A Skilled Maryland Family Law Firm

Helping Waldorf Families Through Life’s Transitions

Whether anticipating the joys of adoption or experiencing the frustrations of divorce, you want a competent, assertive attorney by your side. William Burgess at The Law Office of William M. Burgess will zealously advocate for your rights and protect your family durongall family law proceedings, including:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Child Support Modification
  • Divorce
  • Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency Proceedings
  • Mediation
  • Prenuptial Agreements


Adopting a child brings happiness to families, but the biological parent’s change of heart or am immigration fiasco can turn a joyous occasion into a nightmare. William Burgess assists families with complex legal procedures and frustrating red tape of the adoption process so you can fell secure about welcoming your child into your home.


Divorce should not lead to a financial crisis. William Burgess helps you obtain the spousal support you rightfully deserve.

Child Custody and Visitation

William Burgess advocates for your parental rights so you can raise your children in a fit and healthy home.

Child Support

Both parents share in the responsibility of raising your child. William Burgess supports your child’s right to receive the financial support required for a healthy, happy upbringing divided fairly between both parents.

Child Support Modification

Child support payments remain the same unless and until the court modifies the child support order. If either the custodial or non-custodial parent experiences a significant change in circumstances, William Burgess can guide you through the proper legal procedures to modify child support payments accordingly.


Through mediation or litigation, William Burgess fights for your rights to get the best possible settlement or judgement, including fair distribution of assets and division of the marital home. He assists parents with child support payments and child custody rights.

Juvenile Delinquency and Dependency Proceedings

When Maryland authorities interfere with your parental rights, you need a zealous advocate who understands the bureaucratic red tape. William Burgess is skilled at maneuvering through the complex laws of Maryland to protect your parental rights and your child’s future prospects.


Mediation puts the decisions in your hands and can often provide more expedient, predictable results than going to trial. William Burgess is a skilled negotiator who can help you obtain the best possible divorce settlement.

Prenuptial Agreements

Love can blind you to the potential for financial loss should your marriage fail. William Burgess expects the unexpected and drafts premarital agreements that protect both spouses’ financial interests.

Contact a Zealous Waldorf Family Law Attorney

Call The Law Office of William M. Burgess at 301-645-3261 or contact the firm online to schedule and initial appointment with William Burgess

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