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316 W Boscawen St
Winchester, VA 22601
ph. (540) 722-6800
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Fauquier County, Virginia Legal Services

As the first woman to be elected president of the Winchester/Frederick County Bar Association, Joan K. Fine has had the opportunity to help many local businesses across Virginia. As a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University, she received her Juris Doctor degree in 1982 from Boston College Law School. In Boston, she was also selected for review. Following school, Ms. Fine practiced law in Boston and Massachusetts while being licensed in both.

In 1990, Ms. Fine opened her law firm in the heart of Old Town Winchester. From there, she has been able to assist and represent businesses in court in the Fauquier, Frederick, Clarke, Warren, and Loudoun counties.

Since 1990, Ms. Fine has had over 30 years of experience in law. From contract litigation to negotiation to business law, Ms. Fine is an expert in all things contract. With additional experience in Real Estate and Estate Planning and Administration, Ms. Fine can help businesses in more than one way.

In Fauquier County, Ms. Fine can assist businesses in formation and growth and help with buying or selling a business and its succession plan.

At the Law Office of Joan K. Fine, PLC, Attorney at Law, Ms. Fine has assisted businesses in every way possible. With her trusted connections and relationships, she can help her clients in any way possible. For a consultation, contact Ms. Fine today!

Areas of Practice

Business & Commercial Law
Also known as mercantile law or trade law, business, and commercial law is a broad area of legal study and practice that governs commercial dealings.

Litigation: Business, Contract, Real Estate and Probate
Litigation law is the area of law that resolves disputes between individuals, organizations, and businesses. Able to represent businesses in Fauquier, Frederick, Clarke, Warren, and Loudoun County, Ms. Fine is equipped to provide courtroom assistance.

Real Estate Law
Also known as property law, real estate law is a branch of civil law that governs the ownership and use of land and structures.

  • Lease Contracts
  • Purchase and Sale Agreements
  • Landlord/Tenant Disputes
  • Unlawful Detainer
  • Construction Contracts
  • Mechanic’s Liens
  • Boundary line adjustments
  • Zoning variances and special use permits
  • Open space easements
  • Ingress and egress easements
  • Real Estate Litigation

Wills, Trusts and Estate Administration
Wills: How you want your property and assets to be distributed after you pass.
Trusts: A trust is a legal arrangement where one person holds property for the benefit of another.
Estates Administration: Managing and distributing a deceased person’s assets according to their will or the law. Top of Form

Equine Law
Equine law specializes in governing horse transactions. From veterinary malpractice to injuries from riding, anything related to horses will be covered under this practice.

  • Drafting and reviewing purchase and sale agreements
  • Equine Leases
  • Limited partnerships for horse ownership
  • Landowner liability releases
  • Equine Litigation