We are a family law firm serving Northern Virginia and Montgomery County, MD that strives to see their clients as financially, emotionally, and mentally whole as possible at the end of a case whether it be a contested divorce, child custody or visitation matter, the equitable distribution of assets, child or spousal support matters, or the negotiation and preparation of prenuptuial and marital agreements. Reese Law Office helps clients choose from a full array of personalized family law solutions to these matter, including advocacy, mediation, litigation and collaboration.
Catherine M. Reese is trained in the growing field of collaborative law and heads a team of family law attorneys in Fairfax, Virginia. She is also a certified mediator who will recommend mediation if that is the best choice, or serve as mediator in cases in which she is not counsel for a party. Litigation and vigorous advocacy are hallmarks of the firm, and are utlizied as needed.
Please contact us or call 703.279.5140 to schedule a consultation. Evening and weekend appointments are available under certain circumstances.
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Portable Electronic Devices allowed in Fairfax Court
Jan. 8, 2013 - A new court order allows portable electronic devices inside the Fairfax County Courthouse, subject to regulations. Approved portable devices may now be used for audio telephone calls inside courthouse common areas; however these devices may not be used in courtrooms for any purpose unless expressly authorized by the presiding judge. Photography, video and audio recording, and/or other audio or video transmission from inside the courthouse is strictly prohibited without written permission of the Court.
Acceptable portable electronic devices include:
All other cameras, video cameras, video recording equipment and recording devices that are not considered a portable electronic device are prohibited beyond the courthouse entry area. Prohibited photographic and video recording equipment may be permitted with prior written authorization by an active 19th judicial circuit or district judge.
Jurors and court personnel are subject to additional restrictions and guidelines. View the full court order (PDF) for more information, or call the Fairfax County Circuit Court at 703-691-7320.
Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar
Ms. Reese has recently joined the Diversity Conference of the Virginia State Bar. The purpose is to promote inclusiveness in the legal profession and ensure the profession meets the needs of the increadingly diverse public it serves.
Influential Women of Virginia for 2012
Ms. Catherine Reese is an honoree from the Virginia Lawyers Media, publishers of Virginia Lawyers Weekly and the Virginia Medical Law Report, as one of the “Influential Women of Virginia for 2012.” This awards program, now in its fourth year, recognizes the outstanding efforts of women in the commonwealth in all fields, including law, business, health care, education and the arts. The honors are given to individuals who are making notable contributions to their chosen professions, their communities and society at large.