Appointment Request Form
for an appointment with Maryland Fathers' Rights Attorney Matney


Appointments with Attorney Matney, can be by Phone, video conference or in-person in her office in Rockville at 2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20850.

The cost of initial consultations with Attny. Matney by Phone is $275.00 an hour billed in 5-minute increments.

Attorney Matney's hourly rate for all Trials and Hearings in Court or in Deposition is $275.00 an hour, whether in-person, by phone, or via video conference, with No charge for travel-time to or from.

For ease and convenience, Attny. Matney encourages everyone to have their appointments by Phone.   Clients wanting to have their appointments by video conference or in person will be accommodated with the following rate structure below.

Clients can keep their rate at the reduced rate of $275.00 an hour by having their meetings outside of Court or Deposition by Phone.   Attny. Matney's hourly rate for attending Depositions and Trials is $275.00 an hour.   The higher rates below are only for when clients request video or in-person meetings outside of Court or Deposition (when it is a luxury and not a necessity).

The cost of initial consultations and other meetings outside of Court or Deposition with Attorney Matney by Video Conference is $385.00 an hour billed in 5-minute increments.

There is a minimum charge of $385.00 for all Video Conference appointments that are not in Court or Deposition, so your credit card will be charged for one hour, even if you end the conference before one hour.   If you spend more than an hour speaking with her, the credit card you give will be charged for more than an hour at the $385.00 an hour rate charged in 5-minute increments.   Attorney Matney encourages everyone to keep their initial consultations limited to one hour.

Attny. Matney encourages anyone who wants just a few questions answered to have a Phone appointment, since there is No minimum charge for Phone appointments and you will only be charged for the time you spend talking with Attny. Matney if the appointment is by Phone.

Attny. Matney's hourly rate for all In-Person initial consultations or meetings outside of Court or Deposition is $450.00 an hour.   There is a minimum charge of $450.00 for all In-Person appointments that are not in Court or Deposition, so the credit card you give will be charged the minimum amount of $450.00 if you have an In-Person appointment, even if you leave before your hour of reserved time is over.   If you stay for longer than an hour, the credit card you give will be charged the rate of $450.00 an hour in 5-minute increments.   Attny. Matney encourages everyone to keep their initial consultations limited to one hour.

Attny. Matney encourages those who want only a few questions answered to schedule a Phone appointment since there is No minimum charge for Phone Appointments and you will only be charged for the time you spend with her if meeting by Phone.

Reservations for appointments with Attny. Matney are made by Authorizing (or "pre-authorizing," as some companies call it) credit cards for the cost of one hour of time, so $275.00 for Phone appointments, $385.00 for Video Conferences via, and $450.00 for In-Person meetings, with the Authorizations/pre-authorizations not being turned into Charges until after the time of the appointments.

A pre-authorization (or an authorization - different companies call them different things) is not an actual Charge, but only a reservation of funds on the card to possibly be charged at a later time.   The amount for one hour is what is authorized/pre-authorized because this is how long Attny. Matney's average initial consultation lasts.   Authorizations/pre-authorizations are not turned into Charges until after the consultations take place and the resulting bills are e-mailed to Clients.

There is No charge for canceling Phone appointments.   Phone appointments can be canceled any time without any charge.

There is a $385.00 charge for canceling Video Conference appointments less than 24 hours ahead of time or for no-shows/no-answers.   People who are unsure if they will be able to keep a video conference appointment are encouraged to schedule Phone appointments, as there is no cancelation charge for those.

There is a $450.00 charge for canceling In-Person appointments less than 24 hours ahead of time or for no-shows.   People who are unsure if they will be able to keep an in-person appointment are encouraged to schedule Phone appointments, as there is no cancelation charge for those.

If your situation is such that you may not be able to keep appointments, you are encouraged to make Phone appointments since there is No charge for canceling Phone appointments less than 24 hours ahead of time or for no-answers.

All cancelations must be done by sending a reply e-mail to the e-mail sent confirming the appointment.

A Pre-authorization or Authorization (different companies call them different things -- a Pre-Authorization or an Authorization is not an actual Charge) on a MasterCard or Visa must be obtained to reserve an appointment with Attorney Matney.   We do not accept American Express.

The average Initial Consultation with Attorney Matney takes about an hour.   Your credit card will be charged for the amount of time you spend in your Initial Consultation.   If your appointment is by Phone, and you spend less than an hour in your appointment, you will be charged less than the amount authorized on the card to reserve the appointment.

Attny. Matney encourages everyone to keep their initial consults limited to one hour.   If you choose to spend more than an hour in your initial consultation with her, you will be charged more than the initial amount that was Authorized or Pre-Authorized on your card, which will be charged in 5-minute increments.

*We need your full name and the full name of the other party to make sure there is no Conflict of Interest for Attorney Matney.

If you are doing this from your phone or tablet, touch the blank field with your finger to make your screen keyboard appear.


