The attorneys at Petrelli Previtera, LLC offer caring, sensitive legal representation and have experience handling all aspects of divorce and divorce-related legal issues. Our team can support you in cases involving: Contested Divorce: A contested divorce refers to a split in which neither spouse can agree on all details of the end of the marriage. Such details include alimony, child custody, division of marital property, and more. Sometimes contested divorces go to trial, and often they can be settled out of court through negotiation. Our marital trial lawyers will help you understand your options for ending your marriage as stress-free as possible. Child Custody: Determining where your children will live following the end of a marriage is among the most sensitive and potentially contentious issues that arise. Our family law attorneys recognize the importance of maintaining your family ties, and know there is likely nothing more important to you than your children. We will work hard to ensure you are well-represented throughout your divorce to get the child custody agreement that you deserve.

Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls
Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Getting a divorce can mark a time of tension and strain in your life. Having a skilled representative in your corner can make this time that much easier.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and has no record of discipline from the Pennsylvania bar association. *

Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Petrelli Previtera, LLC

Open for Business
Offers Video Calls

Getting a divorce can mark a time of tension and strain in your life. Having a skilled representative in your corner can make this time that much easier.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and has no record of discipline from the Pennsylvania bar association. *

Firm Overview

The attorneys at Petrelli Previtera, LLC offer caring, sensitive legal representation and have experience handling all aspects of divorce and divorce-related legal issues. Our team can support you in cases involving:

Contested Divorce: A contested divorce refers to a split in which neither spouse can agree on all details of the end of the marriage. Such details include alimony, child custody, division of marital property, and more. Sometimes contested divorces go to trial, and often they can be settled out of court through negotiation. Our marital trial lawyers will help you understand your options for ending your marriage as stress-free as possible.

Child Custody: Determining where your children will live following the end of a marriage is among the most sensitive and potentially contentious issues that arise. Our family law attorneys recognize the importance of maintaining your family ties, and know there is likely nothing more important to you than your children. We will work hard to ensure you are well-represented throughout your divorce to get the child custody agreement that you deserve.

Main Office

CHEVY CHASE OFFICE
5425 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Phone

(301) 889-8085

Fees
Office Information
Languages Spoken

English

Other Offices
  • Norristown, PA: (610) 924-2870

    516 DeKalb Street
    Suite C
    Norristown, PA 19401

  • VOORHEES, NJ (201) 655-7204

    1020 Laurel Oak Road
    Suite 203
    Voorhees, NJ 08043

  • PRINCETON, NJ (609) 917 9560

    475 Wall St
    Suite 214
    Princeton, NJ 08540

  • DOYLESTOWN (267) 938-4480

    114 N Main St
    Suite B
    Doylestown, PA 18901

  • Chicago, IL: (312) 252-2085

    180 North Stetson
    Suite 3500
    Chicago, IL 60601

  • PHILADELPHIA - (215) 399-2355

    1845 Walnut Street, 19th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • Austin, TX: (512) 883-1684

    500 W 2nd St Suite 1900
    Austin, TX 78701

  • Linwood, NJ: 609-375-0351

    210 New Road #15
    Linwood, NJ 08221

  • Parsippany, NJ: (973) 310-5320

    8 Campus Dr
    Parsippany, NJ 07054

  • Washington DC: (202) 519-0366

    1717 K Street NW Suite 900
    Washington, DC 20006

  • Highlands Ranch, CO: (303) 416-7086

    1745 Shea Center Drive, Suite 400
    Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

  • Seattle, WA: (206) 231-5789

    2033 6th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98121

  • Chevy Chase, MD: (301) 889-8085

    5425 Wisconsin Ave
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815

  • Bethesda, MD: (301) 234-7409

    4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200
    Bethesda, MD 20814

  • Abington, PA: (610) 890-4833

    1147 Easton Road
    Abington, PA 19001

  • Pittsburgh, PA (412) 501-4630

    1 PPG Place
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

  • Schaumburg, IL (630) 491-9670

    1750 E. Golf Rd
    Suite 382
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

  • West Chester, PA (610) 431-4012

    203 W. Chestnut St.
    Suite 204
    West Chester, PA 19380

  • Langhorne, PA (267) 710-9585

    1707 Langhorne Newtown RD
    STE 5
    Langhorne, PA 19047

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr. is a family lawyer who focuses his practice on divorce and family-related matters, including support, custody, adoption, and parental rights.

His goal is to help families of all shapes and sizes thrive despite the legal and financial difficulties that arise from divorce, child custody disputes, and domestic violence. Tom prides himself in being adaptable to each individual situation. He works tirelessly to find workable solutions for his clients, regardless of whether he is working on the fair distribution of assets in a divorce or on legal protection for a victim of abuse.

