Divorce and Family Law
Our family law group handles multiple facets of the family law field including divorce, legal separation, custody, child support, maintenance, premarital agreements, cohabitation agreements, paternity, adoptions, and step-parent adoptions. Our family law attorneys handle both routine and complex transactions and disputes. Computerized legal research helps keep the family law department up to date with rapid changes in family law.
Our clientele includes male and female professionals, homemakers, retirees, employers, and employees.
The firm regularly handles many of these cases and has developed a streamlined method for them cost-effective, while still paying attention to the financial and emotional details prevalent in these types of cases. Coordinating with the firm’s other departments, such as real estate, estate planning, taxation, and business law, allows our family law department to have in-house assistance with the variety of the issues which arise in family law cases. Regular court contact enables our family law attorneys and support staff to know judges’ and court staff preferences and allows our family law department to run efficiently.
Marital Agreements, Cohabitation Agreements.
The firm’s family law department works in conjunction with the real estate, business law, and estate planning departments to draft agreements between prospective spouses or between persons living together. These agreements may minimize disputes and expenditure of attorney fees if relationships terminate.
Hiring A Divorce Attorney.
You may be asking yourself whether you should hire an attorney for your divorce or custody case. Consulting with an attorney is important to protect your legal rights. You may believe that you don’t need any legal advice because you and your spouse agree on all of the issues. However, you should consult with an attorney prior to signing on the dotted line so that you are not giving up your current or future legal rights relating to financial issues or issues concerning your children. You should be aware of the complexities of the law regarding these issues prior to entering into an agreement.
Your lawyer will help you get the best terms for you when settling issues regarding child custody, financial support issues, property and debt division, and all other issues in your case. When you consult with your attorney, you will have the best chance of settling your case with terms in your best interest whether you are a stay-at-home mom, a CEO at a major company or anything in between.
Disclaimer — Content is general information only. Information is not provided as advice for a specific matter, nor does its publication create an attorney-client relationship. Laws vary from one state to another. For legal advice on a specific matter, consult an attorney.
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