Surprise Family Lawyers

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Alison C. Briggs
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Strong and compassionate family law attorney. Call today!

I’m an experienced Arizona family lawyer who is compassionate and sensitive to the needs of others. I am not scared to fight for the best results for you and your children. Call today for a consultation! Read More »
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Jordan Craig Zitron
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Determined & Dedicated Family Law Attorney! Legal Expertise!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all areas of family law. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family! Visit my website for information and client reviews! Read More »
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Stephanie Stromfors
PREMIUM

Arizona Family Law Attorney with 20 years experience

Ms. Stromfors practices Family Law and handles cases, including, but not limited to, Paternity, Annulment, Child Custody, Parenting Time, Child Support, Spousal Maintenance, Business Valuation, Orders of Protection, and... Read More »
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William D. Bishop
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Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona. Call now!

I’m an experienced Phoenix family law attorney and I represent clients in all types of family law cases. My practice includes simple and complex divorces, spousal support, child support, and child custody. Read More »
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Karen A. Schoenau
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Dedicated, Attentive & Aggressive Family Law Representation! Experience Counts!

I have practiced family law for over 20 years. I fight passionately to protect the rights and interests of those with family law matters! Visit my website for client reviews and testimonials. Call for a consultation. Read More »
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David Roy Gans Mercer
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(623) 738-0472 15331 W Bell Rd, Ste 212
Surprise, AZ 85374
Free ConsultationSurprise, AZ Family Law Attorney with 3 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University and Arizona Summit Law School
David Mercer is an attorney at AZ 3D Law. He is also the President and Secretary of the corporation. David received his Bachelor's degree in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He received his Juris Doctor (Summa Cum Laude) from Arizona Summit Law School and received his LL.M. from Arizona State University. David is licensed to practice law in the state of Arizona, and is also admitted to the United States District Court - District of Arizona. During his time in law school, David volunteered with the Probate Lawyers Assistance Project (PLAP) and served as an Advanced Clinic...
Surprise, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 14 years experience
(877) 827-9906 14239 West Bell Road
Suite 108
Surprise, AZ 85374
Family
Zachary Evan Mushkatel
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Sun City, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 16 years experience
(623) 889-0691 15249 N. 99th Avenue
Sun City, AZ 85351
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Estate Planning
University of Minnesota Law School
Patrick Sampair
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney with 39 years experience
(623) 745-8990 17235 N 75 Ave
Suite E-100
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Creighton University School of Law
Patrick Sampair has over 35 years of legal experience and has helped thousands of Arizonans with their family law matters, including divorce, child custody, child support, child relocation and alimony (or spousal maintenance) disputes. Mr. Sampair has expertise resolving complex financial matters that arise in a family law dispute, drawn in part from his experience litigating civil and criminal tax cases during his early years of law practice. Mr. Sampair is committed to providing his clients with effective and affordable legal representation; he is dedicated to minimizing the negative effects divorce proceedings and related disputes can have on children. ...
Peter H. Westby
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(855) 274-9529 20325 N 51st Ave
#134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationGlendale, AZ Family Law Attorney with 46 years experience
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
James E. Rogers College of Law, University of Arizona
Born in Minnesota, Attorney Peter Westby has resided in Arizona since 1962 and in Phoenix since 1974. Mr. Westby graduated from the University of Arizona College of Law in 1973 and entered the practice of law as a prosecuting attorney, first with the City of Tucson and then with the Pima County Attorney's office as a Criminal Trial Deputy. He joined partner Harvey Platt in the private practice of law in Phoenix in 1974 and together they formed Platt & Westby, P.C. Mr. Westby practices in the areas of real estate law, civil litigation, family law, estate planning, probate, estate...
Alison C. Briggs
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(623) 399-4222 12725 W. Indian School Rd.
Suite E, #101
Avondale, AZ 85392
Free ConsultationAvondale, AZ Family Law Attorney
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Arizona Summit Law School

Alison Briggs has been with the My Arizona Lawyers since 2016. Currently, she serves as the client services manager and an attorney. Alison combines her passion for helping people with the practice of law.

Alison was born and educated in Massachusetts. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University Of Massachusetts- Amherst where she was the 2007 commencement speaker. Additionally, Ms. Briggs also holds a Master of Social Work degree from Salem State University. Plus, she is a Licensed Certified Social Worker (Massachusetts).

