Mr. Shah’s practice is devoted to representing clients in Family law and related matters. His practice further includes representing clients at all stages of the divorce process, from pre-divorce planning through informal settlements. Mr. Shah handles modification and enforcement cases as well.
Ali Shah devotes his practice to clients in need of legal services related to divorce and other family law matters. His practice includes representation of clients at all stages of the legal separation or divorce process, including pre-divorce planning, informal and formal settlement negotiations, court-ordered mediation, divorce litigation in court, and post-divorce enforcement. In addition, he has helped many clients overcome the challenging legal issues related to property distribution, financial support, and parental rights.
Ali received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Houston. During that time he was engaged in research and clinical workshops while finishing the work on his undergrad degree. He received his Juris Doctorate from Texas Southern University in 2019, where he helped indigent clients at the campus Family Law Clinic. He remains actively involved in his community through pro bono work and is deeply dedicated to providing legal services to the less fortunate. Ali is also actively involved in family law cases generated by Child Protective Services (CPS).
Ali understands the primary barrier to effective counseling is a lack of understanding of the overall process, which can lead to a lack of trust. He takes proactive measures to be sure that all of his clients understand exactly what’s happening in language and terms they can understand. Ali’s legal experience and unquestionable ethics led him to receive Lead Counsel Verification in Family Law in 2020 from Thomson Reuters. He was named Top 10 Under 40 by the National Association of Family Law Attorneys (NFLA).
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Family law areas of practice:
Divorce and separation: 30%
Whether you have a highly contested divorce or you are agreeing to separate, we work tirelessly to protect your interests and your future. From divorce mediation to litigated divorces, to the unique aspects of high net worth divorce, we can help.
Child support: 15%
When you need to establish child support for your children; to increase the child support amount; terminate child support; or apply to continue child support (post 19), we are here to help you.
Child custody: 15%
Safeguarding your time with your children is of paramount importance. We help you with all aspects of child custody and parenting time, from establishing initial custody through to changing parenting time or enforcing your parental rights
Your family law matter can leave you feeling vulnerable and exposed. We safeguard your future in all areas of New Jersey family law, including: child custody, divorce, alimony, child support, adoption, LGBT family law, domestic violence & mediation.
You need a fair settlement in your divorce. Whether you are establishing spousal support at the time of your divorce, or you need to increase, decrease, or terminate alimony, we can help.
Choosing to adopt a child can be such a joyous occasion, both for you and the child. The process of adopting a child, however, can be difficult to navigate. We are here to walk you through the whole process.
Marriage and prenuptials: 5%
Deciding to get married is an exciting time, but when you have children from a previous relationship, or significant assets, or a family business, you need to establish clear stipulations that safeguard everyone in your life. Talk to us, we can help.
Uncontested divorce: 5%
Uncontested divorce is a potentially lower cost and quicker alternative to a litigated divorce. Talk to us about whether an uncontested divorce, or other lower-conflict options, such as mediation, could be right for you.
Domestic violence: 5%
When you need help with a domestic violence situation such as a temporary restraining order or a final restraining order, we can safeguard your future. You can get out, you can get temporary child support and spousal support, and you can get safe.
Child abuse: 5%
When you have a CPS family law matter, you need a strong advocate in your corner. We work diligently to safeguard your parental rights and have your child's best interests at heart.
|TX||Eligible To Practice In Texas||2018||08/23/2021|
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|Top 10% of Family & Divorce Lawyers in the USA||Lawyers of Distinction||2021|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2020|
|Top 3 Divorce lawyers in Houston, TX||Threebestrated.com||2020|
|Top 10 Law Firm re: Client Satisfaction||American Institute of Legal Counsel||2020|
|Top 10 Attorneys Under 40||National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||2019|
|Rising Star||Super Lawyers||2019|
|Associate Attorney||The Law Office of Bryan Fagan PLLC||2019 - Present|
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|Collaborative Family Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|Academy of Family Mediators||N/A||N/A|
|Society of Family Lawyers||N/A||N/A|
|National Academy Of Family Law Attorneys||Member||N/A|
|State Bar of Texas – Family Law Section||Member||N/A|
|Fagan law firm blog video||How to raise or lower Child Support||2019|
|Fagan Video Blogs||Community Property||2019|
|Fagan Video Blogs||Visitation Rights||2019|
|Thurgood Marshall School of Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2019|
|University of Houston, Downtown||BS - Bachelor of Science in Psychology||2015|
|Tip of Day||Child Support||2021|
|Tip of the Day||How to raise or lower Child Support||2020|
|Tip of the Day||Visitation Rights||2020|
|Child support||Successfully reduced child support payment for Dad|
|Child custody||Won Custody for Mom.|
|Spousal Maintenance per Chapter 8 T.F.C.||Successful negotiation of spousal maintenance|
|Marriage and prenuptials||Draft of pre-nup agreement|
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