I have been practicing family law since 2000. I find the work and the clients... more
I have been practicing family law since 2000. I find the work and the clients interesting and rewarding. As an attorney, I wear many hats. My main job is to provide the client with all the information they need to make an educated decision about their future and the future of their family. My best days at work are when I can take my client's worst day and make them realize that they have option... view profile
“I started with Goldberg Jones while I was in law school and knew that I’d found a... more
“I started with Goldberg Jones while I was in law school and knew that I’d found a home. Representing husbands and fathers in the Goldberg Jones way is something I am very passionate about,” admits Ken. Meeting with nearly every client that walks through our door, Ken enjoys the problem solving and hands-on client contact inherent in family law. Ken enjoys spending time with his family e... view profile
Shannon Ellmers maintains a practice in family law with an emphasis on marital... more
Shannon Ellmers maintains a practice in family law with an emphasis on marital dissolutions that involve complex financial issues, including asset valuation and spousal maintenance; parenting and child custody disputes; and modifications of parenting plans and child support orders. Shannon works diligently with each client to identify their goals, which ultimately shape and drive the str... view profile
If you are a parent and you divorce, the parent the child lives with often receives money (child support) from the parent no longer living with the child. Unlike alimony, which is paid to maintain an ex-spouse's lifestyle, child support pays for the child's physical, emotional, and educational needs. A child support lawyer can help parents negotiate and calculate child support, either by agreement or in court. While national guidelines to calculate child support amounts exist, you or the judge may choose to calculate the amount based on your income and the child's needs. If you believe you are not the father of a child and want to contest a child support claim, a child support lawyer can also help you determine paternity. A child support lawyer can be useful during negotiations to help objectively determine the most appropriate amount of child support for your situation and protect against paternity fraud.