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Playful Family
Southern Maryland's Family Lawyer

General Practice | Family Law Focus

Attorney Bill Fanning has focused on family law in Southern Maryland since 1993. 

He and the staff of Fanning Law, LLC understand the complexities associated with separation, divorce, custody, visitation, and other family law matters and will successfully help you and your family through these difficult issues. 

Contact our La Plata, MD office today.

For over two decades, clients in Southern Maryland and throughout the region have trusted the superior legal knowledge and uncommon care provided by Fanning Law, LLC - the Law Offices of William C. Fanning, Jr. 

Our law firm's primary focus is in the area of family law.  Disputes regarding custody, visitation, guardianship, and the dissolution of the family through separation and divorce weigh heavily on all involved.  With over 26 years of experience handling family disputes, Bill Fanning has an in-depth understanding of the legal and emotional issues which affect you and your family.  Looking to grow your family through adoption?  Fanning Law, LLC - the Law Offices of William C. Fanning, Jr. can ably assist you and your family through the adoption process as well.

One of Charles County's top full-service law firms, our La Plata, Maryland offices also represent clients involved in a large range of legal issues.  Our effective litigation background is applied to cases involving business & employment issues, personal injury, criminal defense, wills and probate, and general civil litigation matters.

Other Legal Services

General Civil Litigation

Personal Injury

Employment Law

Business Law

Criminal Defense

Wills & Trusts

Why Fanning Law?

William C. Fanning, Jr | Attorney


With experience in all Southern Maryland courts in Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert, and Prince George's counties, attorney William C. Fanning, Jr., focuses his practice 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 him courtroom success in these areas as well.  Mr. Fanning has favorably represented personal injury claimants and criminal defendants throughout their often complex and weighty cases. 

"William C. Fanning, Jr., is the best legal representative you will ever meet, if you’re lucky enough. He truly is the best there is in Maryland, or in any state for that matter."

J. Smith | Client


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