Mr. Petrelli is a trial attorney with a LLM in trial advocacy from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. This means that he has the experience needed to provide representation for cases which go to trial, including custody cases and complex divorces. However, Tom also has a strong background in mediation. He is the owner of Divorce Done Right, a mediation company that offers solutions for families who want a peaceful resolution to divorce and custody issues.

Tom has built his reputation handling high asset divorces. The firm offers a premier divorce representation service for clients with contentious divorces.

Tom has received several national and peer-reviewed awards, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Tom has been recognized by his peers for his creative solutions to family law matters and is a recurring guest speaker on divorce and family law at the People's Law School.

Awards

Named a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates
Superb AVVO Rating of 10
Selected for inclusion to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Voted to Arrival Magazine's Top 50 Family Lawyers in Northeast
Named in Suburban Life Magazine's Awesome Attorneys Divorce and Family Law

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr. is a family lawyer who focuses his practice on divorce and family-related matters, including support, custody, adoption, and parental rights.

His goal is to help families of all shapes and sizes thrive despite the legal and financial difficulties that arise from divorce, child custody disputes, and domestic violence. Tom prides himself in being adaptable to each individual situation. He works tirelessly to find workable solutions for his clients, regardless of whether he is working on the fair distribution of assets in a divorce or on legal protection for a victim of abuse.

Mr. Petrelli is a trial attorney with a LLM in trial advocacy from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. This means that he has the experience needed to provide representation for cases which go to trial, including custody cases and complex divorces. However, Tom also has a strong background in mediation. He is the owner of Divorce Done Right, a mediation company that offers solutions for families who want a peaceful resolution to divorce and custody issues.

Tom has built his reputation handling high asset divorces. The firm offers a premier divorce representation service for clients with contentious divorces.

Tom has received several national and peer-reviewed awards, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Tom has been recognized by his peers for his creative solutions to family law matters and is a recurring guest speaker on divorce and family law at the People's Law School.

Awards

Named a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates
Superb AVVO Rating of 10
Selected for inclusion to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Voted to Arrival Magazine's Top 50 Family Lawyers in Northeast
Named in Suburban Life Magazine's Awesome Attorneys Divorce and Family Law

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Melinda Previtera

Melinda M. Previtera focuses her practice in all areas of family law including divorce, child support and custody, same-sex marriage rights, and domestic violence law.

Prior to moving to private practice, Ms. Previtera served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James P. Savio in the family division.

Melinda earned her law degree from Rutgers School of Law. While at Rutgers, she received a certification in mediation, conducted research in child advocacy rights, and completed a domestic violence clinic. She earned dual bachelor's degrees, cum laude, from Dickinson College. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In addition to her legal background, Ms. Previtera is an executive committee member of the Justinian Society and an active member of both the Nicholas A. Ciprani Inn of Court and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The International Women's Leadership Association recognized Melinda as a "Woman of Outstanding Leadership" for her personal and professional achievements and for her dedication to supporting other women in reaching their goals. She was also selected for inclusion in the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list an honor given to attorneys younger than 40 or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Also in 2016, Melinda was named to the Top 40 under 40 list by the Institute of Family Lawyers.

License

Bar Number: NA
New Jersey,

Bar Number: 308106
Pennsylvania,

Education

Dickinson College
B.S. in Women Studies,

Rutgers School of Law
J.D.,

Dickinson College
B.S. in Political Science,

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Melinda Previtera

Melinda M. Previtera focuses her practice in all areas of family law including divorce, child support and custody, same-sex marriage rights, and domestic violence law.

Prior to moving to private practice, Ms. Previtera served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James P. Savio in the family division.

Melinda earned her law degree from Rutgers School of Law. While at Rutgers, she received a certification in mediation, conducted research in child advocacy rights, and completed a domestic violence clinic. She earned dual bachelor's degrees, cum laude, from Dickinson College. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In addition to her legal background, Ms. Previtera is an executive committee member of the Justinian Society and an active member of both the Nicholas A. Ciprani Inn of Court and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The International Women's Leadership Association recognized Melinda as a "Woman of Outstanding Leadership" for her personal and professional achievements and for her dedication to supporting other women in reaching their goals. She was also selected for inclusion in the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list an honor given to attorneys younger than 40 or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Also in 2016, Melinda was named to the Top 40 under 40 list by the Institute of Family Lawyers.

