Matthews North Carolina family law and divorce attorneys. We handle many divorces both contested and uncontested.
At the heart of every divorce are four issues:
1. Division of community and/or marital property,
2. Division of debt,
3. Custody of any children, and
4. Payment of child and/or spousal support
If you are not familiar with family law then just consider it as related to all legal issues regarding that touch upon a family. This branch of law covers plenty of family topics like domestic relationships, creation of a union and starting a marriage, partnerships and also ending those unions, like with divorce, termination. All of those things can lead to custody issues, alimony, property division and even child support. But that is not all, marriage and divorce are just a small part of family legal issues covered by family law, things like child abuse, domestic abuse, adoption and many other fall under the family law.
At Semirog Law we recognize that divorce, separation, custody disputes and so on, could lead to highly contested and stressful situations. Over the years we have developed experience and expertise to be able to guide you and help you during these at times trying times. We specialize in:
- Separation Agreements
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Domestic Violence
- Equitable Distribution
The statute is the most commonly used for family law, but many precedents have been made and they can play a crucial role, of course this can vary from state to state and can change over time. The most commonly used judiciary body for family law is the state family court, but other courts also have jurisdiction over family law issues. Depending on the administrative body individuals may be granted to proceed without a lawyer, but family law is known to lead to complications so hiring an attorney is advisable.
Definition of Family Law:
“Family Law is a multi-faceted area of law that deals with family relations. Family law encompasses such areas as: adoption, child custody and visitation, children's rights, child support, spousal support (alimony), separation agreements, civilian and military divorce (dissolution of marriage), marital property division (equitable division), elder law matters, estate planning, estates and trusts, wills and will contests, probate, insurance, cohabitation agreements, pre-marital (pre-nuptial) agreements, marriage and other legal issues pertinent to the family.
Family law courts generally hear cases pertaining to dissolution of marriage, legal separation of the parties, nullity of marriage, child custody, child and spousal support, elder law legal issues, domestic violence petitions, and estate planning cases like wills, will contests, guardianship, insurance, probate, trusts and other estate related legal issues.” source: http://www.statelawyers.com/Practice/Practice_Detail.cfm/PracticeTypeID:45
At Semirog Law we offer more than just legal advice, we offer full support as we know that any issues regarding family disputes are very emotional. Breakup, divorce, child custody, all those can be very traumatic, which is why we take your emotions into account as well and provide the most competent and calm form of legal representation. We can help you work out disputes regarding property division, financial issues as well as children related issues and help you come to a mutual agreement.
We offer our services with your best interest in mind and fight together with you until the best solution is achieved. But not everything is dark, we can help you in happy times as well by offering our legal advise for newlyweds, couples planning to protect their family by protecting their assets as well as helping out with adoption issues and legalities involved.
We have what it takes to help you come to the right closure by helping you in your decisions and lay a path to a better future for you and your family. It is our honor to be your legal representative in the times of emotional struggle. We offer confidential family law services, so don’t hesitate to contact us or call us to schedule a meeting.
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