Matrimonial & Family

The Firm’s mission statement in managing matrimonial and family law-related matters is to achieve an amicable, expeditious, affordable and proper disposition of the parties’ financial and custody issues, while at all times remaining focused on the client’s best interest. Members of the Firm have lectured and written extensively about various matrimonial topics. While the firm has developed a recognized concentration in business and license valuations in the divorce settlement, they are equally facile and experienced in handling custody, relocation and
support issues.

 

Divorce (or the dissolution of marriage) is the termination of a marital union.  There are many reasons or circumstances that can lead a person to decide to dissolve their marriage.   We will work with you to devise the best strategy for your case. From our initial meeting we will take the time to walk your through the steps of the divorce and manage your expectations every step of the way.  We look to resolve issues and work together to achieve amicable solutions.  When agreements are not able to made, we are positioned and highly skilled in taking the divorce to the courtroom.

 

Family law proceedings which involve issues of child custody generate the most acrimonious disputes. While most parents cooperate when it comes to sharing their children and resort to mediation to settle a dispute, not all do. Child custody, visitation and support are issues that are addressed during a divorce when there are children of the marriage. When children are born out of wedlock, then these issues, as well as paternity, are handled in Family Court. The amount of support is determined by the state’s child support guidelines, which include the parents’ incomes, the number of children requiring child support and the interests of the children.

Jeffrey L. Catterson

 

Michael F. LoFrumento

 

Amanda L. Carlson

 

Robin M. Quitko

 

 

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