Family law is the branch of law that deals with legal services such as marriage, divorce, custody, paternity, child support, and spousal support, as well as other issues that come up when getting married, having children, and getting divorced.
Because this is a complex issue involving your loved ones, you should contact an attorney who specializes in the matter who can handle your case in the most professional way possible at the least emotional, financial, and time expense to you.
In any case, a family lawyer can help you with:
Estates and Wills
A will is a legal document that declares how you want your property to be managed after you die.
A family law attorney helps people draft these documents ensuring that all of its clauses are fully legal according to the terms of your will. They also can ensure that the estate is administered in the way that the deceased declared through the will.
Divorce and Legal Separation
Divorce is probably one of the most exhausting experiences a family can face. Emotions can be very strong and make it impossible to resolve issues calmly.
Divorce attorneys can act as mediators and help you resolve conflict so that you have the best possible outcome in the particular circumstances of the divorce.
A prenuptial agreement is a contract signed before marriage. While the content of such a contract may vary from case to case, its primary purpose is to clarify the provisions for spousal support and property division in case of divorce. A family lawyer can help a couple draft a prenuptial agreement and legally address any issues that may arise in the contract.
Child Custody Agreements
When a couple separates, one of the toughest issues to deal with has to be the situation of the children. Child custody is agreed by both parents, and a competent family lawyer can assist the separating parents in drafting such an agreement the best way possible.
Additionally, with the support of a family attorney, you can get a fair deal during the child custody process.
A family lawyer can help you deal with common cases such as divorce, prenuptial arrangements, child custody, guardianship, and others.
If you find yourself in a complicated family situation that needs legal support, at Danks & Danks, we can help you, advise you and defend you no matter the cost in Indiana, Kentucky, and Illinois. You can even call us for a free consultation and discuss your case with an expert.