Rockland County, New York Family Lawyers

Jeremy Saland Esq.
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Free Consultation! Diligent Family Attorney! Fighting for Your Rights!

I am a family lawyer with experience, knowledge and skill. I will work aggressively to protect your interests and rights! Visit my website to see testimonials and case results, or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Scott Steinberg
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Free Consultation! Experienced Representation for Family Law Matters! Call Now!

I vigorously advocate for those with family law matters. I provide attentive and skilled legal advocacy. I will work hard for the results you deserve! Visit my website for more information. Call for a free consultation! Read More »
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Darren M. Shapiro
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Effective and Experienced Divorce Mediator, Matrimonial and Family Law Attorney

Our firm has years of divorce mediation, negotiation, and litigation experience in divorce and family law cases across Nassau and Suffolk Long Island, Queens, New York City, the Boroughs and more. Read More »
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Elizabeth Crotty Esq.
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Free Consultation! Experienced and Aggressive New York Family Law Attorney!

I am a zealous and aggressive family law attorney. I will work to achieve the best possible outcome for your case! Visit my website for reviews and case results, or call now for a free consultation. Read More »
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Kim Rayner
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(845) 356-4600 777 Chestnut Ridge Rd.
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Experienced and dedicated matrimonial Attorney. I will fight aggressively for your family. Call me today!

Kim M. Rayner joined the Law Offices of David I. Goldstein as an associate in 1998, and was made partner in 2008. She has over 20 years of experience as a matrimonial lawyer. As such, she has extensive litigation skills, developed through trials regarding custody, maintenance, child support, and equitable distribution. Ms. Rayner’s experience is shown through her ability to form a trusting and enduring relationship with her clients. She zealously advocates for her client in and out of the courtroom, and is an...
William Henig
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 13 years experience
(845) 418-5298 86 Route 59
Spring Valley, NY 10977
Free ConsultationFamily, Divorce and Domestic Violence
The City University of New York School of Law
I am here for you and I will fight for you. Working With You If you need a lawyer to help you with a divorce or another family law or criminal matter, you are likely going through one of the most stressful times of your life. You may feel as if you are on an emotional roller coaster. There are so many important decisions to make, it can be hard to keep track of all of them while focusing on your future. It is reassuring to know that an experienced legal advocate is on your side. My name is William Henig. From my...
James Joseph Sexton
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 18 years experience
(845) 708-9100 301 N Main St
Suite 1
New City, NY 10956
Family, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Fordham University School of Law
In 2001, James J. Sexton, Esq. founded the Law Offices of James J. Sexton, P.C. in a small New City office with one computer and a part-time secretary. Since that time, Mr. Sexton's skills as an advocate and trial lawyer have grown the firm to its current status as a dominating force in the New York State divorce and family law bar. The firm continues to grow and thrive and is now proud to offer clients the support of multiple attorneys, paralegals, and other support staff as well as two offices located in Rockland County and Manhattan. ...
Ronald Allan Phillips
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 44 years experience
(845) 353-0100 60 Dutch Hill Road
Suite 15
Orangeburg, NY 10962-1724
Family and Divorce



Mr. Phillips practice has been devoted exclusively to the field of matrimonial and family law since he was first admitted in New York in 1974. He is a member of the Rockland County Bar Association, the New York State Bar Association and, the American Bar Association and is a member of the Family Law Sections of all of those bar associations. Mr. Phillips served on the Board of Managers, and then served as a vice president of the New York Chapter from 2002 to 2004, and then again served on the Board of Managers. He has lectured on various...
Richard S. Pakola Jr.
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 23 years experience
(845) 634-2221 317 Little Tor Road South
New City, NY 10956
Family, Civil Rights, Estate Planning and Probate
The George Washington University Law School and Fordham University School of Law
Rick has over twenty years of experience in civil and criminal practice, in both state and federal courts. He appears in throughout Rockland, Westchester, and Orange Counties, as well as in New York City, and in the U.S. District Courts for the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York and the Second Circuit Court of Appeals. He specializes in estate planning, all trusts and estates issues and litigation, civil rights, criminal, and family law cases in trial level courts and on appeal.
Kathleen Koziol Goodfellow
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 28 years experience
(201) 981-5704 99 Main Street, suite 308
Nyack, NY 10960
Family
Barry Scott Kantrowitz
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 33 years experience
(845) 356-2570 747 Chestnut Ridge Rd
Suite 200
Chestnut Ridge, NY 10977
Family, Business, Employment and Insurance Claims
Barry S. Kantrowitz, B.A., J.D., received his undergraduate degree from Harpur College, SUNY Binghamton. During his studies at Boston University School of Law, he was honored as a Paul J. Liacos Scholar and an Edward Henessey Scholar. He graduated cum laude. Mr. Kantrowitz is admitted to practice law in the state and federal courts of New York, New Jersey and Florida, and is admitted to practice before the United States Supreme Court. Barry Kantrowitz is a member of the New York State and New Jersey State Trial Lawyers Associations, and the State Bar...
Carolyn Laredo Esq.
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 23 years experience
(845) 639-1836 28 New Hempstead Road, Suite A
New City, NY 10956
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Employment
Nicole Azran Greenwald
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(845) 300-5265 107 North Main Street
New City, NY 10956
Family
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 35 years experience
(845) 358-1069 608 W Nyack Rd
West Nyack, NY 10994
Family, Divorce, Juvenile and Real Estate
Stephen Bilkis
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Free Consultation! New York Family Law Lawyer! Skilled & Dedicated!

