1. Your Law Firm in Vienna and Bad Marriages

    Staying in an unhealthy marriage is not good for you or your spouse. And if you have kids, it is a decision that should be revisited. If you stay in an unhealthy marriage, you will look back in 20 or 30 years and come to the realization that it was a bad choice. Some marriages are obviously broken beyond repair and no amount of therapy is going to save it. But rather than just accepting the fact t…Read More

  2. Your Law Firm in Vienna and Getting an Amicable Divorce

    Going through a divorce is highly emotional and very stressful, but that doesn't mean it has to be a drawn-out nightmare. While going through a divorce, you will experience a number of thoughts and feelings about your soon-to-be ex-spouse. You will probably experience anger, frustration, shame, rage and possibly even guilt. This is not wrong and it is perfectly normal to feel this way, but there i…Read More

  3. How To Choose An Attorney

    TATE BYWATER is the law firm of choice for folks in Fairfax County, Vienna, Prince William County, and beyond. Since 1972 the firm has expanded from a single-office in Vienna, Virginia to become a well-oiled machine, being a multi-office, full-service law firm that provides legal services to the entire Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Whether prospective clients find themselves in Maryland, the …Read More

  4. Things To Consider While Choosing An Immigration Attorney

    Perhaps you are one of the many Americans out there who is concerned about recent immigration policy changes and how it may affect you or your loved one's livelihoods. Although it is difficult and often imprudent to extrapolate and therefore speculate, the purpose of this post is to educate you in a general way about what to look for if you are in considering retaining an immigration lawyer. Of co…Read More

  5. What Our Clients Are Saying About Us

    At TATE BYWATER Law, we strive to provide the very best legal counsel, because we genuinely care about the lives of our clients. Our practice areas of expertise are numerous, because we want you to come to us, no matter the legal service you require. Whether it's Bankruptcy, Business and Corporate Law, Civil Litigation, Criminal and Traffic, Family Law, Immigration, Personal Industry, Real Estate…Read More

  6. Common Sense Rules for Lawyers

    Many years ago as I began the practice of law, I realized how important it was for an attorney at law to be a positive example in the community in which he or she serves. No matter how many lawyer jokes people hear or re-tell, when their liberty is threatened they have no place to go except their attorney. When the Government decides that you are guilty of criminal activity and should be removed f…Read More

  7. Tate, Bywater, Fuller, Mickelsen & Tull, PLC

    We are pleased to announce the merger and creation of Tate, Bywater, Fuller, Mickelsen & Tull, PLC ("TATE BYWATER").  Effective September 1, 2014, Travis Tull of Law Offices of Travis Tull, PLLC, and Paul Mickelsen of Law Office of Paul Mickelsen, PLLC, joined Douglas Bywater, James Tate, and Gary Fuller of Tate, Bywater & Fuller, PLC. With over 100 years of combined legal experience in a…Read More