Family Law

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Support For You And Your Family

De Falla Law will be a compassionate and strong advocate for you and your family.  I will protect your interests and successfully resolve your family law matters while remaining mindful of the costs and your time.

I handle a range of family law issues that involve marriage and children including:

  • Divorce
  • Legal Separation
  • Child Support
  • Child Custody and Visitation
  • Spousal Support
  • Division of Assets and Debts
  • Post-Divorce Modifications
  • Pre-nuptial Agreements
  • Marital Agreements
  • Annulment

DIVORCE

It is your future.  I can help you move towards it with dignity and hope.

Divorce places all family members under tremendous emotional stress, even if it is amicable. You are likely worried about your children and your finances, in addition to having  feelings about the break up itself.  The conflict may seem overwhelming. I can help. For decades I have been guiding women and men through the difficult process of divorce.

I will explain the divorce process and help you gain back control. I do that by listening carefully to your concerns, then creating a plan to meet your needs. Communication is key, and staying in close touch with you is my highest priority. We will make decisions together after a full discussion of options, and cost is always considered.

My commitment to you…

  • Communication: I am easily accessible. I will answer your call or email promptly and talk when you are available. I believe you have a right to communicate with your attorney whenever you need to.
  • Finances: I work efficiently to keep costs down. My goal is to complete the process as soon as possible. I have advanced training in minimizing conflict, which is another way to reduce the overall cost.
  • Results: I get the job done. After helping hundreds of families transition through the divorce process I know how to get the job done, protect your rights and assets, and reduce the stress on you and your family.

By your side every step of the way…

Navigating the complexities of a divorce can be daunting. Most people find it is a huge relief to have a lawyer to help them with some or all of their divorce proceeding. You have enough to deal with.

Let me take some of the worry off your shoulders so you can focus on getting through these tough times and begin to plan for your new and better life ahead.

 

LEGAL SEPARATION

Sometimes a legal separation is the right choice for couple, for financial, religious, or other reasons. Most of the time you will be going through the same emotional, legal, and financial issues as in a divorce. I can help you decide if the legal separation is the right thing for your circumstances and help you through the process.

 

PRE-NUPTIAL AGREEMENTS

If you and your fiancé have decided to have a prenuptial agreement, De Falla Law can handle that for you. You may be concerned that it will cause some stress to talk about money, death, or divorce at this happy time, but you can relax. I am experienced in handling the discussions in a positive, efficient, and cost effective way. I’ll get you your document and you’re on your way.

 

 MARITAL AGREEMENTS

Sometimes couples decide they want to make an agreement about their community property, separate property, debts, or other financial issue while they are married. These agreements are called marital agreements, and usually require the help of a lawyer. I can provide you with expert guidance and draft the document so that you can be sure your intentions are carried out.

 

ANNULMENT

Although rare, occasionally an annulment is the right process to end a marital relationship. I am committed to handling your matter with discretion. I have been successful in obtaining annulments, and can advise you about your rights, and guide you through the process.