Family Law Attorney

Exceptional Experience · Unwavering Dedication

At Ryland & Merchak, PC, family law has been a core area of our practice since the firm’s founding more than 20 years ago. Principal attorney Sally Hook Merchak has over 30 years of experience mastering the intricacies of Virginia family law. In fact, she is the longest practicing female family law trial attorney currently practicing in Prince William County.

Together with our dedicated staff, Sally Merchak excels at developing proactive solutions for difficult family law situations. Clients from all backgrounds — including current and former military members, government employees and contractors, and members of every level of law enforcement — turn to our firm for results-oriented counsel.

Family law attorney Sally Hook Merchak has devoted her entire career — more than three decades — to family law. She practices exclusively in this area.

Adaptable To Meet Your Needs

Family law cases range from basic, uncontested divorces to complex disputes requiring court action. Our firm has the wide breadth of experience necessary for handling all types of cases. We can readily adapt our approach to best suit your unique needs.

Whether you are seeking a fair yet amicable divorce or separation agreement, or you foresee many contested issues, you can turn to us for strategic guidance. We are well-equipped to handle collaborative matters as well as high-stakes cases involving complicated assets and large marital estates.

Specific family law issues that we focus on include:

  • Property Settlement Agreement
  • Divorce
  • Military divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Modifications
  • Out-of-state relocations
  • Enforcement
  • Protective orders
  • Prenuptial agreements

As a local firm, we are well-established in the legal community. Our lawyers enjoy respected reputations for their success in advocating for clients. You, too, can benefit from our wealth of experience and dedication to protecting your interests.

We Look Forward To Hearing From You

We welcome you to learn more about our practice by contacting us at 703-496-5273. Located just off I-95 and Old Bridge Road in Woodbridge, our family law attorney serves clients across Northern Virginia.

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Office Location

Ryland & Merchak, PC

12728 Directors Loop
Woodbridge, VA 22192
Local: 703-496-5273
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