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  • Family Law

    Family legal matters can be stressful, frustrating, and confusing. Our firm can help you understand your options and get you the best possible result whether by settlement or by trial. Give us a call and start the process of moving on with your life.

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  • Criminal Law

    We are not former prosecutors. We are defense attorneys through and through. We only understand one side – your side.

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  • Traffic Law

    Whether you are involved in an accident, received a DUI/DWI, or a simple speeding ticket, everyone today has to drive. We want to help you continue to do that and minimize any possible penalties.

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Your Case is Our Priority

Whether you have a complex divorce case with custody, property, and support issues or a simple speeding ticket or felony charge, we care about each case as if they have dire implications in your life. We know you may be stressed and we know you may be anxious. We also know the court system inside and out.

Do I Need a Lawyer for my case?

We are advocates and not salesmen. We will not sell you a false bill of goods and will advise you if you do not need a lawyer for your case. We will also advise you of likely outcomes and what a likely result will be. Remember, the legal system is complex and the Court does not give flexibility to those who do not have a lawyer simply because they are representing themselves. In deciding ‘Do I need a Lawyer?', think about the old saying: “He who represents himself has a fool for a client.” – Abraham Lincoln.

What Can a Lawyer do for me?

We will ensure all possible legal issues are addressed because we know what they are. All documents (court pleadings) will be drafted articulately and filed on time. We will answer any questions you may have and will pursue a result that is consistent with your best interests. Whether you wish for a trial or settlement or plea bargain, we will be with you every step of the way. Remember, in a divorce case, your spouse probably has an attorney. Shouldn't you? If they don't have an attorney, what if you did? Finally, if you are charged with a crime or traffic infraction, the opposition is a police officer. What if you went up against a cop without a lawyer?

How much does a Lawyer cost?

Fees will depend on the type of case and its complexity. In divorces cases the retainer is hourly since it is really difficult to ascertain the time needed to successfully the resolve the case. In criminal and traffic cases the retainers are done on a flat-fee basis. In each practice area, your fee will be quoted during your free initial consultation. Remember, while lawyers can be expensive, not hiring a lawyer can be even more expensive.

How do I choose my Lawyer? I want the “Best.”

Communication is key here. Talk to different lawyers and choose the one you are the most comfortable with. It won't help you to find the most aggressive and rude lawyer for your case simply because you want an aggressive lawyer. There are many aggressive lawyers that are courteous and polite and will keep in touch with you about your case and have a good rapport with the court system and its employees. We are these lawyers. The court knows it can trust us to give it accurate information and our clients know they can trust us to keep them apprised of everything going on in their case and what the likely outcome of their case will be.

How does the Free Consultation Work?

In a family law case, you will receive a free initial 30-minute consultation. During this time, you will advise your lawyer of any pending court hearings, what relief you are seeking, and your expectations. We recommend that you write any questions you may have prior to your consultation so that it goes smoothly and that all your questions are answered. Please bring any paperwork you have to this meeting.

In a criminal or traffic case, you will receive a free consultation with no end-period. These consultations are typically shorter than family law matters and most are done by telephone per client request. If, however, they run longer than 30 minutes you will not be charged. Remember, bring any questions or documents you wish to discuss and we will be sure that you leave with a good idea of what to expect in your case.

Conveniently located off Route 50 near Fair Oaks Mall

Letnick Law Firm, PLC is a family-owned law firm located in Fairfax Virginia. The doors have been open since 1978. The firm focuses on family law matters, criminal charges, and traffic charges in Fairfax County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County courthouses. We want the client to understand that you have options. You have the right to contest your case and have a trial. You can pursue a plea bargain or settlement to minimize the impact on your life. Whichever option you exercise, the lawyers at Letnick Law Firm, PLC will guide you to the result that is as specifically tailored to your goals as legally possible. We will pursue your objectives.

The truth about your case

We will not “sugar coat.” We will tell you exactly what you are facing and will give you the best and worst case scenarios. We are not here to scare you or to pull the wool over your eyes. We find many people calling us for a simple case where they have spoken to other lawyers and are now afraid. However, after speaking with those people and getting the facts, many times there is nothing to fear. We will tell you how things look and we will tell you the truth because we want happy clients. That’s you!

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