Family Law

Family Law

We handle family law matters with the sensitivity and dignity they deserve. Let us help you assess your options for resolving your family legal matter while helping you conserve your valuable resources of time, energy, and expense. Contact us to schedule a consultation in the following areas:

  • DIVORCE
  • CUSTODY
  • PARENTING PLANS
  • SAME-SEX COUPLES
  • PATERNITY
  • ANNULMENT
  • BIRTH PARENT SEARCH
  • ADOPTION
  • GUARDIANSHIPS
  • GRANDPARENT RIGHTS
  • PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
  • POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
  • COHABITATION AGREEMENTS
  • CHANGE OF NAME

 

Additional Legal Services

Estate Planning

We will work with you to customize your estate plan to your specific goals and needs, so you can rest assured that your loved ones are taken care of and your legacy will be carried out according to your wishes. Contact us for an in-depth consultation to explore your goals and options for the following:

  • WILLS
  • HEALTH CARE PROXIES
  • POWER OF ATTORNEY
  • TRUSTS
  • ESTATE TAX PLANNING
  • SPECIAL NEEDS
  • BLENDED FAMILIES
  • ASSET PROTECTION
  • LIFETIME GIFTS
  • GUARDIANS

 

Probate

Let us provide as little or as much assistance as you need to navigate the probate process and manage the Personal Representative duties so you can focus your attention where it is needed more. Contact us if you would like help with any of the following tasks:

  • PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE
  • INFORMAL PROBATE
  • FORMAL PROBATE
  • INVENTORY
  • CREDITOR CLAIMS
  • ESTATE ACCOUNTS
  • WAIVER OF INTERESTS
  • BENEFICIARIES
  • ESTATE RECOVERY UNIT
  • ESTATE TAXES
  • TRUST MANAGEMENT
  • VOLUNTARY ADMINISTRATION

 

Mediation

Our mediation services focus on facilitating conversations between parties to resolve family and estate issues. We help you develop agreements that address your specific needs and interests. We also consult to clients who are participating in the mediation process. Contact us to learn more about how the mediation process works and whether it might be a good fit for your situation in the following areas:

  • DIVORCE
  • CUSTODY
  • PARENTING PLANS
  • SAME-SEX PARENTS
  • PATERNITY
  • OPEN ADOPTION
  • PROBATE & ESTATE DISPUTES
  • PRENUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
  • POSTNUPTIAL AGREEMENTS
  • COHABITATION AGREEMENTS
  •  GUARDIANSHIPS
  • GRANDPARENT RIGHTS

 

Guardian Ad Litem

We provide Guardian Ad Litem services under Category F for both full, in-depth investigations or limited, focused issues. Some Guardian Ad Litem services are available for a flat fee. Contact us to determine availability to accept new cases, request a current Curriculum Vitae, or find out more about Guardian Ad Litem services in the following areas:

  • DIVORCE
  • PARENTING PLANS
  • CUSTODY
  • WAIVER OF PRIVILEGE
  • GAL NEXT FRIEND
  • GRANDPARENT VISITATION
  • ADOPTION
  • BIRTH PARENT SEARCH
  • GUARDIANSHIP
  • REMOVAL
  • REAL ESTATE
  • MINOR BENEFICIARIES

Collaborative Law Practice

We offer Collaborative Law Practice as an option to clients who would benefit from having the support of a professional team-based dispute resolution process to guide them through their legal matter. This efficient, structured process involves a team consisting of a Collaboratively trained attorney for each party, a neutral Coach Facilitator, and as needed, other neutral professionals which may include a financial, child development, or business valuation specialist. Contact us to find out more specifics about this process, and to see if it might be a good fit for your situation in the following matters:

  • DIVORCE
  • CUSTODY
  • PARENTING PLANS
  • SAME-SEX COUPLES
  • NEVER-MARRIED FAMILIES
  • GUARDIANSHIPS
  • PROBATE & ESTATE DISPUTES
  • ESTATE PLANNING
  • OPEN ADOPTION
  • GRANDPARENT RIGHTS
  • PRENUPS & POSTNUPS
  • COHABITATION AGREEMENTS