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    Family Law Services

    Family law is the term applied to the laws and rules developed regarding family relationships. When you are faced with an important life decision regarding a key family relationship, the advice and assistance of a experienced family law attorney often proves crucial to your understanding of the issues involved and your satisfaction with the ultimate outcome of your family law matter.

    Typically, family law attorneys assist people in making and breaking family relationships. Specific areas within family law representation include the following:

    • Contested and Uncontested Divorce
    • Collaborative Divorce
    • Child Custody / Timesharing
    • Paternity
    • Adoption
    • Prenuptial Agreements
    • Alimony
    • Child Support
    • Domestic Violence
    • Enforcement / Modifications of previous Orders or Agreements

    Family law cases tend to be emotional because they often deal with sensitive issues involving family, money, and property rights. Family law cases can be handled in several ways depending on the significance of the matter and the amount of conflict involved. Mediation with the help of a neutral third party is a possible option to reaching a resolution. In some cases, a judge will be appointed to settle the matter, or the case may go to trial.

    Family law is complex and varies from state to state. When dealing with matters of family law, there are many technicalities an average citizen may not be aware of, which can sacrifice their legal rights. Due to the complexity of family law issues and repercussions of making an uneducated decision, it is wise to seek the help of an experienced family law attorney who can protect and maximize your legal rights. The attorneys at Thurman Law Firm have focused the majority of their practice in family law and have the expertise and ability to focus the case into the actual issues and address them in a way that often brings settlement. However, there are cases that must proceed to trial for the sole reason that the parties ca not agree on certain issues and it is necessary for a Judge to make the final decision. The attorneys at Thurman Law Firm as seasoned trial lawyers and are ready, when necessary, to enter to the courtroom and zealously represent our clients.