Your First Name:




Your Middle Name:




Your Last Name:




Today's Date:




Applicable prefix (Dr., Hon., Gen., Rev., Attny., Mr., Ms., Mrs., etc.):




Any Former Names you have ever had, if applicable:




The Full Name of the Other Party involved in your case or situation:




Applicable prefix (Dr., Hon., Gen., Rev., Attny., Mr., Ms., Mrs., etc.):




Any Former Names the Other Party has had that you know of, including maiden name, and/or other married names used, if applicable:




Are you currently married to the Other Party? If so, put the Date and City Of Marriage here:




Date and Time you would like an appointment with Fathers' Rights Attny. Matney:




Attny. Matney accepts cases in all courts in Maryland and does Not charge travel-time to or from Court hearings.


In-Person appointments are at 2275 Research Blvd., Suite 500, Rockville, MD 20850.


Would you like a Phone appointment ($275.00 an hour), a video conference via ($385.00 an hour), or an In-Person appointment ($450.00 an hour)?




Issues you would like to discuss (i.e., custody, divorce, child support, second opinion about case, etc.):




If there are already any Court dates set for your case, please list them here, and please state the name of the Court (for example, "Circuit Court of Montgomery County," or "District Court of Montgomery County):




If there are already any deadlines in your case (i.e., date an Answer or Reply to a Motion you may need to file is due, date to file a Notice Of Appeal or Exceptions your case is due, etc.), please list them here:




If there is some Urgency involved in your case, please briefly describe the Urgency here:




Confirmation of your appointment time and place will be sent to you by e-mail, so please check the e-mail addresses you give below for our response to your request.


Your private e-mail address that the other party cannot access (If the other party may know your password, please change it as soon as possible):



*Required -- This Form will not be processed if you do not put your e-mail address here --   To avoid confusion regarding dates, times, and location/phone number, and to avoid possible double-booking, all appointments are set and confirmed via e-mail only.


An alternate private e-mail address that the other party cannot access (If the other party may know your password, change it as soon as possible) that you would like us to use if we receive an "undeliverable" message (i.e., due to company filters used for work e-mail, spam filters, mail box being full, a misspelling in the e-mail address given above, etc.):



*Giving us e-mail addresses from two different e-mail providers will increase the chance that we will be able to help you quickly (i.e., will increase the chance that communication will still flow quickly even if there is a problem with one particular e-mail provider at any time).


**Please double-check the spelling of your e-mail addresses above before sending.   The next reply you receive from us will be by e-mail sent to the addresses you put above.


Your private voicemail number that the other party cannot access (If the other party knows your password, please change it as soon as possible):




Initial Consultations with Attny. Matney are at her hourly rate of $275.00 an hour for Phone appointments, $385.00 an hour for video conference calls, and $450.00 an hour for In-Person appointments, and initial pre-authorizations for these respective amounts on a MasterCard or Visa must be obtained to reserve an appointment for these.   We do not accept American Express.

The average Initial Consultation takes about an hour and Attny. Matney encourages everyone to keep their initial consults limited to an hour.   Clients will be charged for the amount of time they spend in their Initial Consultations.   If they spend less than an hour in Phone appointments, their credit cards will be charged less than a hour.   If they spend more than an hour, their credit cards will be charged for more than an hour.   There is a one-hour minimum charge for all Video and In-Person appointments, so Clients having Video and In-Person appointments will be charged for one hour even if they leave the Video or In-Person appointment in less than an hour.





* This Form will not be processed if valid credit card information is not entered below


The exact amount you are authorizing at this time (A pre-authorization/authorization of $275.00 is required to reserve a Phone appointment, $385.00 is required to reserve a Video Conference appointment, and $450.00 is required to reserve an In-Person appointment.   Pre-authorizations will not be turned into actual Charges until after the times of the appointments):





We accept MasterCard and Visa only
(Debit cards with MasterCard or Visa logos on them are usually OK).

We do not accept American Express or anything other than Master Card or Visa.


Card Type (MasterCard or Visa):




Your Master Card or Visa Number:




Security Code on your card
(the last set of numbers on the back of your card):



Expiration Date on Card:  




Bank Name on Card (i.e., MBNA, Citibank, etc.):




Your Name as it appears on the credit card:




Any other names on record as authorized users of this card:



Address associated with credit card:

Street Address:



City and State:



Zip Code:




*Having an initial consultation is no guarantee of case acceptance.

Electronic Signature -- Entering your name here will serve as your electronic signature and agreement with the payment and the terms on this page:



Please click or press on the gray SEND button below to send your appointment request to us.


If someone referred you to Attny. Matney, please put that person's name here:



Applicable prefix (Dr., Hon., Gen., Rev., Attny., Mr., Ms., Mrs., etc.):




If you have provided all the requested information in the above Form, you should receive a response from us by e-mail at the e-mail addresses you gave above within 24 hours of the time you click on the gray SEND button below.

If you do not receive a reply from us within 24 hours, please check your SPAM, "Junk," and "Promotions" folders.