‘Best Law Firms’ 2021: Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner Honored By U.S. News & World Report For Fifth Consecutive Year

For the fifth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report names Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner PLLC among its “Best Law Firms” for 2021. Firms named to the list are honored for professional excellence with impressive ratings from clients and peers. Receiving this honor signals quality law practice and breadth of legal expertise. 

This year, Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken & Leischner is proud to expand our firm with the addition of Guy Bowe

Friedman, Grimes, Leischner, Meinken and Wade Named ‘Top Lawyers’ For 2020 by Northern Virginia Magazine

Northern Virginia Magazine recognizes Foster S.B. Friedman, Carolyn Grimes, Jessica Leischner, Gretchyn Meinken and Rebecca Wade in its 2020 “Top Lawyers” list. They have been recognized for their work in divorce, family, and financial law.

Grimes has been named a Top Lawyer for six consecutive years, this is the fifth consecutive year Friedman has been honored and the third year in a row Wade is being recognized. In addition to the 2020 award, Meinken was also

Understanding The Decriminalization of Marijuana

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The state of Virginia has decriminalized marijuana, but what does that mean?

Criminal Law Attorney Rebecca Wade shares her insight on what the new legislation entails, the punishments of possession of marijuana and other related offenses.

What Does Decriminalization Of Marijuana Mean?

The Virginia General Assembly passed legislation that moves marijuana possession from the classification of a crime to a civil infraction. This means possessing small amounts of marijuana is still

Celebrating Our Fifth Anniversary

The attorneys of Wade Grimes Friedman Meinken Leischner are proud to celebrate our fifth anniversary. Over the last half-decade, we have dedicated our efforts to providing clients with strong, experienced lawyers who advocate for you. As an Alexandria and Fairfax legal counsel team, we specialize in family law, wills, trusts & estates, criminal defense, bankruptcy, business law, and personal injury.  From the start five years ago, and each day since, we’ve been completely dedicated to your best interests.

¿Puedes Ser Deportado en Virginia Por Usar Marijuana?

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En Virginia, ya no es un crimen la posesión de marijuana. El estado de Virginia acaba de cambiar la ley sobre la posesión de marijuana y ahora está descriminalizada. Eso significa que si alguien está agarrado con marijuana, solo obtienes una multa de $25. Pero, la ley del estado es diferente a la ley de los Estados Unidos.  

¿Bajo la ley federal, es un crimen tener marijuana? 

La marijuana todavía es ilegal bajo la ley federal.

¿Qué Significa La Despenalización De La Marijuana?

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El estado de Virginia acaba de despenalizar la marijuana. Ahora, ¿eso qué significa eso exactamente? La abogada Rebecca Wade comparte su percepción sobre lo que implica la nueva legislación, los castigos por posesión de marijuana y otros delitos relacionados con la marijuana.

¿Qué significa la despenalización de la marihuana?

La Asamblea General de Virginia aprobó una legislación que traslada la posesión de marijuana de la clasificación de un delito a una infracción civil. En otras palabras,

How Is COVID-19 Affecting Child Custody During The School Year?

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With some schools reopened and many remaining virtual, parents have to make decisions that will protect their child and establish a custodial schedule that works during these unprecedented times. As the pandemic continues to create turmoil, family law attorney Jessica Leischner shares her insights on child custody during the school year.

Figure out what works best for your child and your family.

An appropriate and effective custodial schedule is entirely based