License

Bar Number: NA
New Jersey,

Bar Number: 308106
Pennsylvania,

Education

Dickinson College B.S. in Women Studies,


Rutgers School of Law J.D.,


Dickinson College B.S. in Political Science,


Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kathryn L. Sullivan

Family Law Attorney

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kathryn L. Sullivan

Family Law Attorney

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kristin M. Lis

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kristin M. Lis

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
John Attiani

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
John Attiani

Firm Overview

The attorneys at Petrelli Previtera, LLC offer caring, sensitive legal representation and have experience handling all aspects of divorce and divorce-related legal issues. Our team can support you in cases involving:

Contested Divorce: A contested divorce refers to a split in which neither spouse can agree on all details of the end of the marriage. Such details include alimony, child custody, division of marital property, and more. Sometimes contested divorces go to trial, and often they can be settled out of court through negotiation. Our marital trial lawyers will help you understand your options for ending your marriage as stress-free as possible.

Child Custody: Determining where your children will live following the end of a marriage is among the most sensitive and potentially contentious issues that arise. Our family law attorneys recognize the importance of maintaining your family ties, and know there is likely nothing more important to you than your children. We will work hard to ensure you are well-represented throughout your divorce to get the child custody agreement that you deserve.

Main Office

CHEVY CHASE OFFICE
5425 Wisconsin Ave
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

Phone

(301) 889-8085

Fees
Office Information
Languages Spoken

English

Other Offices
  • Norristown, PA: (610) 924-2870

    516 DeKalb Street
    Suite C
    Norristown, PA 19401

  • VOORHEES, NJ (201) 655-7204

    1020 Laurel Oak Road
    Suite 203
    Voorhees, NJ 08043

  • PRINCETON, NJ (609) 917 9560

    475 Wall St
    Suite 214
    Princeton, NJ 08540

  • DOYLESTOWN (267) 938-4480

    114 N Main St
    Suite B
    Doylestown, PA 18901

  • Chicago, IL: (312) 252-2085

    180 North Stetson
    Suite 3500
    Chicago, IL 60601

  • PHILADELPHIA - (215) 399-2355

    1845 Walnut Street, 19th Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • Austin, TX: (512) 883-1684

    500 W 2nd St Suite 1900
    Austin, TX 78701

  • Linwood, NJ: 609-375-0351

    210 New Road #15
    Linwood, NJ 08221

  • Parsippany, NJ: (973) 310-5320

    8 Campus Dr
    Parsippany, NJ 07054

  • Washington DC: (202) 519-0366

    1717 K Street NW Suite 900
    Washington, DC 20006

  • Highlands Ranch, CO: (303) 416-7086

    1745 Shea Center Drive, Suite 400
    Highlands Ranch, CO 80129

  • Seattle, WA: (206) 231-5789

    2033 6th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98121

  • Chevy Chase, MD: (301) 889-8085

    5425 Wisconsin Ave
    Chevy Chase, MD 20815

  • Bethesda, MD: (301) 234-7409

    4800 Hampden Lane, Suite 200
    Bethesda, MD 20814

  • Abington, PA: (610) 890-4833

    1147 Easton Road
    Abington, PA 19001

  • Pittsburgh, PA (412) 501-4630

    1 PPG Place
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222

  • Schaumburg, IL (630) 491-9670

    1750 E. Golf Rd
    Suite 382
    Schaumburg, IL 60173

  • West Chester, PA (610) 431-4012

    203 W. Chestnut St.
    Suite 204
    West Chester, PA 19380

  • Langhorne, PA (267) 710-9585

    1707 Langhorne Newtown RD
    STE 5
    Langhorne, PA 19047

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr. is a family lawyer who focuses his practice on divorce and family-related matters, including support, custody, adoption, and parental rights.

His goal is to help families of all shapes and sizes thrive despite the legal and financial difficulties that arise from divorce, child custody disputes, and domestic violence. Tom prides himself in being adaptable to each individual situation. He works tirelessly to find workable solutions for his clients, regardless of whether he is working on the fair distribution of assets in a divorce or on legal protection for a victim of abuse.

Mr. Petrelli is a trial attorney with a LLM in trial advocacy from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. This means that he has the experience needed to provide representation for cases which go to trial, including custody cases and complex divorces. However, Tom also has a strong background in mediation. He is the owner of Divorce Done Right, a mediation company that offers solutions for families who want a peaceful resolution to divorce and custody issues.

Tom has built his reputation handling high asset divorces. The firm offers a premier divorce representation service for clients with contentious divorces.

Tom has received several national and peer-reviewed awards, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Tom has been recognized by his peers for his creative solutions to family law matters and is a recurring guest speaker on divorce and family law at the People's Law School.

Awards

Named a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates
Superb AVVO Rating of 10
Selected for inclusion to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Voted to Arrival Magazine's Top 50 Family Lawyers in Northeast
Named in Suburban Life Magazine's Awesome Attorneys Divorce and Family Law

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr.

Thomas J. Petrelli, Jr. is a family lawyer who focuses his practice on divorce and family-related matters, including support, custody, adoption, and parental rights.

