Family law issues are among the most personal, and often sensitive, of all legal matters. From the emotional high of finalizing an adoption to the emotional low of a contentious custody battle, family law matters typically evoke strong emotions from all involved. The emotional nature of family law issues makes it even more important to have the competent and compassionate family law attorneys at the Fort Worth, Texas law firm of Puls Haney PLLC on your side.
What Type of Cases Are Included in Family Law?
People frequently associate divorce with the area of the law known as family law. While divorce certainly does fall under the family law umbrella, family law attorneys handle a wide variety of legal issues that impact the family unit, including:
The decision to end a marriage is rarely made easily. Once made, however, the legal process of divorce begins. Ideally, a divorce can be settled amicably out of court by negotiating a mutually agreeable marital settlement agreement. A divorce can turn adversarial overnight, however, which is why you need an experienced attorney by your side.
Pre- and Post- Nuptial Agreements
With second (and subsequent) marriages the norm, future spouses often need to protect assets and children when they enter into a new marriage by executing a pre-nuptial agreement. Conversely, when a marriage ends, the parties may wish to amicably settle all issues using a post-nuptial agreement.
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Child custody disputes can rapidly become contentious, even hostile, with the children caught in the middle. Your choice of legal representation is crucial when your child’s future is involved.
Child and Spousal Support
Although support issues are addressed during the course of a divorce, circumstances often change post-divorce that call for a review and revision of those orders.
Property and Asset Disputes
Disputes over property and assets can arise before, during, or after a marriage as well as among other family members. AN experienced family law attorney can help you reach an agreement, when possible, or aggressive represent your interests when an agreement is not forthcoming.Moreover, victims are often unaware that many of the same laws and rules of the road apply to boaters, meaning a negligent boat operator can be held monetarily liable for all your injuries.
Post-Divorce Challenges and Modifications
Unlike other areas of the law, the orders issued in a divorce are frequently re-visited years after the original decree is entered. Whether you wish to challenge the original judgment of divorce, or modify the provisions of a divorce, you need an experienced family law attorney to help you navigate the court system.
At the Dallas/Fort Worth law firm of Puls Haney we understand the serious and sensitive nature of family law issues which is why we are committed to providing you with highly competent, yet compassionate, legal representation. Contact the Fort Worth attorneys at Puls Haney by calling 817-338-1717 or by filling out our online contact form.
Julie E. Morris
Julie E. Morris is of counsel with Puls Haney, P.L.L.C. Julie has represented both individual and businesses in a variety of litigation and family relationship matters, including family law matters, divorce proceedings, custody disputes, estate planning, and probate litigation.