Barkat Law Firm

Barkat Law Firm

The Barkat Law Firm provides legal representation for your family law, and estate planning needs.

Firm Overview

The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following:

Family law matters - divorce, same sex divorce, child custody, and prenuptial agreements.

Estate Planning - Wills, Durable Power of Attorneys, and Trusts.

The cornerstone of the Barkat Law Firm is client service. It is guaranteed that your phone calls will be returned within 24 hours, and that you will be communicated with regularly. Any representation you receive from the Barkat Law Firm will be delivered in a timely manner. If you have any issues with the service you are receiving as a client please inform the Barkat Law Firm promptly, and the issue will be resolved to your satisfaction, even if it means working with you at the conclusion of your case to reduce the fees that you have paid.

In today's busy environment it can be difficult for many people to set out time in their day to go to an attorney's office for an initial consultation. That is why in addition to providing initial consultations in the firm's office, initial consultations are also offered at a time and location that is convenient to you, including consultations away from the firm's office and over the phone. In addition initial consultations can be set up after business hours and on the weekend.
Main Office

Main Office
1050 30th St. NW
Washington  DC  20007

  • (202) 276-1167

Office Information

Office Hours

M-F 9am - 6pm, Weekend hours by appointment

Emergency After Hours


The Barkat Law Firm offers legal representation for the following family law matters: divorce, same sex divorce, child custody, and prenuptial agreements. Contact us now to speak with a DC divorce attorney about your family law matters
Call the Barkat Law Firm at 202-276-1167 or email at to set up your free consultation with a DC divorce attorney to discuss your family law needs. In addition to offering our regular full service representation the Barkat Law Firm also offers representation in segments for those clients who wish to reduce the use of attorneys in their family law matters.

Sheraz Barkat

Sheraz Barkat is a graduate of the West Virginia University College of Law where his studies focused on business law. Sheraz was a law clerk in West Virginia University's Office of Risk Management and volunteered with the Appalachian Law Program to assist clients who were representing themselves in family law matters. Following law school Sheraz studied in Sydney, Australia where his studies focused on comparative family law and international civil litigation. Prior to starting the Barkat Law Firm Sheraz worked on Capitol Hill for several years as a legislative staffer to Senator John D. Rockefeller IV. In that role he worked on small business, intellectual property, tax, veterans and trade policy for Senator Rockefeller. Sheraz is a member of the District of Columbia Bar, the American Bar Association, and the South Asian Bar Association.
  • Bar Number: 1006896
    District of Columbia

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