His goal is to help families of all shapes and sizes thrive despite the legal and financial difficulties that arise from divorce, child custody disputes, and domestic violence. Tom prides himself in being adaptable to each individual situation. He works tirelessly to find workable solutions for his clients, regardless of whether he is working on the fair distribution of assets in a divorce or on legal protection for a victim of abuse.

Mr. Petrelli is a trial attorney with a LLM in trial advocacy from Temple University's James E. Beasley School of Law. This means that he has the experience needed to provide representation for cases which go to trial, including custody cases and complex divorces. However, Tom also has a strong background in mediation. He is the owner of Divorce Done Right, a mediation company that offers solutions for families who want a peaceful resolution to divorce and custody issues.

Tom has built his reputation handling high asset divorces. The firm offers a premier divorce representation service for clients with contentious divorces.

Tom has received several national and peer-reviewed awards, including being named a Pennsylvania Super Lawyer every year since 2009. Tom has been recognized by his peers for his creative solutions to family law matters and is a recurring guest speaker on divorce and family law at the People's Law School.

Awards

Named a Top 40 Under 40 Lawyer by the American Society of Legal Advocates
Superb AVVO Rating of 10
Selected for inclusion to Pennsylvania Super Lawyers
Voted to Arrival Magazine's Top 50 Family Lawyers in Northeast
Named in Suburban Life Magazine's Awesome Attorneys Divorce and Family Law

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Melinda Previtera

Melinda M. Previtera focuses her practice in all areas of family law including divorce, child support and custody, same-sex marriage rights, and domestic violence law.

Prior to moving to private practice, Ms. Previtera served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James P. Savio in the family division.

Melinda earned her law degree from Rutgers School of Law. While at Rutgers, she received a certification in mediation, conducted research in child advocacy rights, and completed a domestic violence clinic. She earned dual bachelor's degrees, cum laude, from Dickinson College. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In addition to her legal background, Ms. Previtera is an executive committee member of the Justinian Society and an active member of both the Nicholas A. Ciprani Inn of Court and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The International Women's Leadership Association recognized Melinda as a "Woman of Outstanding Leadership" for her personal and professional achievements and for her dedication to supporting other women in reaching their goals. She was also selected for inclusion in the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list an honor given to attorneys younger than 40 or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Also in 2016, Melinda was named to the Top 40 under 40 list by the Institute of Family Lawyers.

License

Bar Number: NA
New Jersey,

Bar Number: 308106
Pennsylvania,

Education

Dickinson College
B.S. in Women Studies,

Rutgers School of Law
J.D.,

Dickinson College
B.S. in Political Science,

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Melinda Previtera

Melinda M. Previtera focuses her practice in all areas of family law including divorce, child support and custody, same-sex marriage rights, and domestic violence law.

Prior to moving to private practice, Ms. Previtera served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable James P. Savio in the family division.

Melinda earned her law degree from Rutgers School of Law. While at Rutgers, she received a certification in mediation, conducted research in child advocacy rights, and completed a domestic violence clinic. She earned dual bachelor's degrees, cum laude, from Dickinson College. She is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

In addition to her legal background, Ms. Previtera is an executive committee member of the Justinian Society and an active member of both the Nicholas A. Ciprani Inn of Court and the Philadelphia Bar Association.

The International Women's Leadership Association recognized Melinda as a "Woman of Outstanding Leadership" for her personal and professional achievements and for her dedication to supporting other women in reaching their goals. She was also selected for inclusion in the 2016 Pennsylvania Super Lawyers Rising Stars list an honor given to attorneys younger than 40 or who have been in practice for 10 years or less. Also in 2016, Melinda was named to the Top 40 under 40 list by the Institute of Family Lawyers.

License

Bar Number: NA
New Jersey,

Bar Number: 308106
Pennsylvania,

Education

Dickinson College B.S. in Women Studies,


Rutgers School of Law J.D.,


Dickinson College B.S. in Political Science,


Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kathryn L. Sullivan

Family Law Attorney

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kathryn L. Sullivan

Family Law Attorney

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kristin M. Lis

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
Kristin M. Lis

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
John Attiani

Petrelli Previtera, LLC
John Attiani

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and has no record of discipline from the Pennsylvania bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.

This lawyer is licensed to practice in Pennsylvania and has no record of discipline from the Pennsylvania bar association. *

* Nolo has confirmed that every member attorney has a valid license and is in good standing with the state agency that licenses lawyers. Any past disbarments and suspensions (with possible exceptions for minor violations or nonpayment of dues, in our discretion) will be indicated accordingly in the badge. Member attorneys are required to notify Nolo immediately if they become the subject of any disciplinary action by any state licensing agency.