Portage, Indiana Family Lawyers
Indiana Family Law Lawyer
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Attorney Eduardo Fontanez handles many different types of legal matters throughout Northwest Indiana (ex: Crown Point, Merrillville, Whiting, East Chicago, Hammond, Griffith, Gary) and the surrounding counties.
The office is less than a mile away from the expressway which makes it convenient for clients.
I hope we can resolve any issue you may need. I and my staff, here at the Law Office of Eduardo Fontanez, are focused on providing high-quality service and customer satisfaction - we will do everything we can to exceed your expectations.
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.
No-Fault Proceeding: A civil case in which parties may resolve their dispute without a formal finding of error or fault.
Paternity Suit: A lawsuit to determine the father of a child whose parents were not married when the child was born.
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