What areas of law does your firm specialize in?
Our law firm specializes in various areas of family law, including divorce law, post-judgment modifications, domestic violence, child custody, child support, child relocation, and prenuptial and postnuptial agreements.
How can your firm help me with my divorce?
We understand that divorce can be a challenging and emotional process. Our experienced divorce lawyers can guide you through the legal aspects of divorce, including property division, spousal support, child custody, and visitation rights. We strive to protect your interests and work towards achieving a fair resolution.
What is a post-judgment modification, and when might I need one?
A post-judgment modification is a legal process that allows you to request changes to an existing court order, such as those related to child custody, visitation, or child support. You might need a modification if there has been a significant change in circumstances since the original order was issued.
How can I protect myself from domestic violence?
Our firm takes domestic violence cases seriously and can help you seek legal protection through restraining orders or orders of protection. We will support you through the legal process and work towards ensuring your safety and the safety of your loved ones.
What factors are considered in child custody cases?
When determining child custody, the court considers various factors, including the child’s best interests, the parent’s ability to provide a stable environment, the child’s relationship with each parent, and any history of domestic violence or substance abuse. Our attorneys can help you navigate the complexities of child custody cases and advocate for your parental rights.
How is child support calculated?
Child support calculations typically take into account factors such as each parent’s income, the number of children involved, and the child’s specific needs. Our firm can help you understand the guidelines and formulas used to calculate child support and ensure that the amount is fair and appropriate.
Can I relocate with my child after a divorce?
Relocation laws vary by jurisdiction, but you may need court approval to relocate with your child if it would significantly impact the other parent’s visitation rights or the child’s stability. Our lawyers can provide guidance on the specific laws in your jurisdiction and help you navigate the relocation process.
What are prenuptial and postnuptial agreements, and why are they important?
Prenuptial and postnuptial agreements are legal contracts that outline the division of assets, spousal support, and other matters in the event of divorce or separation. These agreements provide clarity, protect individual interests, and help avoid potential conflicts during the dissolution of a marriage. Our firm can assist in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating these agreements.
What is the role of mediation in family law cases?
Mediation is a voluntary process where a neutral third-party mediator helps facilitate communication and negotiation between parties involved in a family law dispute. It provides an opportunity for couples to reach mutually satisfactory agreements regarding divorce, child custody, or other issues outside of the courtroom. Our firm can guide you through mediation and represent your interests during negotiations.
How long does it take to finalize a divorce?
The time it takes to finalize a divorce can vary depending on several factors, including the complexity of the issues involved, the level of cooperation between the parties, and the court’s caseload. Some divorces can be resolved within a few months, while others may take significantly longer. Our attorneys will work diligently to move your case forward while protecting your rights and interests.