Learn from the past, set vivid, detailed goals for the future, and live in the only moment of time over which you have any control: now.

– Denis Waitley

Divorce • Family law • estate planning
Experienced family law and estate planning representation:


Get help with a divorce, contested divorce or military divorce. When you are ready to move on to the next stage in your life, navigate the process quickly and smoothly.


Get help with child custody, visitation agreements, modification and child support. I have experience working with clients in all stages of a child custody or visitation dispute.


Estate planning is much more than just a will. Everyone should engage in some level of estate planning in order to protect their interests and the interests of loved ones.

What Our Clients are Saying




Virginia Divorce Lawyer and Family Law Attorney

A Family Law Firm You Can Trust to Guide You Through Legal Challenges

Legal issues are intimidating and emotionally draining, whether they involve divorce/separation or financial and estate planning. There is a symbiotic relationship between divorce and estate planning which is why it's important to have an attorney well versed in both areas of practice. As an experienced professional I will help you navigate these complex issues.

My name is Lisa Lane McDevitt and I am a Divorce Attorney and Estate planning lawyer. I have extensive legal experience and devote my practice to serving the needs of individuals and families. I represent clients throughout Virginia and Maryland.

Frankness and accountability are my hallmarks, and when you work with me, you will always know what to expect. I educate you about the process, your options and your vulnerabilities and I am always accessible for your questions and concerns. As an experienced family law attorney and estate planning and probate lawyer, I provide high value at low cost. I offer flat fees so you will never be surprised by hidden costs.

Serving Families and Individuals in Virginia and Maryland in Family Law and
Estate Planning Issues

My practice is dedicated exclusively to serving individuals and families in Virginia and Maryland. What does that mean to you? That means I’m not a jack of all trades, master of none. My attention is not subdivided between family matters such as estate planning and divorces, and non-family matters such as personal injury or criminal law.

I focus solely on legal issues that affect families. I have extensive experience in guiding individuals through the painful process of divorce which can be confusing, intimidating and traumatic. I also help couples and families develop customized estate plans using wills, trusts and other instruments to preserve family legacies and to keep your assets out of probate. I guide clients through the complex estate administration, helping them through a difficult and painful process as efficiently as possible. 

I have comprehensive knowledge of case law, legislation and procedures, contested and uncontested divorces, military divorces, child custody agreements, child support, property division and property settlement agreements, separation agreements and spousal support, as well as estate planning.

My law firm focuses on your family and I offer the following family services, including:

Contact me at my Vienna, Virginia, law office to discuss your case. I am always happy to speak with you.
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