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.

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Family Law

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.

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Estate Planning

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.

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Whether you have been named executor in a family member's will oras administrators of an estate when there is not a valid will, I can help guide you through the process.

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What Our Clients are Saying
Lisa is an exceptional lawyer

Lisa is an exceptional lawyer

She is professional, knowledgeable as well as understanding and patient. From our first meeting I felt completely confident that my case was in the very best possible hands. She has been a complete joy to work with and I could not have chosen more wisely. I am extremely grateful for all of her help in settling an extremely difficult situation. I would highly recommend Lisa McDevitt’s law firm to anyone. – Kay G.
Lisa is an amazing lawyer and a great person

Lisa is an amazing lawyer and a great person

I would recommend her services to everyone. The best thing about Lisa is that she exactly understands what the person is going through. Her knowledge about the laws is a huge plus. After careful research, I hired her services and now when I look back, I feel that my decision to hire her services was the best. She is also hands on about the immigration matters. I wish her all the best. - A client

Lisa is a true professional

She listens to your needs and is very articulate and thorough. My husband and I met with Lisa to discuss and prepare our estate plan and she asked us a lot of questions – some issues we had not even considered. Thanks to Lisa, with her knowledge and experience we are now confident in knowing we have a strong estate plan in place We highly recommend Lisa. – Giuliana C.
Ms. McDevitt made me feel like I was her best friend

Ms. McDevitt made me feel like I was her best friend

She was very efficient and responsive. She always kept me informed as to the status of my case and always returned phone calls and emails. She made my divorce a breeze. I have already recommended her to a friend and will continue to do so in the future. – James

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 financial and estate planning, administration of your loved one’s estate or dealing with divorce/separation. You need an experienced professional to navigate you through these complex issues.

My name is Lisa Lane McDevitt and I am a Fairfax divorce attorney and Fairfax 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 the Washington, D.C., metro area.

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 Farifax and Vienna in Family Law and
Estate Planning Issues

My practice is dedicated exclusively to serving individuals and families in Fairfax, Vienna and surrounding areas. 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 corporate or criminal law.

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

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

My Fairfax, Virginia 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.