The Bowen Law Firm

Established in 1984

Law Firm in Fairfax, VA

Practice Area: Divorce and Annulment, Custody, Visitation 21 more areas of practice + 21 more

Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent
Attorney Awards
AV Preeminent

Client Reviews

  • 4.0/5.0 12 reviews
  • 58% client recommended 7 recommendations
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    4.0/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.0/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.1/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.0/5.0
  • Larry Henry Bowen Read all 3 reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 02/24/15

    I have recommended Larry to a friend, and she had a similar experience to mine. Larry is a sincere person and an excellent attorney. He is not content... Read more

    I have recommended Larry to a friend, and she had a similar experience to mine. Larry is a sincere person and an excellent attorney. He is not content just to take your money no matter what. He gives honest counsel. He takes the COUNSELOR part of attorney and counselor at law very seriously. He represented me in my divorce, which was settled out of court, and in two court appearances in which my ex-husband had sued me for alleged contempt of the divorce agreement. I came out on top in both.

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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0
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      5.0/5.0

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  • Valerie Elizabeth Hughes Read all 5 reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 03/31/16

    I could not have asked for a better attorney for my divorce. She guided me through the whole process and made me feel comfortable every step of the wa... Read more

    I could not have asked for a better attorney for my divorce. She guided me through the whole process and made me feel comfortable every step of the way. Even when things looked bad, she was able to explain them to me in a way that relieved a lot of stress during one of the most stressful things a person can go through. Valerie is open, honest, unassuming, and non-judgmental. What really sets her apart from everyone is that when she is on your case, she will FIGHT for you.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • The Bowen Law Firm

    5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 04/14/15

    Larry came highly recommended to me, and I would also highly recommend Larry to anyone going through a situation similar to mine. I shared my situation with Larry very cl... Read more

    Larry came highly recommended to me, and I would also highly recommend Larry to anyone going through a situation similar to mine. I shared my situation with Larry very clearly. I was divorcing and I wanted as much time with my son as possible. I understood already, as a father, that the chance for full custody of my son in this state is very unlikely. Larry provided clear and unfiltered feedback and counsel, based on my desires, was upfront with feedback, and tenacious in representing me.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • The Bowen Law Firm

    5.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 02/19/15

    I was recommended to Larry Bowen by a friend of mine after several disappointing encounters with other disreputable attorneys. One in particular was paid several thousand... Read more

    I was recommended to Larry Bowen by a friend of mine after several disappointing encounters with other disreputable attorneys. One in particular was paid several thousands of dollars by me and did absolutely nothing except tell me they couldn't help because my ex spouse lived out of state. After meeting Larry Bowen I knew I was finally going to get the help I needed. After much hard work on Larry's part we were able to recover what I was owed! I highly recommend Lawrence Bowen!

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      5.0/5.0
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  • The Bowen Law Firm

    3.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 10/06/12

    This law firm could not ever get documents correct on the first time. Consistently amounts of money, information, details of agreement would be wrong or completely unrel... Read more

    This law firm could not ever get documents correct on the first time. Consistently amounts of money, information, details of agreement would be wrong or completely unrelated to my case! Thereby costing me extra money each time to amend the documents. I specifically dealt with Valerie Hughes and her paralegal. It also took them a while to finalize any paperwork. When it was accurate, it was good work, which is why I gave them a 3.

    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      3.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      3.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      3.0/5.0

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  • The Bowen Law Firm

    3.0/5.0 by a Private Individual on 10/06/12

    This firm consistently got information wrong, amounts of money incorrect and details wrong when drafting and sending documents to opposing counsel. At times, the informa... Read more

    This firm consistently got information wrong, amounts of money incorrect and details wrong when drafting and sending documents to opposing counsel. At times, the information was not even related to my case! This cost me extra money because of the changes that had to be made. Communication was not good and was never clearly understood nor double checked in order to ensure accurate understanding. However, after several drafts, they were accurate; thus I gave them a 3.

    • Communication

      3.0/5.0
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      3.0/5.0
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Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 61 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
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    4.6/5.0
  • Communication

    4.7/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.7/5.0
  • Larry Henry Bowen Read all 33 reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Sole Practitioner on 08/30/12

    I have known Larry Bowen for over 20 years. Mr. Bowen and his firm, The Bowen Law Firm, meet the highest standards of professional practice. Read more

    I have known Larry Bowen for over 20 years. Mr. Bowen and his firm, The Bowen Law Firm, meet the highest standards of professional practice.

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      5.0/5.0
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  • Valerie Elizabeth Hughes Read all 28 reviews

    5.0/5.0 by a Of Counsel on 05/08/13

    Ms. Hughes is a tenacious and highly principled advocate who treats other counsel with professionalism and courtesy. Knowledgeable about her field of... Read more

    Ms. Hughes is a tenacious and highly principled advocate who treats other counsel with professionalism and courtesy. Knowledgeable about her field of practice, she readily shares her knowledge and enthusiasm with the local bar and less experienced lawyers. She is a talented writer, whose documents are clear and reflect her insight and her practical ability to solve clients' conflicts. She exudes energy, good judgment, enthusiasm, ethical standards in and out of court.

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Firm Details

Year Established
1984
Firm Size
6

Areas of Law

  • Divorce and Annulment
  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support
  • Property Settlement Agreements
  • Pre-and Post-Nuptial Agreements
  • Civil Service Retirement Orders
  • Military Retirement Orders
  • Defined Benefit and Defined Contribution Retirement Orders
  • TSP Retirement Orders
  • TIAA-CREF Retirement Orders
  • Military Divorce Related Issues
  • Equitable Distribution of Assets and Debts
  • Appellate Work for Court of Appeals
  • Appellate Work for Virginia Supreme Court
  • Adoption
  • Protective Orders
  • Post-Divorce Issues
  • Enforcement of Domestic Court Orders
  • Registration and Modification of Foreign Orders
  • PKPA (Parental Kidnapping Protection Act) Issues
  • Personal Injury
  • Criminal Defense - Misdemeanors and Traffic Offenses