Family Law Matters: Divorce, Dissolution & Child Custody

Dissolution:

Dissolution of a marriage occurs when both parties agree on matters relating to spousal support, child support and division of assets. We understand that emotions can run high and this is a stressful time in your life. We are often able to negotiate terms that avoid the costly fees associated with a lengthy divorce proceeding. Entrusting us with these matters will ensure your interests are protected and allow you to refocus your time and energy during this period of transition.

Divorce:

A divorce action occurs when the parties are unable to come to an agreement on how to end a marriage. Disputes can arise involving custody agreements, financial matters and the division of property. Our goal is to walk you through this process and find a resolution that fits your circumstance. We understand this can be an emotional time and you need an experienced attorney to assist you in making decisions that will impact you and your children.

Post Decree Motions:

After a marriage has ended, disagreements may arise due to one party not following the agreement or a change in circumstance. When issues cannot be settled between the parties they are presented to the court for resolution. Whether it is a matter of child custody, child/spousal support, or the relocation of a parent we have the litigation experience needed to assist you in successfully resolving such conflicts.

Adoption:

Blended families often include children from a previous marriage with an absentee or deceased parent. Consequently the child feels different or disconnected from the family unit. When a step-parent wishes to fill that role and adopt the child, a legal process is required. Give us a call and let us guide you through the legal complexities associated with adoption.

Guardianships:

A guardian is an individual appointed by Probate Court to protect, make decisions for, and act for those found to be incompetent. The person who needs a guardian is known as a ward. There are a variety of types of guardianships that apply to varying circumstances. A free consultation will allow us to provide a detailed explanation of the guardianship process at it relates to your family.