Education & Admissions

  • J.D., American University, Washington College of Law, 1972
  • B.S., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1968
  • Maryland
  • District of Columbia
  • Pennsylvania
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States District Court for the District of Columbia
  • Court of Military Appeals

Publications & Speaking Engagements

Ms. Hepfer is a frequent lecturer on matters of family law, including issues of the valuation and division of marital assets, custody, access and general divorce related topics, such as divorce litigation. She also has been quoted by several national and regional media outlets such as CNN, ABC's Nightline, The New York Times, WBAL Radio, and National Public Radio. Some of her quotes can be found in the links below.


"So, you’re thinking about a Prenup Agreement"

More and more couples and considering entering into a prenuptial agreement before marriage. It’s often concerning that even the mention…

"What is Dissipation and How Does the Court Handle It?"

Under Maryland Law, and in most jurisdictions, dissipation is the expenditure of marital assets for the principal purpose of reducing…

"Can My Spouse Take My Business?"

The law may differ slightly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Generally, businesses started during the marriage will be determined to be…

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