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Fathers’ Rights Lawyers In Fairfax

Protecting Parental Rights Throughout Northern Virginia

Father with custody of his sonThere are many misconceptions that during custody proceedings that all responsibilities will be awarded to the mother of minor children; however, this is not always the case. Fathers have equal rights to the raising of their children and should have a say in their children’s day-to-day lives. At the Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC, we can help fathers secure a favorable outcome for custody proceedings, divorces, and visitation, and help create a stable future for you and your family.

If you are worried about your rights as a father being taken away, call (703) 343-9539 and schedule a consultation with our Fairfax fathers’ rights attorneys today.

Establishing Paternity, Custody & Visitation

There are a few things that can be done to ensure that your rights are protected. Establishing paternity, ensuring that your name is on the birth certificate, and hiring an attorney can all be strong footholds in protecting your parental rights.

Judges of family law cases will work to keep the child’s best interests in mind during a custody battle, but some factors that may influence their decision for custody can include:

  • The ability of each parent to care for the child
  • The child’s wishes
  • Who has custody at the time the custody application is submitted
  • History of domestic violence between the family members
  • The ability to properly care for the child on a day-to-day basis

When you work with the Fairfax fathers’ rights lawyers from our firm, we will take the time to understand you and your case, get to know your family, and create a personalized approach to your situation. You can rely on our trusted team to provide valuable legal representation and diligently protect your rights a father.

Work With The Law Offices Of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC Today

At the Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC, we are proud to provide our clients with top-rated services that provide excellent case results. We work with military families and government officials as well as civilian clients. Our firm can provide Skype consultations for clients out of state, as well as offer in-person meetings at our conveniently located office close to Fairfax County Courthouse.

Call (703) 343-9539 today to schedule an appointment with our team. We help parents in Prince William, Loudoun, Arlington, and Stafford Counties and the City of Alexandria in Northern Virginia. 

Why Hire Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC?

  • Our Attorney is a former U. S. Army officer.

  • Our firm is award winning & top rated.

  • We serve clients domestically & internationally.

  • Located close to the Fairfax County Courthouse.

  • We have over 30 years of legal experience.

  • Michael and his staff made this process very easy for me. The entire staff was amazing throughout the process.

    “Any time I had question it was immediately answered.”

  • This is only possible thanks to Mike Murphy and his staff and I'm eternally thankful.

    “Divorce is difficult and mine was probably more difficult than most since it involved false allegations by my ex-wife of domestic violence and child abuse. Mike Murphy successfully defended me in the military law courts and shepherded me through the civilian divorce process. He exposed my ex-wife's lies and saved my daughter from a life of manipulation by her mother. My daughter lives safely at home with me now. This is only possible thanks to Mike Murphy and his staff and I'm eternally thankful.”

    Former Client

  • I want to thank you for your wise counsel and words of encouragement over the last 18 months.

    “It was an ordeal for me, but your assistance undoubtedly made it easier. ”


  • Without his guidance and representation I am confident that I would be lost and without my children.

    “I could not be more grateful to Mike for what he has done for me and my family.”


  • I was blessed to have you and your team to represent me, it was worth every penny!

    “You all showed that you had my needs and desires at the forefront. ”


  • Thank you so much for all your time, devotion, and care throughout this critical time.

    “I hope we can stay in touch throughout the years.”


  • He understands the lives and needs of service members and their families and I would say he is one of the best

    “I came to Mike under these circumstances and can definitively say that he is exactly the kind of confident, competent and aggressive family law attorney you need in a crisis.”


  • Your validation has pulled his life out of quicksand.

    “You've given him hope and thoughts of a productive future. He has reason to persevere.”


  • I found Mr. Murphy's staff so welcoming and helpful through this entire process that it made an extremely stressful time a little less difficult.

    “He assisted me in drafting a Marital Separation Agreement that my (now) ex husband and I were able to come to agreement in signing, just over a month after we initiated the process. ”


  • Retaining the Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC was one of the best decisions I could have ever made!

    “Retaining the Law Offices of Michael Kevin Murphy, PLLC was one of the best decisions I could have ever made! Although it's business, you quickly grow to become family. The Team – Mr. Murphy, Ms. Goding and Ms. Williams, worked my case vigorously to ensure the best possible outcome for me and my children and achieved victory! As a then Active Duty Service Member and now Retiree - giving up was never an option! I have full custody of my children with the Team remaining ever vigilant and ready for the fight. Signed – A Grateful Father!”

    Former Client