Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What services does your firm offer?
A: Our firm specializes in family law and estate planning. This includes handling cases related to divorce, child custody, and crafting comprehensive estate plans to protect your legacy and ensure your wishes are respected.

Q: Is there a fee for the initial consultation?
A: No, we do not charge a fee for the initial consultation. It’s an opportunity for us to learn more about your situation and discuss how we can best assist you.

Q: How much does a divorce cost?
A: The cost of a divorce depends on the complexity of your case, including asset division, child custody arrangements, and the extend to which it’s contested. Our fees start at $7,500, but we strive to provide an accurate estimate tailored to your specific circumstances.

Q: How long does the divorce process take?
A: The timeline for a divorce can vary significantly based on factors like the court’s caseload, the complexity of your case, and whether it’s contested or uncontested, but many cases can be resolved in only a few months.

Q: Can you help with modifying child custody or support orders?
A: Yes, we can assist with modifying existing child custody or support orders. Changes in circumstances, such as relocation, changes in income, or changes in the child’s needs, can necessitate a review and modification of the original orders.

Q: What is involved in estate planning, and why is it important?
A: Estate planning involves preparing legal documents to manage and protect your assets both during your lifetime and after your death. This can include wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and healthcare directives. It’s crucial for ensuring your wishes are honored and your loved ones are provided for in your absence.

Q: How can I prepare for my initial consultation?
A: To make the most of your initial consultation, it’s helpful to gather any relevant legal documents, list any questions or concerns you have, and be prepared to discuss the goals for your case. This preparation can help us provide more specific advice and recommendations.

Q: Do you offer mediation services for divorce and child custody?
A: Yes, we offer mediation services as a way to resolve disputes amicably outside of court. Mediation can be a cost-effective and less adversarial approach to resolving issues related to divorce and child custody.

Q: What should I do if I need immediate legal assistance?
A: If you require immediate legal assistance, especially in situations that may affect your safety or the safety of your children, please contact our office directly. For emergencies, always call 911 first.

Q: How can I get started with my case?
A: The best way to get started is to schedule an initial consultation with our team. You can do this by contacting our office via phone or email. During the consultation, we will discuss your situation in detail and outline the next steps for moving forward with your case.