Alison has worked with children and families in many capacities since completing her...
Kareen O'Brien
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Attorney with 16 years experience
(623) 561-8200 14050 N 83rd Ave Ste 290
Peoria, AZ 85381
Family, Criminal, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Southwestern University School of Law
Kareen O'Brien joined the Stewart Law Group in 2016 and has been practicing law since 2004. She spent six years with the L.A. County District Attorney's Office in California where, as Deputy District Attorney, she was a Major Crimes Prosecutor. She prosecuted serious and violent felons, primarily those who had committed acts of domestic violence, sexual abuse, and assault. (She prosecuted and won a fraud case where Christopher Darden of the O.J. Simpson trial was defense counsel!) After leaving L.A. for Phoenix, Arizona, she became an active member of the State Bar of Arizona and later joined the Maricopa...
Melissa Kleminski Bower
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Attorney with 15 years experience
(623) 561-8200 14050 N 83rd Ave Suite 290
Peoria, AZ 85381-5650
Family and Divorce
The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Melissa Kleminski Bower is an Associate Attorney with the Stewart Law Group. Having joined the legal team in 2011, she works from the firm’s Peoria office location. She graduated with her Bachelor of Arts degree in 2000 with a 3.6 GPA from the University of Arizona. Her Juris Doctor degree (2004) is from The University of Denver Sturm Law School. No stranger to personal challenges, Melissa worked full time while attending law school classes at night, holding externships, and participating as a volunteer in legal programs. As a law school student, she took a month and travelled to Beijing, China,...
Brandy Ramsay
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 19 years experience
(623) 745-8990 17235 N 75th Ave, Suite E-100
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
California Western School of Law
Brandy has assisted Arizona families with family law matters for more than 15 years. She has used her skills to represent clients in every area of family law, including: divorce, legal separation, paternity, child support, decree enforcements and modifications, alternative dispute resolution and more. With experience, determination and finesse, Brandy has successfully guided hundreds of families through difficult times and onto new beginnings. Brandy gives each and every case her full commitment.

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Born and raised in Arizona, Brandy graduated with Honors from Arizona State University in 1998. Brandy is distinguished from other family law attorneys...
Brian Glen Winter
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(623) 561-8200 14050 N 83rd Ave Ste 290
Peoria, AZ 85381
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Mr. Winter received his B.A. in Government & Politics in 1990 from St. John's University and then received his Juris Doctor from St. John's University School of Law in 1993. He has extensive practice in Family Law, Divorce Mediation, Divorce Collaborative Law, Probate Law, and Civil Litigation. Mr. Winter is admitted to practice law in Arizona, Connecticut, New York and Florida. He is also admitted to practice in the United States District Court, District of Connecticut. As a native of Connecticut, Mr. Winter was actively involved in the local community and was a member of the Board of...
Scott David Stewart
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Dedicated, experienced family law attorney. Call for a consultation!

I provide exceptional legal representation in all areas of family law. I will work tirelessly to deliver results for you and your family! Call for a consultation, visit my website to see reviews and more info. Read More »
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Paula J. Burnstein
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Arizona Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience

