Deborah N Arthur

Deborah N Arthur

Principal Lawyer
Location:
Annandale, Virginia
Phone:
703-278-2028
Fax:
703-658-3555
Email:

Deborah N. Arthur has built a long-standing reputation in the Fairfax County, Virginia community for being an attorney with a drive for success. Earning her B.S. in Business Administration from George Mason University in 1977. She continued her education, earning her J.D. from George Mason University in 1982. Since then, she has assisted those in need of legal representation in matters concerning bankruptcy, divorce, personal injury, family law, and estate matters.  Her joy is to help her clients see solutions to difficult legal situations in their life, particularly in the field of bankruptcy and family law, which includes divorce and custody matters.

Ms. Arthur has lived in Northern Virginia her entire life. She is married and has eight grandchildren, the loves of her life. She is an active member of Calvary Road Baptist Church in Alexandria, where she leads women's bible studies and is active in the wormen's ministry.

Ms. Arthur assists clients in filing Chapter 7 and 13 Bankruptcies.  She works with her clients as a team to help them through the process and to guide them along the way.  She understands that the possibility of bankruptcy can be a difficult and stressful time in your life and she strives to make it as easy and simple for you as possible.

 For our clients' benefit, we are considered to be a debt relief agency because we help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code.

Areas of Practice

  • Bankruptcy Law
  • Family Law

Bar Admissions

  • Virginia, 1982

Education

  • George Mason University School of Law, Arlington, Virginia
    • J.D. - 1982
  • George Mason University
    • B.S. - 1977
    • Major: Business Administration
  • Robert E. Lee High School

Published Works

  • Child Custody, Child Support, and Cases Involving Domestic Abuse, NBI, 2013
  • Exploring Custody, Visitation, and Support Issues, NBI, 2012
  • Getting a Divorce Case Off on the Right Foot, NBI, 2012
  • Common and Not So Common Family Law Issues and Answers, NBI, 2009
  • Finance 101 for Family Law Practitioners, NBI, 2009
  • Tips and Traps When Consulting with the Elder Law Client, NBI, 2008
  • Ethical Issues When Dealing with the Children of Elder Law Clients, NBI, 2008

Classes/Seminars

  • Child Custody, Child Support and Cases Involving Domestic Abuse, with sub-topics of Assisted Reproduction, Custody & Visitation Rights of Non-Biological Parents, Relocation Issues, and other such issues, NBI
  • Exploring Custody, Visitation and Support Issues, NBI
  • Getting a Divorce Case Off on the Right Foot, NBI
  • Conciliation in the Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court, Fairfax Bar Association
  • Common and Not So Common Family Law Issues and Answers, NBI
  • Finance 101 for Family Law Practitioners, NBI
  • Tips and Traps When Consulting with the Elder Client, NBI
  • Ethical Issues when Dealing with the Children of Elder Clients, NBI

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Fairfax Bar Association
  • NVBBA (Northern Virginia Bankruptcy Bar Association)
  • National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys

Past Employment Positions

  • Law Office of Deborah N. Arthur, Principal, 1983 - Present

Pro Bono Activities

  • Court Tour Guide for 8th Grade Students at the Fairfax Courthouse