Estates and Trusts

Family Law

When you want the best service and deepest experience in estate planning, estate and trust administration, family law, premarital agreements, and fiduciary litigation Pasternak & Fidis can help you.


Vicki Viramontes-LaFree, Partner

Divorce and Family Law
Child Custody and Support
Separation and Divorce
Premarital Agreements
Collaborative Divorce and Mediation

Vicki Viramontes-LaFree

Anne Coventry profiled in “Washington Lawyer” magazine

Partner Anne Coventry was profiled in the March 2019 D.C. Bar’s Washington Lawyer magazine in their Day in the Life series. Every day, we see how Anne deftly transitions from home to office to volunteering to parenting to taking a leadership role in the state bar. Now you can read more about Anne, and see […]

Books for Family Lawyers (Preview)

Parenting Plans: Meeting the Challenges with Facts and Analysis After a separation or divorce, parents need to have a plan to raise their children. It can be particularly challenging to navigate a fundamentally cooperative undertaking after the parents’ relationship has ended. In Parenting Plans: Meeting the Challenges with Facts and Analysis (American Bar Association 2018), author Daniel Hynan, Ph.D., analyzes some […]

Morriah Horani Talks about Estate and Trust Litigation

Morriah Horani, a partner in the firm, is an experienced trial lawyer who handles disputes about child custody, division of property at divorce, and child and spousal support. Several years ago, she decided to expand her litigation practice to include resolving disputes arising out of estates and trusts. It seemed like a natural expansion of her family law practice as these cases often involve family members at war with […]