Roanoke Family Law Attorney
At MichieHamlett Law Firm, our Roanoke family law attorneys have years of experience providing skilled and comprehensive representations to Virginia clients. Our top priority is to protect you and your family when you need it most. We are poised to help with every aspect of family law, from a contested divorce to a child custody modification order. Family law matters can be complicated, which is why you need a skilled legal advocate on your side.
Common Types of Virginia Family Law Matters
Most people think about family law as just divorce or child custody, but there are many other legal issues that family lawyers can assist with. Some of the other most common matters we handle at MichieHamlett Law Firm include:
- Prenuptial and Post-marital Agreements: Many couples are looking at prenuptial agreements or post-marital agreements. These legal agreements set forth certain rights and/or conditions should the couple get divorced, or one spouse passes away. Some people think prenuptial agreements are just for wealthy people, but a lot of younger couples use them to avoid being responsible for each other’s debt.
- Annulment: An annulment is an option in limited cases where someone’s Virginia marriage is void or voidable.
- Adoption: Adopting a child is not easy, and the Virginia court system plays an important role in determining whether potential parents are fit to become adoptive parents. The court will also appoint a guardian ad-litem to represent the child’s interests during the adoption process. You need a legal advocate on your side who can best prepare you for what happened throughout the process.
- Delinquent Alimony or Child Support Payments: If your ex was ordered to pay you alimony or child support, or both, and is behind, you can pursue action with the court. Your ex will then have to appear before the judge and explain why their payments are late.
How a Roanoke Family Law Attorney Can Help
We can handle any legal issue that falls under family law. For example, when it comes to divorce, we can handle every aspect related to the divorce you need. That includes a property settlement agreement, child custody agreements, child support, and alimony payments, etc. In cases where you suspect your ex is hiding something or was never upfront about their assets, we can help uncover hidden assets. We also work with industry experts, if necessary, who can help locate missing assets.
Without resolving all these issues, you cannot finalize your divorce. It’s very easy for couples to get caught up in the emotional aspects of a divorce, and that can turn into a contentious battle that drags on and on. Our job as your attorneys is to bring an objective perspective and help you resolve your issues as quickly as possible. Dragging out a divorce is never good for anyone, especially if you have children.
Contact Our Roanoke Family Law Attorneys Today
If you have a family law matter that you need assistance with, don’t hesitate to pick up the phone and call our Roanoke family law attorneys. We are here to help with all your Virginia family law needs. Call our office today to schedule an initial consultation.