If you are seeking protection from abuse order (PFA) or being threatened with removal of your children by Children and Youth Services (CYS) or the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) you shouldn't hesitate to get immediate, compassionate legal help. Contact The Mulligan Law Firm Today!The legal standard in Pennsylvania, as in most jurisdictions, is the “best interest of the child.” Of course, if that were clear and easy to ascertain, there would be no disputes. But the best interests of children are often clouded by the emotions of a separation, divorce or new relationship.The obligation to support a child(ren) is mandatory for all parents, and it doesn’t disappear in the event of a Divorce. A Spousal Support claim can be made after the parties separate and until he divorce is final. In the course of Divorce proceedings, you need representation that can guide you.Divorce can be a difficult time in your life, but with skilled representation, you can protect your rights while working out the best possible solutions for you and your family. At the Mulligan Family Law Firm, we understand that these decisions will have a dramatic effect on your future.A Protection From Abuse (PFA) Order is a Court Order that prohibits certain types of contact between an abuser and the victim. Sometimes called a Restraining Order or a Protective Order, a PFA Order in Pennsylvania provides protection from contact or abuse through the legal system.We have helped grandparents successfully petition the Court for Partial Physical Custody to establish a regular visitation schedule. We have also represented grandparents in asserting Primary Physical Custody rights when grandchild(ren) have been abandoned, abused, or neglected.You want to develop relationships with counsel that lead to proactive planning for your legal needs. You want the peace of mind that comes from knowing you have put your problems in the hands of people that can offer solutions that will work specifically for you and your family.The Mulligan Law Firm is acutely aware of the ever-changing legal arena involving same-sex marriages, including new laws and pending legislation. We can and have helped same-sex couples deal with issues of Marital Rights, Discrimination, Adoption, Divorce, Child Custody and more!
As a full-service law firm, we have lawyers with expertise in all aspects of the law from drafting a will and handling real estate transactions to advising individuals on serious criminal matters, and of course family law. Our attorneys work hard to stay on the cutting edge of the law. We encourage our attorneys to push themselves to learn, and we guide them with the motto of producing excellence.
We value the relationships we have with our clients-some for over thirty (30) years. We also believe in being good corporate citizens. Our law firm has a long tradition of attorneys in public service and of giving back through support of charitable organizations, sponsorship of community events, and providing pro-bono legal services.
Specializing in Parental Child Abduction Cases
The Mulligan Law Firm is one of the few Northeastern Pennsylvania law firms that has successfully handled international parental abduction cases.
A Comprehensive Family Law Practice
If you are seeking protection from abuse order (PFA) or being threatened with removal of your children by Children and Youth Services (CYS) or the Division of Youth and Family Services (DYFS) you shouldn't hesitate to get immediate, compassionate legal help.
Other areas of family law we practice include disputed paternity, prenuptial agreements, separation agreements, name changes, grandparent visitation, and adoption (including stepparent adoption).
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