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Welcome to the Desper Law Group

As a former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Maryland, Gary W. Desper is committed to helping people protect themselves, their families and their futures with Excellence, Integrity and Dedication.

Maryland's Personal and Professional Legal Counsel.

Our offices are located at 43 North Court Street, within walking distance of the courthouses!

Find Family Law Attorney Lawyer Westminster MD Carroll County - Divorce, Separation, Child Custody, Child Support, Guardianships

I'm attorney Gary W. Desper. At the law offices of the Desper Law Group in Westminster, Carroll County, Maryland, we provide trusted counsel and representation for a wide range of legal matters to individuals and business clients in Carroll County, Frederick County, Howard County, Baltimore County and throughout Maryland. We represent clients with cases involving criminal defense, DUI lawyer / DWI defense attorney, drunk driving, traffic, assault charges, theft, drug charges, family law, estate planning and administration, wills and trusts, divorce, separation, child custody, domestic violence protective orders, business matters, personal injury, real estate law, mediation services, automobile accidents, speeding tickets, traffic attorney, MVA hearings traffic defense, legally changing your name, and more. Our  law offices are conveniently located next to the Carroll County courts, law enforcement, and local government offices in Westminster, MD with easy access to parking.

In the News - Gary W. Desper, Carroll County Times, Feb 22, 2016We take a personal interest in each client. When you are dealing with a legal issue that affects you as an individual or business, you need an attorney who will take the time to listen to you and understand your unique situation. You deserve a lawyer who will treat you honestly and fairly, someone who will stand by your side and guide you through the legal process while working to protect your rights.  You will never have to wonder who is working on your matter or who you should contact with any questions.

Using our experience, knowledge and skills, we will identify creative solutions that will allow you to move forward in life in the most positive manner possible. Mindful of the expense and time involved in litigation, we will explore all avenues of dispute resolution. However, if your case is best served by going to trial, we will be fully prepared to fight for your interests in the courtroom.

If you are seeking the undivided attention of a dedicated lawyer in Carroll County, Maryland, who provides trusted counsel and representation at affordable rates, please call the law offices of Gary W. Desper at the Desper Law Group to schedule a consultation (first 30 minutes free for new clients). Please note that the first 30 minutes are provided to determine whether we think we can help you and let you know what you will need to do to retain our services should you desire to do so. The first 30 minutes is not intended for free legal advice.

Gary W. Desper
Attorney at Law
Desper Law Group

Maryland Legal Services:

Business Law Attorney

  • Agreements
  • Business Formation
  • Contracts
  • Commercial Debt Collections
  • Debt Collection Attorney Businesses
  • Employment Contracts
  • Maryland State Procurement Law


    Criminal Defense Lawyer

  • Assault and Battery
  • Domestic Violence
  • Drug Charges
  • DUI / DWI
  • Juvenile Crimes
  • MVA Hearings
  • Theft and Property Crimes
  • White Collar Crimes

    DUI Attorney

  • Drunk Driving Charges
  • DUI (Driving Under the Influence) Charges
  • DWI (Driving While Intoxicated) Charges
  • DUI / DWI Breathalyzer Tests

  • MVA Hearings

    Employment Law Attorney

  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Contracts
  • Discrimination Cases
  • EEOC Complaints
  • Employment Laws
  • Family Medical Leave Act

    Estate Administration Law / Probate

  • Estate Administration Attorney
  • Probate

    Estate Planning Lawyer

  • Advanced Care Directives (Living Wills)
  • Estate Planning Lawyer
  • HIPAA releases and authorizations
  • Power of Attorney
  • Wills & Trusts

    Family Law Attorney

  • Family Lawyer
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support Enforcement
  • Divorce Attorney
  • Domestic Violence
  • Estate Planning
  • Guardianships
  • Mediation
  • Protective Orders
  • Separation Agreements

    Guardianship / Adoption Lawyer

  • Adoptions
  • Adoption Petitions
  • Guardianships
  • Guardianship of Person
  • Guardianship of Property
  • Private Placements
  • Step Children / Step Child

    Mediation Services

    As an experienced and skilled mediator, I can assist you in resolving your dispute through mediation. In mediation the parties control the process and outcome rather than having an impersonal judge set the terms for you.


    Personal Injury Lawyer

  • Attorney Personal Injury
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Bicycle/Pedestrian Accidents
  • Defective Products
  • Negligent Security
  • Personal Injury Law
  • Premises Liability

    Real Estate Law Attorney

  • Real Estate Lawyer
  • Contracts
  • Landlords
  • Property Laws
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Short-Sale Negotiations
  • Tenants
  • Titles

    Traffic Violations / Tickets / Citations

  • DUI / DWI Charges
  • MVA Hearing
  • Possession Charges (Alcohol, Drugs, Firearms)
  • SERO (Safety Equipment Repair Orders)
  • Speeding Tickets
  • Traffic Accidents

    Wills & Trusts (Estate Planning)

  • Advanced Care Directives (Living Wills)
  • Estate Planning Attorney
  • Trusts
  • Wills and Estates (preparation, filing, updates)

    Areas We Represent:

    Carroll County Lawyer Legal Services

    Carroll County Attorney Serving: Alesia, Carrollton, Carrolltowne (21784), Detour, Eldersburg (21784), Finksburg (21048), Frizzelburg (21158), Gamber (21048), Gaither, Greenmount, Hampstead (21074), Harney, Henryton, Jasontown, Keymar, Lineboro, Linwood, Louisville, Manchester (21102), Marriottsville (21104), Middleburg, Millers, Mount Airy (21771), New Windsor (21776), Sykesville (21784), Taneytown (21787), Union Bridge (21791), Uniontown, Westminster (21157, 21158), and Woodbine (21797).

