Practice Areas

Family law

The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr.

Upper Marlboro Family Law Attorney for 31 years

The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr. guides our clients through every type of family law matter.  We provide diligent, professional legal representation to every client we represent.

It is important to have the sound legal advice and support of an experienced attorney who thoroughly understands Maryland divorce and family law and who can provide quality legal representation to get you the results you need.  We support our clients by being accessible and responsive and by maintaining a strong personal commitment to our client's needs.  We keep our clients informed of the status of their legal matter so that they are kept up to date.  When you have questions, we answer them promptly and professionally.  Family law disputes can be painful.  Choose an experienced family lawyer you can trust to ensure that your legal needs are met.

At The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr., our firm handles many family law issues, including:

  •           Divorce
  •           Child custody and visitation matters
  •           Child support
  •           Alimony
  •           Marital property division
  •           Paternity cases
  •           Domestic violence cases
  •           Separation agreements
  •           Prenuptial agreements

Have circumstances changed since your divorce ended?  Has a loss of job or job transfer made it necessary to modify your divorce decree, custody or visitation agreement?  At The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr., we can help you seek a post-decree modification to ensure that your rights are protected.  Call 301-574-5590 for a free consultation to discuss your options.

When you become a client of attorney Edward J. O'Connor, Jr., you will receive personal attention and dedicated representation in all your legal difficulties.

We can handle any additional legal issues that may arise in the future.  You can have confidence that we will be at your side for the long term.  Call our Upper Marlboro law office at 301-574-5590 to schedule a free initial consultation.  Evening consultations are available by appointment.


Criminal and Traffic Law Representation

The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr.

Aggressive Criminal and Traffic Law Representation

With over 33 years of legal experience representing clients accused of violating Maryland criminal and traffic laws, The Law Office of Edward J. O'Connor, Jr., is committed to providing high-quality and cost-effective legal representation for clients involved in a broad range of criminal and traffic law matters, including:

All Traffic Charges, including:

  •            Driving under the influence (DUI) or      
  •            drivingwhile impaired  (DWI)
  •            Driving with a suspended license

All Criminal Charges, including:

  •            Assault
  •            Drug crimes
  •            Violent crimes
  •            Property crimes
  •            Probation violations

A criminal conviction may result in significant jail time and fines.  A guilty plea or criminal conviction may result in a permanent mark on your criminal record.  As a consequence, you may experience lasting difficulties when applying for a job or attempting to rent a house or apartment.  Contact us today.  We can provide you with effective legal representation to avoid such consequences at a cost you can afford.

Plea Agreement or Trial: Which Option Best Suits Your Needs?

In some cases, it may be advisable to take your criminal or traffic case to trial.  Edward J. O'Connor, Jr. has the experience to evaluate the strength of the prosecutor's case, the prosecutor's experience and trial skills, and the judge to know whether this action will give you the best result.

Call our office in Upper Marlboro today at 301-574-5590 or e-mail us now to discuss your case in a free and absolutely confidential consultation with an experienced Maryland criminal defense and traffic law attorney.  Evening consultation are available by appointment.

Personal Injury/Auto Accidents

Personal Injury Lawyer in Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Experiencing an injury in an accident may leave you confused and disoriented.  Many individuals do not know what to do or where to turn after an accident or injury.  If you have been injured in a car accident or situation that was the result of someone else’s negligence, speak with an experienced personal injury attorney at The Law Office of Edward J. O’Connor, Jr.  Contact us at 301-574-5590, and let us handle your legal needs while you focus on healing.

Since 1981, attorney, Edward J. O’Connor, Jr. has effectively represented many clients who have been injured as a result of someone else’s negligence.  Our firm fights to obtain compensation for our client’s lost wages, medical treatment and pain and suffering.

Auto Accidents

In an instant an automobile collision can leave you with serious painful and sometimes permanent injuries.  Your injuries may prevent you from being able to work and pay your normal monthly bills.  At The Law Office of Edward J. O’Connor, Jr. we understand how devastating this can be and we work to ensure that you receive medical treatment for your injuries and that you receive compensation for your lost time from work.  We fight the insurance companies so that you don’t have to.  Some of the cases we handle involve:

  • Car accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents 



Address : 5407 Water Street, Suite 108
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772
Phone : (301) 574-5590
Fax : (301) 574-5592
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