I am a knowledgeable family law attorney with experience in a wide range of family law matters. I will advocate for your rights and best interests! Visit my website for more information or call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Joseph Harris Nivin
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New York Family Law Attorney with 11 years experience

Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. Family Law Attorney The Law Offices of Joseph H. Nivin, P.C. is a general practice law firm with a focus on family law. Attorney Joseph H. Nivin, Esq. and his team have years of experience with the... Read More »
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Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 31 years experience
(845) 638-1956 10 Esquire Rd
New City, NY 10956
Family, Business, Divorce and Estate Planning
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 30 years experience
(845) 357-8561 1 Executive Blvd.
Suffern, NY 10901
Family
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(845) 639-3445 14 S Main St
New City, NY 10956
Family and Divorce
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(845) 624-0300 55 Old Turnpike Rd
Nanuet, NY 10954
Family and Divorce
Rockland County, NY Family Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(845) 638-5358 1 S Main St
New City, NY 10956
Family and Divorce
Brooklyn Law School
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 48 years experience
(845) 353-0100 51 N Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960
Family, Divorce and Personal Injury
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 44 years experience
(845) 638-5327 1 S Main St
New City, NY 10956
Family and Divorce
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 50 years experience
(845) 358-0048 17 S Broadway Ave
Nyack, NY 10960
Family, Bankruptcy, Divorce and Estate Planning
Albany Law School
Rockland County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 27 years experience
(845) 357-2660 46 Washington Ave
Suffern, NY 10901
Family, Divorce, Personal Injury and Real Estate
Washington Law American U
John Anthony Pappalardo
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(914) 761-9400 200 East Post Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Family, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Domestic Violence
New England Law | Boston
John A. Pappalardo is a Partner in the law firm of Farber, Pappalardo & Carbonari. He has been an active matrimonial practitioner for 31 years handling moderate to very complex litigation involving matrimonial and family law cases. He oversees a very experienced matrimonial department. He also has a private matrimonial mediation practice, is certified in matrimonial collaborative law, sits as a matrimonial arbitrator, and is New York State Certified as an attorney representing children. He has served as Guardian Ad Litem in matrimonial proceedings and is admitted to the State and Federal Bar in New York, New Jersey, and Massachusetts....
Ingrid Gherman
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More than 30 years of experience in all areas of matrimonial law.

Family law attorney who gets results for clients in the New York City area with divorce, division of marital assets, child custody & visitation, child support, spousal maintenance & support, marital & prenup agreements. Read More »
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Hayley A. Chittenden
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New York Family Law Attorney

Pace Law SchoolNew York and U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
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David Ivan Bliven
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(914) 468-0968 445 Hamilton Ave, Ste 607
White Plains, NY 10601
Family, Divorce, Domestic Violence and Juvenile
New York Law School
Attorney David Bliven graduated with honors from Syracuse University in 1993 with a B.A. in Sociology. He went on to serve as a judicial intern and statistician with the NYS Commission on City Court Judicial Reallocation with the Office of the Deputy Chief Administrative Judge.

David Bliven then attended law school at New York Law School, where he graduated with honors and ranked within the top 15% of his class.

