Rockville Family Law Attorney
Montgomery County Divorce Lawyer
At the office of attorney Stephen A. Shechtel, we bring more than 18 years of experience to people throughout Rockville and the metro area who are involved in a family law dispute. We place a premium on personal service. We take the time to really get to know you, so we can understand the unique aspects of your particular situation to obtain results that will work for you. We firmly believe that the attorney-client relationship must be built upon dignity and mutual respect. When you hire us to help you with a family law matter, you will always work directly with me.
We take a holistic approach to the practice of law. We look at how the resolution of one issue may affect other areas of your case. We believe in open and honest communication at all times. We will keep you fully informed of all developments in your case, both good and bad. We strive to keep you aware of your options.
Our Family Law Practice
We work with men and women at all stages of a family law or divorce issue. From the initial filing through post-judgment requests for modification or enforcement of a court order.
We handle all matters arising out of your divorce, including but not limited to:
We offer post divorce or custody matters including but not limited to:
We provide comprehensive counsel in legal matters involving or affecting juveniles, from CINA (child in need of assistance) cases to requests for guardianship, or adoption. We also handle child abuse and neglect cases.
We represent both the petitioner or the respondent in cases arising out of domestic violence. We appear on your behalf at all hearings or trials related to a petition for a Peace Order or a domestic violence protective order, from the initial hearing (ex-parte) through final merits. If you have been charged with a criminal assault arising from a claim of domestic violence, we will appear on your behalf in criminal court. We also handle appeals of Peace Orders, domestic violence protective orders and assault cases arising from a domestic violence petition.
We understand that in a divorce there are seldom any winners. We work hard to minimize the damage that divorce has upon you, your family and most importantly your children. We understand that divorce can be destructive, painful and a time of severe stress.
For a free initial consultation with an experienced Rockville family law lawyer, contact us online or call our office at 301-309-1440. We offer flexible meeting times to accommodate your busy schedule. We charge reasonable fees for all services.
Stephen A. Shechtel, P.A.