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Family Law

Family Law deals with the Law regarding family relations.

Family law encompasses such areas as: divorce, adoption, child custody and visitation, children's rights, child support, spousal support (alimony), separation agreements, civilian and military divorce (dissolution of marriage), LGBTQ family issues, marital property division (equitable division), time sharing, 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. This generally involves cases pertaining to dissolution of marriage, nullity of marriage, child custody, child and spousal support, elder law legal issues, domestic violence petitions, and estate planning, wills, contested wills, guardianship, insurance, probate, trusts and other estate related legal issues. Mayersohn Law Group believes it is wise to consult an attorney whenever you are faced with life changes or incidences that are beyond your normal scope of experience. If you are suddenly challenged with an issue that impacts you and your family, always seek the advice of an experienced advocate.

Family Law encompasses such areas as
  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Child Custody & Visitation
  • Children’s Rights
  • Child Support
  • Spousal Support (Alimony)
  • Separation Agreements
  • Civilian & Military Divorce (Dissolution of Marriage)
  • Marital Property Division (Equitable Division)
  • Domestic Partnership Agreements
  • LGBTQ Issues
  • Elder Law Matters
  • Estate Planning
  • Estates and Trusts
  • Wills and Will Contests
  • Probate
  • Insurance
  • Cohabitation Agreements
  • Pre-Marital (Pre-Nuptial) Agreements
  • Marriage & other Legal Issues Pertinent to the Family

"You never really know a man until you have divorced him."
Zsa Zsa Gabor

"There's nothing like a family crisis, especially a divorce, to force a person to re-evaluate his life."
Michael Douglas

Case Study: Prenuptial Agreement

September / 2015

The Problem: Successful, female doctor fell in love with a blue collar man. She and her family were concerned that he was marrying her for all of the wrong reasons.

The Solution: We drafted a prenuptial agreement for the doctor.

The Outcome: The doctor went on to marry her love and her assets were protected. She knew that he was marrying her for the right reasons.

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