What encompasses family law?
Family law involves the termination of marriages and the relationships of unmarried couples, child custody, child support, and the creation of pre-marital agreements.
Can any attorney handle family law cases?
Any attorney licensed in the state where the matter is occurring is allowed to handle any type of case. However, as the law has become more complicated, most attorneys concentrate their practice in only one or a few areas to assure they stay current and adept at those area(s).
How do I choose a family law attorney?
Choosing an attorney is a very personal decision. Once you research those who handle family law to narrow the choices, it is wise to interview several attorneys to gage their competence and your confidence. See “Five Critical Questions to Ask When Choosing a Family Law Attorney”.