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Playful Family

Southern Maryland's Family Lawyer

General Practice & Family Law Focus

William C. Fanning, Jr | Attorney

Bill Fanning has been in private practice since 1993, focusing on family law issues with an emphasis on divorce, child custody, and support.  Mr. Fanning served five years as an Adjunct Professor of Family Law & Paralegal Studies at the College of Southern Maryland, La Plata Campus.  He has had unprecedented success in obtaining winning settlements for his clients. 


Mr. Fanning's great understanding of the complicated issues involved with employment law matters as well as general business law and civil litigation has ensured courtroom success in these areas as well.  Mr. Fanning has favorably represented personal injury claimants and criminal defendants throughout their often complex cases.  He has experience appearing before the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia and the District of Maryland, and the U.S. Court of Appeals. 

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About us

Our firm is based on the belief that our clients' needs are of the utmost importance and our staff is committed to meeting those needs.  As a result, a high percentage of our business is from long-term clients and referrals.


Fanning Law, LLC welcomes the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best legal care available.

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Mr. Fanning is proud of his support to our Southern Maryland community. 

He has logged hundreds of hours as a pro bono attorney at the Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Services and the Charles County Bar Association Family Law Clinic.

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