Most family law attorneys regard courtroom proceedings as a necessary, but hopefully avoidable, part of their practice. Not SmolenPlevy’s Kyung (Kathryn) Dickerson, who enjoys the challenge of the courtroom. “I love going to court,” Dickerson says...
Practice areas & skills: Divorce & Separation, Adoption, Child Custody, Litigation
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A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.