Paula J. Burnstein is a family law and divorce at­tor­ney located in Phoe­nix, Ari­zona. She also has a Peoria office location. She has more than 20 years of legal experience, all of which have been solely... Read More »
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Raymond Kenney
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(623) 234-3536 20325 North 51st Ave. Suite #134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
Mr. Kenney has prevailed over some tough competition, including several of the largest and most well established law firms in Arizona. He is committed to exceeding each client's expectations by providing legal services in a caring, professional and cost effective manner
Paula J. Burnstein
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(623) 486-9797 16165 N 83rd Ave
#200
Peoria, AZ 85382
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Whittier Law School
Paula J. Burnstein is a family law and divorce at­tor­ney located in Phoe­nix, Ari­zona. She also has a Peoria office location. She has more than 20 years of legal experience, all of which have been solely fo­cus­ed on fam­ily law. She is pass­io­nate about advocating for families’ rights during what can be a very emo­tio­nal time. Paula has re­pres­ented a variety of in­di­vi­duals and fam­ilies th­ro­ugh the pro­cess of mar­riage disso­lution, and she is able to pro­vide com­pe­tent legal ad­vice with care and compas­sion. As a member of the State Bar of Ari­zona, Paula has exten­sive know­ledge of Arizona’s family...
Craighton T Boates
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(602) 910-6386 22601 N. 19th Avenue
Suite 112
Phoenix, AZ 85027
Family, Bankruptcy, Business and Personal Injury
University of Minnesota Law School
Craig is an experienced attorney who handles court hearings and trials as well as legal counsel for businesses and individuals. His practice focuses on business law, commercial and business litigation, family & divorce law, real estate & construction law, wills, trusts & estate planning, and Internet law. Prior to founding Boates & Crump in 2002 Craig worked at a small general practice firm in Minneapolis, Minnesota. During that practice he represented many individual and business clients and also served as a City Attorney handling civil matters and prosecution for a suburb of Minneapolis. Craig is a cum laude graduate of the University...
Raymond A. Kenney
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(623) 234-3536 20325 North 51st Ave. Suite #134
Phoenix, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Seton Hall University School of Law
Fred Ruotolo
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(623) 561-8200 14050 N 83rd Ave Ste 290
Peoria, AZ 85381
Family, Divorce and Military
University of Tulsa College of Law
Jessica Cotter
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(602) 843-3004 14050 N. 83rd. Avenue, Suite 290
Peoria, AZ 85381
Family and Divorce
Thomas Jefferson School of Law
Dean Cavaletto
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Lawyer
(623) 334-1717 7075 W Bell Rd
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily
University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law
Christian-based, aggressive advocacy in all areas of Family Law, from Mediation to Litigation. www.CavalettoLaw.com
Angela Enholm
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 11 years experience
(602) 889-6273 2320 W. Peoria Ave., Suite A-108
Phoenix, AZ 85029
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Probate
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
Angela strives to create a team environment at Enholm Law with a focus on achieving justice for the client. Angela works with her client's together as a team to obtain the best possible objectives. Angela is dedicated to her clients and her work, always researching case law and strategies. Angela enjoys traveling and living in Phoenix where there is no snow and hail.
John Herrick
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Attorney
(602) 264-1001 16165 N. 83rd Avenue, Ste. 200
Peoria, AZ 85382
Family and Divorce
Mr. James L Cork II
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney
(480) 626-4881 20325 N. 51st Avenue
Suite 134
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Divorce
James L. Cork II is admitted to practice before all Courts in the State of Arizona and the United States District Court, District of Arizona. Mr. Cork holds a Juris Doctor degree from Thomas Jefferson School of Law (2007) where he graduated Cum Laude and on the National Dean's List. Mr. Cork also holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Justice Studies from Arizona State University (2003). Mr. Cork has worked at the Department of Defense Criminal Investigative Services where he assisted in the development of evidence files to be used in court, analyzed case files in a...
James Bruce
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney with 43 years experience
(623) 745-8990 17235 N. 75th Avenue
Suite E-100
Glendale, AZ 85308
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
James Bruce has practiced law in Phoenix Metropolitan and Glendale since 1978. He grew up and graduated high school in Rochester, New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Haverford College in 1973. He worked for the Pennsylvania Crime Commission in 1973 and 1974. He attended Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C. from 1974 to 1977. He received his Doctor of Jurisprudence from Georgetown in 1977.

