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Guiding You Through Life's Conflicts With Skill and Compassion

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Our Practice Areas

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Family Law

Your Family Matters to Us.

It's important to get the best legal guidance possible when it comes to your family. Our family law lawyers can help you with matters involving:

  • Adoption

  • Custody

  • Divorce

  • Domestic Violence

  • Guardianship

  • Child Support

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Your Legacy Matters to Us. 

When planning for your family’s future, we guide you through the difficult conversations that ensure your family is cared for when you are no longer with them.  Our estate planning lawyers can help you with matters involving:


  • Wills 

  • Trusts 

  • Powers of Attorney 

  • Advanced Directives 

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Criminal Law

Your Life Matters to Us.

Before you speak with a police officer, state's attorney, or other law enforcement, talk to our attorneys to understand your rights and obligations.​ We can help you successfully navigate the criminal justice system including:

  • Juvenile Law

  • Criminal Law 

  • Traffic Law

  • Expungements

  • Investigations

  • Title IX

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Your Business Matters to Us.

You are the expert on your business; our firm is the expert on the legal issues that may confront your business.  We help you plan for the future of your business and confront new issues as they arise, so you can focus on making your business thrive. Our business lawyers can help you with:​​


  • Contract Drafting and Review 

  • Employment Issues 

  • Leases and Deeds 

  • Ownership Agreements and Bylaws 

  • Collections 

  • Litigation 

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Real Estate

Your Property and Assets Matter to Us.

We help sell and transfer property, review legal documents, and help answer the bigger questions so you can focus on making your community prosperous. Our real estate lawyers can help you with:

  • Homeowners’ Association Legal Needs

  • Deeds

  • Contract Drafting and Review

  • Resident Agent

  • Landlord/Tenant Issues

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Your Loved Ones Matter to Us.

WMS Lawyers can help you navigate the probate and court processes when a loved one can no longer act for themselves or has passed away. Our lawyers can help with:

  • Probate

  • Estate Administration 

  • Guardianship of Minors

  • Adult Guardianship 

  • Trust Administration

Why Choose Us?

Williams, McClernan, and Stack is a highly esteemed law firm, having won numerous honors for our exceptional work.

With over 50 years of combined experience, the lawyers at WMS LLC strive to provide excellent legal representation at a reasonable cost.

We are a local women owned small business that offers a tailored approach. We have the wisdom to help negotiate a compromise and the experience to prevail at trial.

Our commitment to justice has established us as a trusted voice in the Southern Maryland community.

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Professionalism, Quality, Responsiveness, Value 

We have worked with Alycia Stack since October of 2014. Due to her friendly and caring demeanor and thorough and professionalism, we trusted her to support us with our guardianship custody challenges last year. She knocked the ball out of the park on the custody case and secured beneficial terms and conditions for our family. We selected WMS support for the follow-on adoption case and look forward to its completion.
In parallel to the custody cases, we trusted Alycia and WMS for our estate planning and POA needs. With the COVID emergencies and changing life issue, Alycia worked with us to document our wishes for our families needs. Thanks Alycia.

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