Hanover Law PC


Hanover Law PC is dedicated to providing the DC area with high quality, affordable legal help- Family, criminal, immigration, tax, and business law.

Additionally, we understand how these areas of laws intersect, ensuring you get the best outcome when faced with a variety of legal issues.
Our law firm practices in Washington D.C., Virginia, and Maryland. If you need a lawyer, give us a call- your first phone consultation will be free.

We want to ensure that everyone can afford a good attorney.

Attorney Hanover has been associated with the law since graduating with double Master Degrees in Human Resources (employment law) and Industrial Relations (union law) from St. Francis University in 1996.

He obtained his Juris Doctorate from the University of the District of Columbia in 2008 and maintains a vibrant practice focusing on immigration, family law, criminal defense, and business law.

Through his work in the asylum arena, Mr. Hanover has become accomplished at defending gang members and individuals convicted of drug offenses, and other serious crimes, in immigration court.

He has expanded the criminal defense aspect of Hanover Law to include Felony 1, Felony 2, and capital cases.

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Hanover’s experience in family law covers custody and divorce proceedings in DC Superior Court and Federal Court. He has specialized experience in high-value estates, and sensitive neglect, protective orders, and abuse custody cases.

In addition to his law practice, Mr. Hanover owns HHC, an IT consulting company based in Fairfax, VA. HHC specializes in Drupal development, a form of open-source PHP/MySQL CMS.

His experience as an IT Business owner provides excellent insight for his small to medium size business legal clients working in commercial, non-profit and government sectors.

Contributing to the legal community is important to Mr. Hanover.

He is an active author in the American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) with publications ranging from foreign military spouses to paralegal course books. He maintains a blog at

Mr. Hanover is a member of the VA Bar, DC Bar, National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys, Supreme Court bar, and American Immigration Lawyers Association.

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Charlet is the administrative manager of Hanover Law, working in both our Fairfax office and our office in DC.

She brings a wealth of experience in practice management from her over 20 years of office management in the medical field.

Her understanding of client issues, ability to relate closely to the challenges experienced by distraught family members, and her excellent managerial skills, contribute significantly to the well running of the firm.

Ms. Herr is also responsible for client relations, often conducting initial interviews and providing advanced paralegal services on behalf of the attorney working at the firm.

She is currently working towards BIA certification to represent immigration clients before the immigration court and appeals tribunals.

Ms. Herr completed school in Texas before moving to Virginia for more advanced medical and administrative management training.

Her Certified Professional Coder (accounting certification) designates her as a professional, diligent officer with uncompromising business integrity.

Our practice manager is at the forefront of expanding our firm’s capabilities. We are planning to open a real estate practice where her recent successful completion of real estate training and classes will make her a leader in this area.