Hadrian Hatfield

Hadrian Hatfield

Family Law including international divorce and mediation (AAML; IAFL)
  • Family Law, Divorce, Arbitration & Mediation ...
  • District of Columbia, Maryland
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Hadrian N. Hatfield represents clients who want creative, informed, and thoughtful solutions to complex family law problems. His in-depth knowledge and extensive experience ranges from cases with high-stakes and strong emotions to interstate and international situations. Mr. Hatfield is fluent in French and has worked on international law issues at the U.S. Department of State. Local and overseas clients often consult him on international family law matters such as: •International Pre-Nuptial Agreements; •Divorce litigation in two countries at the same time; •Foreign located marital assets; •International alimony and child support issues; and •Custody and visitation rights in international relocation or parental child abduction situations. He is hands-on involved in crafting settlements, trying cases, and arguing appeals in the courts of Maryland and the District of Columbia. His ability and effectiveness have been recognized by an AV rating from Martindale Hubbell, Fellowships in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) and in the International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL), and repeated inclusion among the top family law practitioners by Washingtonian Magazine, SuperLawyers and Best Lawyers. Mr. Hatfield represents many clients who are in mediation, and is himself an accomplished mediator. He has made private mediation part of his practice for over fifteen years, including mediation of international divorce and Hague Convention issues.

Practice Areas
    Family Law
    Adoption, Child Custody, Child Support, Father's Rights, Guardianship & Conservatorship, Paternity, Prenups & Marital Agreements, Restraining Orders, Same Sex Family Law
    Collaborative Law, Contested Divorce, Military Divorce, Property Division, Same Sex Divorce, Spousal Support & Alimony, Uncontested Divorce
    Arbitration & Mediation
    Family - Arbitration/Mediation
    International Law
  • Credit Cards Accepted
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
District of Columbia Bar
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U.S. Supreme Court
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  • English: Spoken, Written
  • French: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Strickler, Platnick & Hatfield, P.C.
- Current
Shulman Rogers
Strickler, Sachitano & Hatfield, P.A.
FKA Moss, Strickler & Sachitano, P.A.
The Lewis Law Firm, P.A.
Faculte de Droit, Nice, France
Public International Law (DEA)
In French
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Vanderbilt University Law School
J.D. (1983) | Law, International Law
Activities: Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law
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University of Central Arkansas
B.A. (1980) | Political Science/Pre-Law
Honors: Honors
Activities: Model United Nations
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Professional Associations
International Academy of Family Lawyers
- Current
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American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers
- Current
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District of Columbia Bar
- Current
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Articles & Publications
International Aspects of Divorce
Growth Spurt Hits International Law Related to Children
Maryland Bar Journal
You've Come A Long Way Baby Boomer!
Maryland Bar Journal
Private International Law Concepts in Divorce
American Journal of Family Law
Websites & Blogs
Contact & Map
Strickler, Platnick & Hatfield, P.C.
1201 Seven Locks Road
Suite 360-7A
Potomac, MD 20854
Telephone: (240) 617-0404
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