Practice Groups – Family Law
Practice Group – Family Law & Children’s Issues
Legal matters involving the family are often filled with emotional stress. Our family attorneys have the compassion, as well as the legal skill and knowledge, to thoughtfully guide clients through the stressful time periods that come with going through a divorce, child custody dispute or other family matter. We approach each case with care, understanding, and from a holistic perspective so that the best interests of the family are served.
We regularly advise and represent clients on all types of family law issues, including:
Divorce: We guide clients through uncontested or contested divorce, resolving disputes involving child custody, spousal support, property division and other issues.
Child Custody and Visitation: Child custody disputes are often the most stressful matters with which clients must deal; Weguide clients through such disputes with sensitivity and with the best interests of the child in mind.
Child Support:We will assist you in navigating the Virgin Islands’ child support laws and are available to represent you in child support matters so that your children are properly provided for and your rights are protected.
Modification of Court Order: We understand that circumstances change and that there may be a need for a modification of an existing Order pertaining to child custody, child support, or other matters; We are available to assist clients in seeking such a modification.
Domestic Violence: We are highly experienced and trained in matters involving domestic violence and are available to represent clients in obtaining Temporary Restraining Orders, Orders of Protections and other relief to protect clients and their children.
Mediation and Negotiation: We are skilled in effectively representing clients in family mediation and negotiation; We believe that the resolution of family matters through the use of mediation and negotiation is usually in the best interest of our clients, and as such, will utilize our skills in these areas to reach an effective and expeditious resolution to family disputes; However, we recognize thatnot all matters will be resolved through mediation and negotiation and are prepared to aggressively litigate such matters.
Other Family Law Matters:Our family law services listed above are not exhaustive, and we are available to assist clients in other matters pertaining to the family.