James Bruce took the Arizona State Bar and was admitted to practice law in 1977. He moved to Glendale, Arizona, in 1978 and has been practicing law in the Phoenix...
Sharon Lee Mahoney
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney with 21 years experience
(623) 877-2357 7202 N 83rd Dr
Glendale, AZ 85305
Family, Criminal, Education and Estate Planning
Stetson University College of Law
Robert Harrian
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Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney
(602) 246-8101 5622 W Glendale Ave
Glendale, AZ 85301
Family and Estate Planning
Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 748-8973 10265 W. Camelback Road, Suite 160
Phoenix, AZ 85037
Family
Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 850-8119 17505 N. 79th Ave. Suite 211E
Glendale, AZ 85308
Family and Divorce
Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney
(602) 589-5110 7207 N 19th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85021
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Personal Injury
Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 412-2508 6670 W Cactus Rd
Glendale, AZ 85304
Family, Civil Rights and Divorce
Glendale, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 412-2508 6670 W Cactus Rd
Glendale, AZ 85304
Family and Divorce
Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney
(602) 789-7245 13014 N 10th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85029
Family, Divorce and Estate Planning
Peoria, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 773-3380 16150 N Arrowhead Fountains Center Dr
Peoria, AZ 85382
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney
(623) 900-6878 16841 North 31st Ave Ste 150
Phoenix, AZ 85053
Family
Glendale, AZ Family Law Lawyer
(480) 440-5775 3820 W Happy Valley Rd Ste 141-116
Glendale, AZ 85310
Family
Litchfield Park, AZ Family Law Attorney
(480) 535-9818 108 North Old Litchfield Road
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340
Family
Glendale, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(623) 889-7760 7075 West Bell Road
Suite #5
Glendale, AZ 85308
Family
William D. Bishop
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(602) 749-8500 7210 N. 16th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85020
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, Arizona State University
Mr. Bishop is a Board Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona (i.e. one of only approximately 60 specialists in all of Arizona). Bishop Law Office has obtained an AV Peer Review Rating, the highest rating possible by Martindale-Hubbell, and is listed in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Registrar of Preeminent Lawyers. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (one of only 30 attorneys in all of Arizona) and has also been selected as one of Arizona’s Finest Lawyers. Such selection is a peer-reviewed nomination based upon “a demonstrated record of high achievement, excellent legal...
Aaron Blase
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Scottsdale, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(602) 279-1900 11111 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 225
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
Family and Divorce
Washburn University School of Law and The University of Denver Sturm College of Law
Aaron brings his over twenty-six years of practice in family law litigation to the firm, along with a passion for advocating for his clients rights in family law cases. Aaron is a Certified Family Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona, has been selected as a Super Lawyer, and is A/V rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He is skilled in all aspects of family law litigation, including law and motion practice, mediation, and trial. Aaron's main areas of practice include: Divorce, Family Law, Child Custody & Visitation, and Child Support.
Rich J. Peters
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(855) 720-7575 1422 N 2nd St Suite 100
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
University of Arkansas School of Law
The firm is located near downtown Phoenix. Although most of our clients come to us from Maricopa County, we are also pleased to provide legal services in the area of Divorce and Family Law throughout the state. Our goal is to provide quality legal representation to our clients and to make the unpleasant process of terminating a marriage more bearable. We strive to be caring, dedicated professionals whose idea of a successful resolution of divorce and family law matters is one which produces the best possible result for our client, at the lowest possible cost. We avoid costly...
Carrie Cravatta
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Peoria, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 15 years experience
(602) 548-3400 14050 N 83rd Ave Ste 290
Peoria, AZ 85381
Family and Divorce
The John Marshall Law School
Carrie Cravatta had been practicing divorce and family law since 2010 before joining the Stewart Law Group in 2015. She was the exceptional small-town Kewanee, Illinois, kid who, from fifth grade on, dreamed of being a lawyer. Her career aspirations led her to the “Big City” of Chicago where she attended college and law school. Her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Management is from North Central College in Naperville. (Between her sophomore and junior years, she seized the opportunity to summer in Singapore while working for Allied International.) She obtained her Juris Doctor degree from The John...
Mallory Powers
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Attorney with 7 years experience
(855) 274-9529 2916 N 7th Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85013
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce, Estate Planning and Probate
Phoenix School of Law
Mallory is originally from northern California, but fell in love with the Arizona sun and palm trees while attending the University of Arizona in Tucson, Arizona. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Administration in 2005 and became a Wildcat for life!

Mallory moved to Scottsdale shortly after graduation and became a legal assistant at a civil litigation and bankruptcy law firm in Phoenix. After learning what it was like to work with experienced attorneys, Mallory decided to become an attorney herself. She attended the Phoenix School of Law and obtained her Juris Doctorate degree in 2010....
Michael Ziton
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Phoenix, AZ Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(602) 234-9290 45 W Jefferson St
Suite 403
Phoenix, AZ 85003
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DUI and Domestic Violence
Whittier Law School
Law Offices Michael E Ziton PC is a Trusted and Established Litigation Law Firm. Michael Ziton is a Practicing Member of the Arizona Bar for 25 Years. You Need a Winning Lawyer on Your Side. Michael Ziton is Nationally Recognized as a Top 100 Trial Lawyer in America.

Michael Ziton Lawyer admitted to the Arizona Bar in 1992. Michael Ziton established his criminal defense practice in 2001 to protect the rights of the accused. With more than 80 jury trials, Michael Ziton has tremendous experience in the courtroom. It is important to have an attorney that knows the...
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Dealing with family law issues?

Family law generally concerns domestic relations and family-related matters such as marriage, civil unions, domestic partnerships, adoptions, paternity, guardianships, domestic abuse, surrogacy, child custody, child abduction, the dissolution of marriage and associated issues. Each state has its own set of family laws, and traveling across state borders can sometimes affect your rights and those of your family.

Contrary to popular belief, seeking the advice of a family law attorney does not necessarily mean that something is amiss in your family. A family law attorney can help negotiate prenuptial/premarital agreements for clients in anticipation of marriage or advise same-sex couples on relevant legal issues affecting their relationship. They also can help with adoption proceedings and other procedures involving children.

Family law attorneys often do represent clients seeking a divorce, annulment or legal separation, and the complicated issues that can arise as a result. Although domestic abuse is a criminal offense, some family law attorneys are skilled at handling these situations, as they are often entangled with other family law issues.

Some jurisdictions certify lawyers as family law specialists, which means these attorneys have met the certifying body's minimum requirements for education, experience, and examination.


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