He then worked in private practice for a year, doing mostly matrimonial work, before serving as a prosecutor for nearly 3 years with the NYC Administration for Children's Services. There he prosecuted...
Norman M. Block
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 32 years experience
(877) 377-5313 3 Sandford St
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Free ConsultationFamily, Business, Employment and Legal Malpractice
Fordham University School of Law
Andrew Jason Proto
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(914) 946-4808 One North Broadway
Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
Western New England University School of Law
As a former Assistant District Attorney in Westchester County, Andrew gained valuable experience while handling countless felony and misdemeanor cases. While an Assistant District Attorney he prosecuted a variety of criminal cases including murder, drug sale & possession, assault, DWI, theft and many others. Also, while a prosecutor he coordinated various investigations with state and local law enforcement, developing relationships he still maintains today. Now as a criminal defense attorney Andrew has defended all types of criminal investigations and offenses including complex white collar crimes, million dollar thefts, grand and petit larcenies, assault, drug offenses, sex offenses, DWI/DUI,...
Shari Ruth Gordon
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 33 years experience
(914) 962-2722 140 Grand Street, Suite 401
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily, DWI and Divorce
Albany Law School
Shari R. Gordon, Esq.
www.sharigordonlaw.com - Experienced Divorce and Family Attorney.
Since 1986, Shari R. Gordon has been practicing law. Her offices are located in Yorktown Heights and White Plains, New York. The law firm concentrates in matrimonial litigation and divorce mediation and criminal defense. Shari is also admitted to the Eastern and Southern District Courts as well as the United States Supreme Court. In addition to her divorce and family law practice, Shari has an extensive background in criminal defense as a former Senior Staff Trial Counsel with the Criminal Defense Division, Bronx County. She...
Deborah Hope Wayne
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 27 years experience
(914) 365-1200 3000 Westchester Ave
#101
Purchase, NY 10577
Family, Arbitration & Mediation and Divorce
Pace Law School
I advocate for clients who want to take charge of their lives and resolve conflict using a common sense approach. During my more than 20 years of practice, I have handled hundreds of matrimonial and family law matters. While I have extensive litigation experience, I now focus my practice on mediation and collaborative law because most of my clients fell strongly that they want to stay out of court. I want to make a positive difference in the lives of clients going through stressful family transitions. I help mothers and fathers in developing parenting plans that are practical and that...
Christopher Jacques Vauthy
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 20 years experience
(914) 222-1227 118 North Bedford Road
Mount Kisco, NY 10549
Free ConsultationFamily, Arbitration & Mediation, Divorce and Estate Planning
Georgetown University Law Center
Mediator and attorney with extensive experience in prenuptial, separation, divorce, custody, visitation, alimony, elder, business, estate and other family law and adult family issues. Serving mediation clients in Westchester, Putnam & Dutchess Counties in New York and Fairfield, New Haven & Litchfield Counties in Connecticut. Disputes are stressful, and it’s important to make sure you’re comfortable with whatever resolution process you choose. During our 30 minute free consultation, I can answer any questions you might have and let you get a sense of what it would be like to work together.
Frank Catalina
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(914) 736-0087 1013 Brown St
Peekskill, NY 10566
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, DWI and Divorce
University of Bridgeport
Mr. Manuel Portela
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New York County, NY Family Law Attorney with 25 years experience
(212) 927-7363 177 WADSWORTH AVE
New York, NY 10033
Family, Criminal, Domestic Violence and Immigration
American University Washington College of Law
Manuel Portela Manuel@portelalaw.com Law School: The Washington College of Law at American University, Degree: JD 1990 Undergraduate School: Fordham University, 1986 Foreign Language: Spanish Manuel Portela Esq. is the founding partner of The Portela Law Firm, P.C. He specializes in Criminal Defense, Immigration, Family Law and Personal Injury. After graduating from Fordham University and American University Washington College of Law, Mr. Portela accepted an appointment as an Assistant District Attorney at the Kings County District Attorney‘s Office in New York. During his tenure as an Assistant District Attorney, he received extensive training and instruction in the Criminal Court...
Timothy A. Green
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 17 years experience
(914) 683-7900 399 Knollwood Road
Suite 213
White Plains, NY 10603
Family, Construction, Insurance Claims and Medical Malpractice
University of Southern California and Pace Law School
Sari Martin Friedman
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 38 years experience
(914) 873-4410 34 South Broadway
Suite 714
White Plains, NY 10601
Family and Divorce
Friedman & Friedman PLLC, Attorneys at Law is known for their diligence in family law. They represent clients throughout Westchester County with a wide range of divorce and family law cases. The team of Westchester County divorce lawyers has more than three decades of experience assisting clients with family law issues. No matter which side of the divorce case you are on, the team can utilize its skills and experience to fight for you. Schedule your free case evaluation today to begin pursuing a resolution with our experienced firm.
Patrick R. Garcia
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New York Family Law Lawyer with 36 years experience

New York
Karen Jansen
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 19 years experience
(914) 821-5200 445 Hamilton Ave.
Suite 607
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily, Appeals, Divorce and Domestic Violence
Pace Law School
"When representing clients, I am consciously aware of the stress associated with any type of litigation. I try to reduce that stress by being available on a nearly 24/7 basis to answer questions and head off potential problems. I pride myself on prompt return of telephone calls, and I am also sensitive to the importance of the cost considerations of effective representation."