    Baltimore County Lawyer Legal Services

    Baltimore County Attorney Serving: Catonsville (21228), Cockeysville (21030), Glyndon (21071), Granite (21163), Homeland (21212), Lutherville (21093), Milford Mill (21244), Monkton (21111), Mount Washington (21209), Owings Mills (21117), Parkton (21120), Phoenix (21131), Pikesville (21208), Randalstown (21133), Reisterstown (21136), Roland Park (21210), Ruxton (21204), Timonium (21093), Towson (21204, 21252, 21284, 21285, 21286), Upperco (21155), and Woodstock (21163).

    Frederick County Lawyer Legal Services

    Frederick County Attorney Serving: Adamstown (21710), Ballenger Creek (21703), Bartonsville (21704), Bonosboro, Braddock Heights (21714), Brunswick (21716), Buckeystown (21717), Burkittsville (21718), Clover Hill (21702), Discovery (21793), Emmitsburg (21727), Frederick, Graceham (21788), Green Valley (21770), Hasonville, Ijamsville (21754), Jefferson (21755), Knoxville (21758), Ladiesburg (21759), Lewistown (21701), Libertytown (21762), Lake Linganore (21774), Linganore (21704), Middletown (21769), Monrovia (21770), Mount Airy (21771), Mt Airy (21771), Myersville (21773), New Market (21774), New Midway (21775), Petersville, Point of Rocks (21777), Rocky Ridge (21778), Rosemont (21758), Savillasville(21780), Spring Garden (21793), Sunny Side, Thurmont (21788), Tuscarora (21790), Urbana (21704), Utica (21702), Walkersville (21793), Wolfsville (21773), and Woodsboro (21798).

    Howard County Lawyer Legal Services

    Howard County Attorney Serving: Clarksville (21029), Columbia (21044, 21045, 21046), Cooksville (21723), Dayton (21036), Elkridge (21075), Ellicott City (21042, 21043), Fulton (20759), Glenelg (21737), Glenwood (21738), Guilford (20763), Hanover (21075, 21076), Highland (20777), Marriottsville (21104), Owen Brown (21044), Savage (20763), West Friendship (21784), and Woodbine (21797).

    Anne Arundel County Lawyer Legal Services

    Anne Arundel County Attorney Serving: Annapolis (21401, 21403, 21409), Arnold (21012), Brooklyn Park (21225), Crofton (21114), Crownsville (21032), Deale, Edgewater, Ferndale, Fort Meade, Gambrills (21054), Germantown, Gibson Island, Glen Burnie (21060, 21061, 21062), Hanover (21076), Jessup (20794), Linthicum, Odenton, Pasadena (21122), Rivera Beach, Severn (21144), and Severna Park (21146).

    Montgomery County Lawyer Legal Services

    Montgomery County Attorney Serving: Ashton (20861), Aspen Hill (20853, 20906, 20916), Bethesda (20814, 20815, 20817), Barnesville (20838), Brookville (20833), Burtonsville, Cabin John (20818), Calverton, Chatsworth, Chevy Chase (20815), Clarksburg, Cloverly, Damascus (20872), Derwood (20855), Fairland, Forest Glen, Gaithersburg (20882, 20878, 20879), Garrett Park, Germantown (20876), Glen Echo, Kensington (20895), Laytonsville, Montgomery Village, Olney (20832), Poolesville, Potomac (20854), Rock Creek, Rockville (20850, 20851, 20853), Silver Spring (20904, 20905, 20906), Takoma Park (20903, 20910, 20912, 20913), and White Oak (20904).

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    Law Offices of Gary W. Desper is based in Westminster, Maryland. We serve the legal needs of residents and businesses throughout the Baltimore Metropolitan region and surrounding areas of Maryland, Westminster, Taylorsville, Manchester, Taneytown, Eldersburg, Finksburg, Frizzelburg, Gamber, Greenmount, Hampstead, Linwood, Marriottsville, Manchester, Middleburg, Mt. Airy, New Windsor, Sykesville, Taneytown, Union Bridge, Winfield, Woodbine, Woodsboro, Boring, Glyndon, Randallstown, Reisterstown, Owings Mills, Upperco, Baltimore, Baltimore City, Baltimore County, and all of Carroll County (21048, 21074, 21102, 21104, 21157, 21158, 21757, 21771, 21784, 21787, 21791, and 21797). See the Areas We Represent shown above for additional locations. Maryland's Personal and Professional Legal Counsel.