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Family Law Attorney in Winchester, Virginia

For many of us, our families are the most important part of our lives. We feel an inherent desire to protect and provide for our family members through life’s ups and downs.

Sometimes, this means we need to rely on outside assistance to help us achieve our goals. When it comes to legal matters, this is especially true. Your family deserves strong representation that prioritizes your well-being, protects your rights, and strives for the best possible outcome available.  

As an experienced family law attorney based in Winchester, Virginia, I fully understand how emotional and complicated family law issues truly are. Whether you're going through a divorce, planning for your family's future, or seeking to expand your family through adoption or assisted reproductive technology, I'm here to guide you through every step of the way.  

My practice, The Law Office of Karen M. Holman, serves clients throughout Northern Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley, Winchester/Frederick, Harrisonburg/Rockingham, Warren, and Shenandoah.

Family Law Services I Provide

With over a decade of experience in family law and personal experience as an adoptive mom, I'm uniquely positioned to understand the challenges you might be facing. I offer a wide range of family law services, each designed to address your particular situation.  

Family Formation 

If you're considering building your family through adoption or assisted reproductive technology, you've come to the right place. I can help you understand the legal requirements and guide you through the procedures involved, helping you explore the best options for your family's needs.  

Divorce Representation  

Going through a divorce is far from easy. It's a time of significant change and uncertainty, but I'm here to provide the advice and support you need. I'll help protect your rights and interests, ensuring you receive fair treatment throughout the process. 

Estate Planning Matters  

Planning for the future is essential to protect your family and assets. I offer detailed estate planning services to help you secure your legacy and ensure your wishes are carried out, including the creation of wills, trusts, and powers of attorney. I'll help you establish a solid plan for your estate, providing peace of mind that you and your loved ones are prepared for any situation. 

My goal is to offer lasting solutions for families from all walks of life. Whether you're facing divorce, adoption, or surrogacy, I'm here to provide reliable and empathetic legal counsel that makes a positive difference in your life. 

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Family Formation Services

As a fierce advocate for children, I'm dedicated to helping individuals, couples, and families fulfill their dream of building a loving and caring home for a child. Expanding your family through adoption or assisted reproductive technology can be both joyful and challenging. I’d be honored to help you with the following family formation services:  


I believe that regardless of marital status, the desire to become a caring and loving parent is what truly matters. Whether you're considering open, closed, stepparent, or foster-to-adopt adoption, I'll provide the legal direction you need. I can guide you through the adoption process with ease, ensuring compliance with Virginia adoption laws and working toward a successful adoption.  

Assisted Reproductive Technology  

If you're exploring options such as surrogacy, gamete donation, or embryo donation, I can aid you in understanding the legal requirements and procedures involved. I'll work closely with you to ensure your rights and interests are protected throughout the journey.  

Guidance Through Your Divorce

Divorce tends to be a messy process, but with my guidance, you can get through it smoothly. I'll guide you through the criteria and processes involved in obtaining a divorce in Virginia. I'll work diligently to secure what’s rightfully yours and provide assistance in various aspects of divorce, including:   

Child Custody/Visitation and Support 

Determining child custody and visitation arrangements can be emotionally charged. I'll help you understand the factors considered by the court and work towards a fair outcome for you and your children. 

Ensuring the financial well-being of your children is crucial. I'll assist you in calculating child support obligations and advocating for a fair and reasonable support arrangement.  

Modification of Orders  

Life circumstances may change after a divorce, requiring modifications to existing court orders. Whether you need to modify child custody, visitation, child support, or spousal support orders, I'm here to guide you through the legal process and advocate for your desired modifications.  

Why Choose Me to Represent Your Family?

Choosing the right attorney is crucial when dealing with family law matters. Here's why you should choose my firm:  

Relevant Experience: With over a decade of experience as a family law and adoption attorney, I have the knowledge to handle even more difficult cases.  

Solutions for Every Family: I believe that every family is unique and deserves tailored solutions. I'll listen to your needs and work with you to find the best approach for your situation. 

Dedicated Attention: I'm committed to providing personalized attention and representation to each of my clients. I'll work tirelessly to achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.  

Empathy and Compassion: I understand the emotional challenges that come with family law matters. I'll provide compassionate support and guidance throughout the legal process, ensuring you feel heard and understood.  

Family Law Attorney in Winchester, Virginia

If you're facing a family law issue in Virginia, please don't hesitate to reach out to me. I'm here to help. Contact my office in Winchester to schedule a consultation and discuss your legal needs. I'm committed to providing you with the guidance, support, and representation you need during this challenging time. Let's work together to find the best path forward for you and your family. 

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