Do I need to hire a family law attorney?

Navigating the legal system in Maryland can be complicated. It can be especially challenging understanding your rights as well as the entire legal process, when you are dealing with the emotions from a dispute within your family. At times, people going through a family law conflict, will contemplate whether they need to hire a family law attorney. Often they find that the family law legal system is extremely complicated, specifically when parties are dealing with children and shared assets.

At the Law Offices of Corrie A. Boulay, we suggest that you consult with a family law attorney, to help make the best decision for you and your family. If there is no enforceable agreement in place to direct the parties regarding custody, access, support and division of marital assets, a family law issue can become dire pretty quickly. Your family law situation is too important to mismanage. Often those who come to us after trying to figure out the process on their own, can make their family law case last much longer.

It is highly beneficial to hire a family law attorney to draft and negotiate a Marital Separation Agreement. If both parties involved are in agreement, then the attorneys can guide you to an uncontested divorce. If your case is more complicated, then we would highly recommend you engage with a family law attorney long-term. Expert attorneys will file pleadings and position you on an advantageous litigation track. Your lawyer will provide guidance on every aspect of the process.

Our team of attorneys have been successfully handling family law cases for a combined 40 years. Additionally our offices are positioned close to the courthouses, which helps to reduce our billable hours and contributes to lower costs for our clients. We offer free initial consultations to discuss how our experienced team can be beneficial to you and your unique family law issues.

Contact us today to speak to an experienced family law attorney at our firm. Learn how you can increase the chances of a desired outcome, when you hire a family law attorney.

What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

Mrs. Alicia Smollon is the most expensive friend i've ever had, and she is worth every penny! I couldnt imagine having gone through this experience... with any other lawyer. She fights for you while also caring for you as a person, not just a client. I will be recommending her to everyone i know.read more
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I worked with Alicia Smollon. She was fantastic to work with and always responded quickly. I am very pleased with my outcome during a difficult... situation.read more
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Alicia Smollon was my lawyer for a divorce proceeding involving me and my husband of 26 years. She provided me with exceptional advice and proposed... timely actions. I was very pleased with her service. So pleased, in fact, that when a subsequent dispute arose regarding some specific terms of my divorce settlement, I asked Alicia once again to help achieve a resolution. She was (1) very helpful, (2) very understanding, and (3) won every argument in my favor. I cannot say enough about her, both as a confidant and a lawyer. Should i need a lawyer in the future, Alicia will be my first choice.read more
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I worked with Alicia and she was always quick, attentive and clear in her communication. I have also consulted with her on going and she continues... to provide the same service for additional family matters.read more
Sarah Hemmer
My experience with the Law Offices of Corrie Boulay was excellent. I am a non-US citizen faced with an extremely complex case in Maryland Courts. Ms.... Corrie Boulay and Ms. Alicia Smollon and their team delivered fantastic service for me with excellent outcomes on two different occasions.They were very compassionate, responsive to my case and their fees were very reasonable. First-class Law Firm, excellent, skilled and compassionate lawyering.I was very lucky to have them representing me.Dr. J.ACanadaread more
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Mary Helton
Alicia was a delight to work with and helped us through every step of the adoption process. Would highly recommend!
Deborah Marshall
If it wasn’t bad enough to have to hire a divorce lawyer, the Law Offices of Corrie A. Boulay, LLC, came to my rescue. I was, and still am, very... impressed with my attorney, Alicia Smollon. Her skills and knowledge regarding the handling of my divorce was extraordinaire. She’s attentive, professional and has a way of making you feel more at ease when discussing sensitive issues. She has been responsive to my emails, as well as all my concerns.read more
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Alicia Smollon did a great job helping us with adoption finalization. She was sensitive to our need to complete the process within a certain... timeline, and everything went smoothly.read more
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love themThey are very family friendly and will do everything to ensure you are treated fairly and respectfully.
Erica Dellinger
I have been using Corrie and Alicia for close to 15 years and have recommended them to family and friends over and over. It was always clear to me... how personally invested they were in helping me and my children. They exhibit the highest level of professionalism and a clear understanding of family law and court processes. They are not cut-throat nor do they stoke emotions for a profit. They are compassionate, intellectual, success driven and seemingly always available. I wished that I never needed their services but I am eternally grateful to have had them supporting me through unarguably the most difficult set of circumstances that I have had to deal with.read more
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Corrie Boulay and her team are very professional as well as caring. They made sure they communicated each step of the process so that I understood... what to expect. I have recommended Corrie Boulay to others who have needed these services.read more
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This is the second time I have used this Law Firm and both experiences were great! Very knowledgeable about Family Law and very professional during... negotiations. This is the kind of firm you want to represent you!read more
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