Mike Windsor Joins Compton & Duling

Monroe “Mike” Windsor joined Compton & Duling on Monday, March 1, 2021 as an associate attorney. Mike comes to Compton & Duling having practiced domestic relations law in Texas since 1988. Mike will continue to practice in the family law realm. Please join us in Welcoming Mike to the firm and to the community.


Nick Erickson recognized as a 2021 Super Lawyers Rising Star (Virginia & D.C.)

As an attorney with over 14 years of experience practicing law in Virginia and Washington, D.C., Nick has been with Compton & Duling since 2019. With a focus on Family Law, Erickson handles a wide variety of cases including Domestic Relations, Guardianship, and Estate litigation issues. The Super Lawyers Rising Star Award is a peer reviewed award […]

Is a Tax Refund “Income” When Computing Child Support?

  The obligation to provide child support in Virginia is purely statutory and uniquely based upon the gross income of the parents.  Any income from any source is included in Virginia’s calculation of “gross income.”  However, cash flow is not commensurate with income.  Therefore, whether a state for federal income tax refund should be included […]

New Requirements of Businesses under the Virginia Dept. of Labor & Industry

The Virginia Dept. of Labor & Industry has adopted (effective July 27, 2020) new requirements for businesses in the Commonwealth as a result of COVID-19. These requirements start with each business evaluating their employees’ risk levels and then administering the requirements based upon those risk levels. For more information, contact Jason Hickman at either 703-565-5137 […]


Congratulations to Meg Turlington as the New President of the PW Chapter of the VWAA

COMPTON & DULING, LC is pleased to announce that effective July 1, 2020, Margaret “Meg” Turlington will become President of the Prince William Chapter of the Virginia Women Attorneys Association (VWAA). The VWAA is a state-wide organization which seeks to assist women attorneys in developing their professional practice and to affect changes in law and […]

What to do with a positive COVID-19 test

Do you have to close your business if someone is sick? Jason Hickman of Compton & Duling LC answers questions on how to deal with #COVID19 in the workplace.


Pursuant to Executive Order 63, Compton & Duling, LC is required to mandate that all clients and visitors to our offices have face-coverings, unless the client or visitor has a medical condition that excepts them from this requirement. We apologize for any inconvenience. Thank you and stay safe.

Notice to Clients:

Compton & Duling, LC is committed to serving its clients. To this end, we remain open, however, we are heeding the recommendations of the CDC and others. Therefore, we are recommending clients consider teleconferencing and video-conferencing for meetings. These can be scheduled through our office–(703) 583-6060. Please stay safe. Thank you.

Expansion: Compton & Duling has added 3 attorneys since July, 2019: Christopher S. Chipman (Associations and Civil Litigation), Nicholas C. Erickson (Domestic Relations), and Reed P. Stadler (Real Estate and Business Transactions).

Tim Aiken to teach CLE for Prince William County Bar Association’s Wills for Veterans Program

Compton & Duling is pleased to announce that Tim Aiken will be presenting a CLE, along with The Prince William County Bar Association, for attorneys to be trained in preparing documents for the Bar’s Wills for Veterans Program. Thank you Tim and thank you PWCBA. See the attached flyer for more details.