this discounted rate.

Divorce Lawyers in Northern Virginia
Divorce Attorneys in Northern Virginia
Family Lawyers in Northern Virginia
Family Law Attorneys in Northern Virginia
Our Locations
Fairfax Office
3975 University Dr #325
Fairfax, VA 22030
Manassas Office
9408 Grant Ave #402
Manassas, VA 20110
Fredericksburg Office
308 Wolfe St
Fredericksburg, VA 22401