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

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

See More

Firm Details

Year Established
1984
Firm Size
6

Client Reviews

  • 4.2/5.0 16 reviews
  • 69% client recommended 11 recommendations
  • Communication

    4.2/5.0
  • Responsiveness

    4.1/5.0
  • Quality of Service

    4.3/5.0
  • Value for Money

    4.1/5.0
  • Larry Henry Bowen Read all 5 reviews

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 08/25/16

    I chose Larry after finding him to be the most positively referenced Lawyer in Fairfax County for child custody cases. He and his staff proved to be... Read more

    I chose Larry after finding him to be the most positively referenced Lawyer in Fairfax County for child custody cases. He and his staff proved to be a crucial asset in what quickly became complicated custody proceedings.{para}He is experienced, smart, and is able to keep his head above the fray, never losing site of the optimal landing.{para}In my case, I have no doubt his help made all the difference.{para}I cannot recommend him enough, and will certainly look to Larry for all future custody legal matters

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • Valerie Elizabeth Hughes Read all 7 reviews

    5.0/5.0 submitted on 09/04/16

    Valerie genuinely had my best interest in mind from the beginning. She always responded same-day. She carefully considered the cost/benefit of every a... Read more

    Valerie genuinely had my best interest in mind from the beginning. She always responded same-day. She carefully considered the cost/benefit of every action, and did not spending more time (i.e., money) than was necessary on my case. She won every hearing, and recouped fees incurred by the frivolous actions of my ex. She is both tough and smart, and knows when to keep fighting and when to back down. She helped me avoid two costly trials. I enthusiastically recommend her.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • The Bowen Law Firm

    5.0/5.0 submitted 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.

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • The Bowen Law Firm

    5.0/5.0 submitted 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!

    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Responsiveness

      5.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      5.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • The Bowen Law Firm

    3.0/5.0 submitted 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

    Read less

  • The Bowen Law Firm

    3.0/5.0 submitted 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
    • Responsiveness

      3.0/5.0
    • Quality of Service

      3.0/5.0
    • Value for Money

      3.0/5.0

    Read less

See All 16 Reviews Write a Review

Peer Reviews

  • 4.6/5.0 61 reviews
  • Legal Knowledge

    4.6/5.0
  • Analytical Capability

    4.5/5.0
  • Judgment

    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.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less

  • 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.

    • Legal Knowledge

      5.0/5.0
    • Analytical Capability

      5.0/5.0
    • Judgment

      5.0/5.0
    • Communication

      5.0/5.0
    • Legal Experience

      5.0/5.0

    Read less


*Individual reviews provided before 2009 are not displayed