Family law includes so many types of cases – and we’re well-versed in all of them:
|TYPE OF CASE||CAN HANDLE?|
|Child Abuse & Neglect||YES|
|Guardianship of Minors||YES|
|Modification of Custody||YES|
|Modification of Visitation||YES|
|Orders of Protection||YES|
|Parental Alienation of Affection||YES|
|Persons in Need of Supervision||YES|
|Surrender of Parental Rights||YES|
|Termination of Parental Rights||YES|
Whether your case is as simple as one of these, or a hybrid of many – it’s never problem for us. We’re great at crunching more complex facts and intertwining cases to fight for the rights of our clients.
Your goals, the orders and petitions, the parties – and your side of the story. We want, we need, to know it all.
Review the existing facts, history and applicable statutes and case law to design a legal and practical strategy. Screen for evidence, employ experts to find more.
Cross-petitions, supplementary petitions, answers, subpoenas and discovery demands and motions. Preparation of evidence and witnesses.
If we can’t find common ground – we’re going to trial.
Our excellence in court and trials makes us the best choice for a family lawyer. A decade in court, thousands of arguments appearances, and hundreds of trials has honed our legal skills – and you don’t have to employ those trial skills for them to be a sharp and valuable tool to have at hand.
If kids are involved – who’s on the birth certificates
What are the blood and historical relationships between the parties
What are the most important things that happened before the chain of events that led to court
Review prior court history. Review the pleadings and factual descriptions. Review existing case law and statutes to develop a legal-side strategy. Discuss various practical strategies that help people both forward-looking inside of court and outside of the courthouse. Screen for various forms of evidence and ascertain what other records and witnesses would be helpful to obtain for trial purposes. Obtain process servers and private investigators and other experts to obtain further evidence when necessary.
If we’re filing a cross-petition or supplementary petition, or formal, written answer – drafting, verification and execution of those documents. Draft and submit discovery demands and records and witnesses subpoenas when applicable. Prepare you for testifying in court, prepare other witnesses to testify. Pre-trial conference in order to ascertain cross-examination material.
Family law attorney negotiation strategies comes into play here. As your family lawyer, we’re on this though. We’ll keep you apprised of developments and offers. The final decision is yours, but we’ll be making recommendations and suggesting strategic moves we can make along the way (that’s the sign of a hallmark family law attorney).