Domestic Relations &
Divorce Law
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If you are faced with the emotional and painful reality of a potential
divorce, we can help.  We focus on getting these painful issues resolved in a
cost-effective and prompt fashion.  We are familiar with all aspects of
divorce and domestic relations law and, through close communication with
our clients, attempt to negotiate the most advantageous resolution of these
difficult situations.

Whenever possible, a written separation agreement which resolves all
issues incident to the divorce is negotiated and finalized without need for
protracted litigation.  This can reduce legal expenses and emotional turmoil.
When the statutory requirements for divorce are met, usually a one year
voluntary separation, the separation agreement is made a part of the
divorce decree.  

Unfortunately, not all divorces can be resolved in this fashion.  When that
situation arises, we are skilled advocates in the courtroom who zealously
represent our clients to obtain the best possible outcome.  Our practice
regularly includes the following areas:

  •        Contested and uncontested divorces
  •        Separation agreements
  •        Divorce based on fault including adultery, abandonment,
    constructive desertion and abuse
  •        Permanent and temporary alimony
  •        Child custody
  •        Child visitation
  •        Child support
  •        Marital Property and non-marital property issues (valuation and
    division of real estate, businesses, retirement and/or pension rights,
    bank accounts, stocks/bonds, and other personal property)
  •        Pre-nuptial agreements
  •        Child abuse
  •        Domestic violence
  •        Adoption