St Augustine Family Law Attorneys
Northeast Florida Firm Practicing Marital and Family Law
If you are currently facing family law issues such divorce, child custody, child support, alimony or domestic violence in St. Augustine or the surrounding areas, you should strongly consider consulting a lawyer. Individuals who choose to hire legal representation to guide them through such delicate and stressful situations as these generally have a much easier time in resolving the matter and are often far more successful.
Legal situations involving family relationships can be highly emotional, especially when children are involved. Having a lawyer who is experienced in addressing these delicate matters can be beneficial to all involved and can significantly reduce a great deal of pressure. Family law is a complicated subject, and it is in your best interests to retain an attorney who can represent you in negotiations and in court, resolving the legal complexities and leaving you to focus on getting your family in order and preparing for a new chapter in your life. An experienced divorce attorney will be able to help you navigate the dangerous waters of the law with the greatest chances of successful outcome.
Choosing the Right Attorney for Your Divorce
Your choice of an attorney to represent you in divorce is a very personal decision, and you owe it to yourself to find one whom you feel you can trust with personal matters and the outcome of your case. Regardless of your personal expectations and reasons for hiring a divorce attorney, one thing remains certain: the person you choose to represent your divorce may have a significant impact not only on the final divorce settlement, but on the manner in which it is approached and therefore, the amount of time, money and stress involved in dissolving your marriage. In working on divorce cases for people throughout the Northeast Florida area, the firm strives to work closely with each client in order to determine what will truly be the best approach for their unique situation. The attorneys of the firm take care to save time and money wherever possible, and to limit the amount of stress that both spouses and the children experience throughout the process.
Are you interested in expanding your family by adoption? We have experience with private adoption and adoption agencies or through a private, stepparent, or grandparent adoption.
> Child Custody, Support & Visitation (Time-Sharing)
Every parent wants to do what is best for their children. We will help you come up with a plan that protects your rights and looks out for the people you love the most: your children.
From child custody and support to the division of marital property, there are a lot of things to consider in your divorce settlement. We will look out for your long-term interests and make sure that your parental and property rights are protected.
If your loved one is no longer able to properly care for himself or herself because of sickness, incompetency, or any other cause, we can help you protect them with a guardianship or conservatorship.
> Paternity Actions
Establishing the legal father of a child is an important step for both the mother and the father. If you are involved in a paternity dispute and you want answers, we are here to help.
> Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
It is commonly heard that 50% of all marriages end in divorce. If you are getting married, or are married, and have concerns about what could happen in the future, these agreements are available to protect your property rights and help to define any support obligations that may end up in dispute.