Divorce Attorney

With Unmatched Experience

Divorce is a significant life step that has far-reaching legal, practical and emotional implications. At the law firm of Ryland & Merchak, PC, we understand the multifaceted challenges involved in navigating divorce.

In both uncontested and contested divorce cases, there is no substitute for experience. We enjoy a long-established history of success. One of the firm's co-founders, attorney Sally Hook Merchak, has devoted her entire career to the family law field. With nearly four decades of experience, she holds the distinction of being the longest-practicing female family law attorney in Prince William County, Virginia.

Serving Clientele From Diverse Backgrounds

Our clients come from all walks of life, including:

  • Current and retired military service members
  • Current and retired law enforcement personnel
  • Government workers and contractors
  • Doctors, dentists, civil engineers and other professionals

We are familiar with the unique challenges involved in military divorce cases and high-asset cases.

Protecting Your Interests At Every Juncture

Depending on your situation, the complex divorce process may take several different paths. Mediation and settlement offer a collaborative means of reaching workable agreements. They also sidestep the delay and expense of litigation. In some cases, however, highly contested issues may require pursuing the case to trial.

Attorney Sally Merchak can protect your interests no matter what path your divorce takes. An accomplished trial attorney and savvy negotiator, she is equipped with the skills and experience to handle all types of cases, from the most basic to the most complex divorce.

We can guide you through the many components of divorce, including:

Based in Woodbridge, our lawyer handles high-asset divorce cases across Northern Virginia.

For more information, please contact our office online or by phone at 703-496-5273. We look forward to hearing from you.