Whether you are wanting a divorce, dissolving a civil union, or seeking benefits in a domestic partnership, choose a lawyer who is an expert in family law. A family law attorney can act as a mediator, fighting for custody of your children, getting you back-owed child support, and negotiating for you on cases of alimony. Select your state or city to find an attorney near you.
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A child custody attorney can negotiate a custody agreement during a divorce and win you the legal right to make decisions regarding your child’s welfare, education, and upbringing. Whether you are settling child custody during a divorce agreement or going to court, a child custody lawyer get you the custody arrangement you want with your soon to be ex-spouse.
A child support lawyer will calculate child support owed and negotiate an agreement, or they will go to court to gain the financial provisions that you as a custodial parent are owed. If the expense of a private attorney is too much, you may qualify for low cost representation through family court.
A well-qualified divorce lawyer will be important in deciding alimony, child custody, child support, and division of assets during a divorce. In determining a legal separation or divorce, a divorce attorney will mediate with your spouse’s and make arrangements in both financial and family matters.
A family lawyer specializing in marriage will help you write an airtight prenuptial agreement that will protect your financial interests. If you consult with a family attorney before you enter into marriage, you can be sure that you will have a properly written prenuptial agreement that will make clear the financial expectations of your marriage in case of eventual divorce.