Family Law

DIVORCE, CUSTODY AND ADOPTION

Smith Phillips understands that going through family law issues can be one of the most difficult times in a person’s life, and we are here to assist you.  The decisions you make in a family law case have the potential to follow you for many years to come.  We are dedicated to informing you of your rights and options and helping you navigate through this stressful and traumatic time.

Whether you are facing a divorce with property and debt division issues, a child custody matter, a child support matter or adoption, we are here to help you from the initial meeting to the final resolution of the matter and through post-decree modifications.  We will encourage negotiations to bring about the most amicable and timely resolution possible.  However, if negotiations fail, we have the courtroom experience necessary to fervently represent your interests in Court.

The following are representative family law matters we are experienced in:

  • Divorce
  • Child Support
  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Property and Debt Division
  • Modification
  • Annulment
  • Paternity Action
  • Adoption
  • Emancipation
  • Removal of Disability of Minority
  • Guardianship
  • Conservatorship
  • Name Change
  • Grandparent Rights
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO)

If you have questions about the adoption process, please see our answers to frequently asked questions.

If you have questions about divorce, please browse the following resources: