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Any matter involving the family can be life changing on all persons involved. The Murphy Law Firm will strive to keep your goals at the forefront and keep you aware of how those goals align with the law.

When you are faced with criminal prosecution, you need a dedicated trial attorney who is willing and ready to zealously advocate on your behalf. We will work to get the best possible outcome for your criminal matters.

Our firm offers Notary Services of all types in the State of Maryland. Contact our office today if you are interested in having an important document signed and witnessed. Our notary services are provided in-house at our firm.

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Angel M. Murphy, Esq.

Personable. Passionate. Persistent.

Angel Murphy is the Founding Partner of The Murphy Law Firm, LLC. As a licensed Maryland attorney and passionate advocate, Angel takes a personal approach to lawyering by devising a creative legal strategy for each client and for each case.

Angel enjoys helping her clients face and overcome their legal challenges. She identifies with her clients, and will work tirelessly to ensure that they are treated fairly in the courtroom and that their case gets the best possible outcome.

Angel focuses her practice in criminal law and family law. Specifically, Angel handles matters involving drug possession, DUI/DWI, traffic citations, handgun charges, divorce, child visitation, child support, alimony, domestic violence, and custody.

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Why The Murphy Law Firm, LLC.

Don’t put your case in the hands of just anyone. The Murphy Law Firm is the firm you can trust to treat you with honesty, operate with integrity, and get the job done.


Understand Your Case

We take the time to understand your case and your needs to build a strong legal foundation moving forward.



We evaluate your chance of success and look for advantageous settlement options for you.


Fight for Justice

If settlement is not an option, we fight with all our strength to bring you the outcome you desire!


Honest Evaluation

You will always receive an honest evaluation of your case with us.


We Operate With Integrity

Our clients are our number one priority and we strive to serve each client with integrity in every aspect.


We Get Results

When you put your faith in us, we will fight tooth and nail to make sure your interests are protected!

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Judge v. Magistrate…What is the difference in the State of Maryland?

What is a magistrate?

In the State of Maryland, a magistrate is an officer of the Court who is selected by the judges of that Court to hear a limited number of family and juvenile cases. Magistrates are usually attorneys with an extensive amount of family law experience, who are appointed by the Circuit Court for the county in which they are located. Courts appoint magistrates so that they can take testimony from parties and conclude the main issues present in a case and submit findings of fact to a judge for final approval.

What are the main differences between … Continue reading

Initial Custody Hearings in Maryland and How They Relate to Custody Overall

Pendente Lite Hearings

Like any other court system, the state of Maryland has a series of hearings that must be held in order for a custody arrangement to be established. The first of these is a pendente lite hearing. Pendente Lite is latin for “awaiting litigation” and is defined as temporary or intermediate relief that a Maryland Family Court grants to parents while their open divorce or custody case is still pending. These hearings are designed to establish and/or preserve the status quo of the parties, and resolve pertinent issues while waiting for a final trial.

When are Pendente … Continue reading

Maryland Parenting Plans

As the holidays quickly approach and the year is getting ready to come to an end, parties involved in custody and divorce matters involving minor children need to have a solid plan for where and with whom the children will be.

What is a parenting plan in Maryland and how does it work?

A Maryland parenting plan is an agreement between the parents—later approved by the court—that provides details about when the child will be with each parent, and the nature of the relationship between the parties as it relates to their child. For example, where will the child be … Continue reading

Contact Information

We are happy to serve our clients with two convenient office locations:

6710 Oxon Hill Road
Suite 210
Oxon Hill, MD 20745

9701 Apollo Drive
Upper Marlboro, MD 20774

Phone: (240) 493-9116

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