Domestic Relations/ Family Law 

Domestic Relations / Family Law

ith the increasing complexity and diversity of family and other relationships and the attendant financial, emotional and legal issues that can arise in these areas, The Ratchford Firm is uniquely qualified to assist our clients when they find the need to seek such advice. We serve the needs of our clients in a large range of family and individual matters.

For those contemplating entering into a marriage, we formalize agreements regarding finances, property, custody and other issues. These agreements include:

  • Pre-Nuptial Agreements
  • Post- nuptial Agreements
  • Reconciliation Agreements
  • Custody Agreements and modifications

Unfortunately, some individuals and families find that they must confront conflicts that require dispute resolution, either in the form of a negotiated settlement, mediation, or court litigation. Our lawyers will assist you in resolving disputes as appropriate in your personal situation. The services that we provide in this area include counseling and litigation services for disputes involving:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony and other forms of support
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Custody modifications
  • Distribution and/or use of assets
  • Divorce
  • Domestic violence or other civil disputes involving families
  • Guardianship
  • Modifications of separation and property settlement agreements
  • Paternity and Legitimization
  • Preservation of and avoidance in dissipation of assets
  • Separation and Property Settlement Agreements
  • Visitation Agreements and Parenting Plans

 

    Contact our office today for an initial consultation to discuss your unique family issues.

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