Serving Northeastern Pennsylvania
Family Law refers to a broad range of laws governing divorce, separation, child custody, child support, adoption, alimony, and other domestic matters. Attorney Clause can help with all types of family law proceedings. She is dedicated to providing personal attention and compassionate services to attain the best possible result for you and your family. When you call her, she promises to handle all of your family law matters in an efficient and reliable manner.
Spousal Support and Alimony
Division of marital assets
Property settlement agreements
Child Custody: Child custody issues can be difficult for both parents and children, and often times custody disputes carried out in court can be time consuming and complex. Based on the evidence, testimony presented by experts and both sides, the court can determine which of several child custody arrangements serves the best interest and welfare of the child. Attorney Clause will assure that you understand the legal process, terminology, the standards review and fight to protect and foster your parental rights.
Are you contemplating a divorce? Get in touch with Attorney Clause today.
Protection from Abuse Orders
Adoption: Adoption establishes a legal parent-child relationship between individuals who have no biological relationship. The legal adoption proceedings can be lengthy and confusing and involve very extensive procedures. Often, the adoptive parent will require the assistance of an experienced family lawyer to ensure that all legal requirements are met. Because adoption laws vary from state to state, it is important to select an attorney who is familiar with your state’s procedures.
Child Support: All parents have a legal as well as a natural obligation to help support their children. The amount of child support awarded depends on the specific custody arrangement, the income of each parent, and the amount of time the child spends with each parent. You can count on Attorney Clause to make certain needs are met and that your concerns are addressed at all stages of the child support process. Every effort will be made to ensure that you receive a fair support amount. She can also help with the enforcement or modification of your child support agreement.
Alimony/Spousal support: Alimony payments are a part of many divorce settlements. Alimony is designed to provide adequate income for the spouse who was financially dependent on the other spouse during a marriage. Alimony Pendente Lite is spousal support provided during the seperational period.If you need legal assistance regarding alimony or another family law issue, contact AttorneyTammy Lee Clause's office today and she will make sure that you get a fair alimony agreement.
Division of marital assets is an integral component of a divorce proceeding. The best way to understand your legal rights is to contact a qualified family law attorney, like Tammy Lee Clause, Esquire, who can protect your interests and your assets and advise you how to proceed.
Pre-nuptial agreements are legal contracts formed between individuals who intend to marry. The purpose of this agreement is to stipulate the division of assets and property in the event of divorce or death. They are a practical way to prepare for unforeseeable future occurrences. Laws governing pre-nuptial agreements vary by state, and a knowledgeable family law attorney can work with you to create a pre-nuptial agreement that is both legally valid and fair to all parties involved. So why wait? Get in touch with Attorney Clause right away.
Abuse occurring constantly between family members or between persons involved in an intimate relationship is termed as domestic violence. Each state recognizes different behaviors as domestic abuse, some of which are punishable under criminal law. Often times, one party may petition the court for a Protection From Abuse Order (PFA). This is to prevent the other person from harming, contacting, or otherwise disturbing them. With the assistance of a qualified family lawyer like Attorney Tammy Lee Clause, victims of domestic violence can take appropriate steps to document abuse and protect themselves from further harm.
Getting a name change can be a lengthy and time-consuming process. Whatever the reason for the name change, whether it's because you're getting married or divorced, or maybe you just don't like your name and you want one that suits you better you can contact Attorney Clause for assistance. Attorney Clause can make certain that all of the necessary documentation is completed and submitted to assure that your name change proceeds efficiently and without problems.
Child custody disputes are not just restricted to parents' rights. There are several cases of grandparents also wanting to make sure that their rights to visitation are protected. If you are a grandparent who has concerns about maintaining access to your grandchildren, contact Attorney Clause today.
If the parties have already mutually agreed on division of assets, Attorney Clause can assist in drafting the final agreement.
Every divorce proceeding is different. You need an experienced and skilled Attorney to protect you and your family's interest as well to maintain harmony within the family.