My work focuses on all aspects & types of Family Law including High Net-Worth/High Income Divorce, Same Sex Family Law, Child Custody & Visitation, Child Support, Alimony/Spousal Support,...
Cindy N. Brown
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 4 years experience
(877) 377-8666 188 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal and Landlord Tenant
Charleston School of Law
Christine J. Klein
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 21 years experience
(914) 449-6749 245 Saw Mill River Rd, #106
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Personal Injury
St. John's University School of Law
An experienced litigator, Christine Klein handles family law issues with sensitivity and understanding. Our practice focuses on your family's legal needs. Whether starting a new one by adopting a child or trying to protect the family you have in a custody or divorce proceeding, we'll work with you to help safeguard your family. We work with traditional families as well as with the LGBT community, and single individuals, taking care of your special family's legal needs.
Peter Howard Tilem
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 28 years experience
(877) 377-8666 188 E Post Rd
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily, Criminal, Real Estate and White Collar Crime
Pace Law School
Brandon A. Hawkins Esq.
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer
(800) 318-9750 203 E Post Rd, 1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Family, Civil Rights and Immigration
Quinnipiac University School of Law
Gary F. Miret
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 32 years experience
(914) 347-2300 22 Saw Mill River Rd
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Free ConsultationFamily, Business and Criminal
St. John's University School of Law and St. John's University School of Law
Jay Lloyd Silverberg
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 31 years experience
(914) 809-3000 707 Westchester Avenue
Suite 411
White Plains, NY 10604
Free ConsultationFamily, Bankruptcy, Business and Divorce
Jay Silverberg is a seasoned bankruptcy, business and family lawyer. For more information, go to www.lawyernys.com
Christine Moccia
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 26 years experience
(914) 902-3325 297 Knollwood Road
White Plains, NY 10601
Free ConsultationFamily and Divorce
Fordham University School of Law
I have worked in the area of divorce and family law for over 20 years. Each client presents a unique challenge to me and deserves representation that meets his or her individual needs. I am a graduate of Fordham Law School and a seasoned litigator, advocate, and negotiator. I have practiced in the areas of family law, divorce, the division of marital assets, child support, custody, spousal support, and pension allocation. I have appeared before Justices of the Supreme Court and Family Court in the counties of Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan, and have argued before the...
Martha L. Osorio
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Lawyer with 37 years experience
(800) 318-9750 203 E Post Rd
1st Floor
White Plains, NY 10601
Family, Bankruptcy, Criminal and Foreclosure Defense
Mary Frances Kelly
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Westchester County, NY Family Law Attorney with 47 years experience
(914) 631-2657 399 Knollwood Rd
White Plains, NY 10603
Family, Divorce, Estate Planning and Real Estate
New York University School of Law
Mary F. Kelly, a founding member of Kelly & Knaplund, has practiced family law in Westchester, Putnam, Rockland, Dutchess, and New York counties since 1978. Her achievements in the legal community include service as a charter member of the New York State Permanent Judicial Commission on Justice for Children, which has advocated for court reform in the family law arena since 1988, and she has been a member of the Ninth Judicial District Gender Fairness Committee since 1994. A leader throughout her career, Ms. Kelly has served as President of the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New...
Andrea Catalina
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Free Consultation! Attentive Service and Exceptional Legal Representation!

I am dedicated to diligently and attentively advocating for those with family law matters. I will fight for your family’s rights and interests! Visit my website for more information and call for a free consultation. Read More »
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Elliot Green
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New York Family Law Lawyer with 18 years experience

My name is Elliot Green. Born and raised in Brooklyn, I am proud to serve as a family law attorney for people throughout New York City. I am proud to use my experience to help people like you get through very stressful... Read More »
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Rockland County Family Legal Aid & Pro Bono Services

My Sisters' Place
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New York Council on Adoptable Children
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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.


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.