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When Do I Need A Family Law Attorney?

A Family Law Attorney has a wide range of knowledge and has the expertise to guide you in a variety of family law matters. Some matters that a Family Lawyer might assist you with include the following matters:

  1. Divorce- This is probably the most common issue for which most people contact a Family Law Attorney. When initiating and experiencing a divorce, emotions can run high and confusion will ensue. Seek out assistance from an experienced Divorce and Family Law Lawyer to ensure that the process is as smooth as possible from beginning to end.
  1. Domestic Abuse- If you have been mistreated by your spouse or partner, you might consider consulting with a Family Lawyer who will has the knowledge and resources to guide you and advise you in a manner that will keep you and your children safe from more harm.
  1. Child Adoption- An experience Family Lawyer can you help you through the process of legal child adoption and other Family Law Matters.
  1. Guardianship- When a natural parent of a child cannot take care of a child adequately, guardianship might be passed over to a friend or family member. The legal guardian makes all legal decisions regarding the child.
  1. Child Abuse and Neglect- A Family Law Attorney might be consulted when there have been accusations or suspicion of child abuse.
  1. Child Custody and Visitation Rights- During the divorce process or even after the divorce is finalized, parents might reconsider child custody and/or visitation rights of the other parent. A Family Law Attorney can help you decide what is fair and which environment might be best for the child in the eyes of the law.

If you are in Commack, NY, and you have questions about whether you need a Family Law Attorney to assist you with any legal issues, call The Law Offices of Alan L. Finkel at (631) 462-3100 today to schedule a 30-minute complimentary consultation via Zoom.

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Why Should I Hire A Divorce And Family Law Lawyer For My Divorce?

While the reasons for hiring a Divorce and Family Law Lawyer vary immensely from family to family, the most common reason most people do so is during the divorce process. Many couples believe they will have an amicable divorce, while others’ relationships and divorces are more complex. No matter your situation, hiring a Divorce Attorney is always a good idea. Here are a few reasons to consider hiring a Divorce and Family Law Lawyer.

  1. Less stress. Hiring an experienced Divorce and Family Law Attorney will take the burden off the parties involved.
  2. Fewer delays. Because the Divorce and Family Law Lawyer has vast experience in Family Law Matters, the process will move forward quicker and more efficiently than if the parties involved file the case themselves.
  3. Clear and binding. The divorce decree will be clear and concise if an experienced Family Lawyer is the one to create it. There will not be any accidental misinterpretations of the law.
  4. Advice from a knowledgeable expert in Divorce and Family Law. An expert in the field of Family Law can help the parties involved learn all that they are entitled to according to the law.

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While everyone who is considering a divorce might benefit from an attorney, there are special circumstances when couples considering a divorce should always hire a Family Law Attorney. When there has been any history or suspicion of child abuse, child neglect, domestic violence, or sexual abuse on either side, you should never attempt to negotiate your own divorce terms. Hiring a Divorce and Family Law Lawyer is the best path to keeping you and your child(ren) safe during the divorce proceeding and after the divorce is finalized.

A Divorce and Family Law Attorney can help you navigate a peaceful path through an emotionally painful time of life. An experienced Divorce Lawyer will help you find out what you are and are not entitled to and protecting your rights, all while taking into account your family’s specific situation and needs. A Family Law Lawyer definitely has the knowledge and resources to guide you through child custody conflict, guardianship, division of assets, property, and money. The common layman might not be able to negotiate that on his own without the guidance of an expert, when the divorce details are more complex.

If you are in Commack, NY, and you have questions about whether you need a Family Law Attorney to assist you with any divorce questions, call The Law Offices of Alan L. Finkel at (631) 462-3100 today to schedule a 30-minute complimentary consultation via Zoom.

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