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When your life, liberty and future are at stake, turning to a legal advocate with clear-cut skills and tenacity to protect your rights is vital.

Lady Justice

Serving clients in Anne Arundel and surrounding counties with criminal defense and family law matters.

Representing Annapolis And Beyond For Over 15 Years 

For more than 15 years, attorney Kathleen Kirchner has been helping individuals in Annapolis and Anne Arundel County find solutions to a wide range of legal matters.

Defending clients against serious felonies to advocating for children in family law custody disputes, she is no rookie to the courtroom and has the top-notch negotiation skills you need on your side to protect your interests.

“I am here to provide sound legal advice based on your goals – not mine.”

– Kathleen Kirchner

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Criminal Defense Practice

Family Law Matters

Mediation can help to protect children in divorce

When you and your spouse decide it's time to move ahead with a divorce, it's not always easy to know how to protect your children from the emotional trauma of the family splitting up. Most of us know families that have gotten divorced. Some of us have even experienced...

In divorce, what happens to assets, debts amassed while married?

The division of property and debt accumulated during the marriage is among the top areas that require scrutiny in divorce proceedings. Who gets to keep what property? And who will be stuck with certain debts? The rule to remember and understand is that any asset or...

Unintentional probation violations

Probation represents another chance at freedom, but with numerous strings attached. One slip-up and that freedom could disappear. For those on probation, the importance of abiding by specific conditions – many of which are court-ordered – cannot be stressed enough....

Understanding child custody and visitation in Maryland

Divorce is still stressful, even it feels like the right decision. Deciding how to separate everything you have accumulated together with your soon-to-be ex spouse is challenging, especially if you have children. You both will need to determine custody and visitation...

The hidden costs of a DUI conviction in Maryland

Penalties associated with a DUI conviction in Maryland are harsh. The jailtime, probation, fines, restitution and loss of driver’s license can be costly. But, there are also expected penalties many people may not realize that go in tandem with a DUI conviction. Some...

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