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Attorney Duncan provides Will preparation services as well as advance directive for healthcare and financial power of
attorney document preparation. Call (240) 409-6108 to schedule a consultation at a time that is convenient for you.
Are you a First Responder or Military? If so, please inform us when you call for your Will consultation.
Criminal Defense Matters:
Duncan handles misdemeanor Criminal Defense cases and traffic ticket, DUI, and DWI cases.
Bail hearings with a Commissioner at the Frederick County Detention Center may be conducted via phone.
There is a flat fee per ticket for traffic ticket cases. Fees for criminal cases vary based upon
the nature of the charge(s) and other factors. Fees will be quoted at your initial consultation.
Child Advocacy & Family Law:
Attorney Duncan provides legal services to clients with Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Alimony, and
related legal matters alongside a team of accomplished family law attorneys at Fait & DiLima, LLP.
At your initial consult, two Attorneys will generally be present to advise you. Please indicate whether you would like
to schedule a consult via Phone or Zoom and ask about Collaborative Law and other alternative dispute resolution options to resolve your family law case outside of a courtroom. For more information on the firm's Attorneys and services,
please visit: https://fdfamilylaw.com/your-legal-team/
Collaborative Law practice is a voluntary process which encourages two or more disputing parties to engage in candid and effective out-of-court communications, and it empowers the parties to find their own voices to attain mutually beneficial, voluntary, and durable solutions. Approach your legal dispute with civility and the help of educated, trained professionals who are dedicated to helping you work through the issues that divide you and toward win-win options and solutions. Instead of waiting to go into Circuit Court where the outcome is both uncertain and potentially cost-prohibitive, ask about Collaborative Law alternatives to help you and your adversary reach a durable and legally enforceable agreement.
In Collaborative practice, each party may utilize the expertise of a financial neutral, child specialist, real estate professional, mental health professional or the collaborative coach to better understand their options. All professionals whom the parties agree to engage in the process, including the lawyers, will spend their time helping the parties move closer to a final resolution.
Is confidentiality of financial and personal information important to both parties? Does each party have a concern about the impact this dispute will have on the future of their relationship with the other parties involved?
If the answer to one or both of these questions is a resounding yes, then Collaborative Law may be an immensely beneficial process for resolving the legal dispute. Why stress for months or years on end, or settle for much less than you seek, when you can walk a path of peace where every party in the dispute has a voice and a vested interest in the final outcome? Explore Alternative Dispute Resolution options to litigation such as Collaborative Law and Mediation and choose the process that is right for YOU.
Telephone calls on Weekends or Holidays will be returned the next business day. Please call (240) 409-6108.
If you need further assistance, contact the law office of Fait & DiLima, LLP at (301) 698-1704.