Family Law & Estate Planning Tailored To Your Needs

Led by a former teacher, skilled mediator, collaboratively trained and experienced litigation attorney, our firm is ideally equipped to guide you to solutions that truly work for you and your children.


Dear Meg, I wanted to allow Shantel to tell you her appreciation of your services before I gave mine. A day after the hearing, I thought about when we met…
-Sylvia Jones

I would highly recommend Meg Oliver. When I first consulted with her, she helped me calmly make decisions. She was always helpful and accessible…
-Divorce Client

Ms Oliver helped me through a very difficult time in my life as my divorce moved forward. She was always available to me via email, returned calls promptly, and kept me well informed of all issues…
-Darlene, a divorce client

I found Meg to be a very fair and impartial mediator and credit her with helping resolve a painful custody issue…
-Michael W, a mediation client

Meg represented me in my divorce. I can honestly say that Meg got me through this extremely difficult and emotional process. She took the burden off of my shoulders…
-Terry, a divorce client

Skilled Assistance With Divorce And Much More

As a client of Oliver Family Law you will work with a lawyer who has a deep desire to help families in crisis. Founder Margaret Oliver puts her 20 years of legal experience to use serving families in and around Howard County, Carroll County and Anne Arundel County, Maryland, who need assistance with all types of family law matters, including trusts and estates, separation, divorce, child custody, alimony, prenuptial agreements, guardianship and adoption.

If you are interested in working with a family law attorney like Margaret Oliver, who will take the time to listen to your concerns and help you reach a resolution that meets your needs, call 410-740-1180.

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Divorce Concerns

Property division, separation agreements, alimony, alternative dispute resolution and more

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Parenting Issues

Child custody, parenting time, child support orders and other matters that affect your kids

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Trusts and Estates

Wills, trusts, guardianships, powers of attorney, advance medical directives, probate and more

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Other Family Matters

Adoptions, prenuptial agreements, same-gender issues, modifications and other matters

Using Alternative Dispute Resolution To Help Clients Find Lasting Solutions

As a mediator and collaborative attorney, Margaret Oliver focuses on assisting clients with finding effective resolutions without going to court. By working together to reach an amicable settlement, you may be able to save time and money. If you are a parent, the process will likely help you and your ex-spouse/partner in your future co-parenting decisions.

When neither mediation nor collaborative law is an option for resolution, Ms. Oliver will put her extensive litigation experience to use defending your rights in court.

In addition to being honest, supportive, fair, proactive and sensible, Margaret Oliver has the experience and knowledge to handle the most complex family law issues. Whether you are part of a traditional or nontraditional family, she is happy to help you resolve these issues with minimal stress while protecting your interests.

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Margaret Oliver is named Super Lawyer for 6 consecutive years.


Margaret Oliver named Treasurer of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of Maryland.

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Contact Us For Experienced Legal Guidance

Whether you are facing a divorce or adding to your family through adoption or you are dealing with another family law matter, Oliver Family Law is a firm that you can turn to for caring support and effective legal representation. Contact the firm online or call 410-740-1180 to arrange a consultation. Credit cards accepted.