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R. Ted Butler


A native of the Fredericksburg area, Ted received a bachelor’s degree in Political Science at Old Dominion University in 1988, with a minor in Finance (Real Estate). He attended Mercer Law School in Macon, Georgia and received his law degree in 1991. Since 1991, Ted has practiced law in his home town of Fredericksburg. His primary areas of practice include Family Law, Criminal Law and general Civil Litigation.

Ted is admitted to practice law in both the Commonwealth of Virginia and the State of Georgia. He is a member of the Fredericksburg Area Bar Association (where he formerly served as treasurer) and the 15th Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He is former Vice President of the Fredericksburg Fraternal Order Police Auxiliary Lodge, and former chairman of the Virginia State Bar’s Young Lawyer’s Disaster Relief Committee for the Fredericksburg area.

Ted’s reputation among other lawyers in Virginia resulted in him being recently named a member of the “Legal Elite” in Family/Domestic Relations by the Virginia Business Magazine.

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    Integrity, expertise, great track record, respect for clients, humor…Ted Butler.

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    This is a law office that truly cares about their clients, and I hold them in the highest regard, esteem and respect.

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    What first impressed me about Ted was his strong ethics and desire to do what’s truly right for his clients.

    - S.L.

    He provided his services with attention to detail, care, and patience during a stressful time, at a reasonable price.

    - J.P.

    Ted is a true professional and maintains a real human side.

    - L.N.

    Ted Butler is a highly skilled advocate in the courtroom and equally as skilled and dedicated to resolving matters outside the courtroom.

    - Former Client

    His skill in the courtroom was impressive, and all issues that were important to me were addressed to my satisfaction.

    - Former Client

    He helped me through one of the most difficult periods of my life and his ability to navigate the issues within the system is unmatched.

    - S.M.

    I have never felt like just another client. His character and ethical stance is uncompromised.

    - J.B.

    Aggressive and creative in court, he is understanding and respectful when dealing with sensitive family matters.

    - J.M.
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