When it becomes clear that you need to end your marriage or relationship with your partner, you need to set up a child custody situation that benefits the children, but also works well for both you and the children's other parent. Having children add extra complexity to life, and in divorce situations that's no different. This issue is often hotly contested and turns an otherwise amicable split into one that ends up before the judge. The future of your children is at stake and you need an attorney who will advocate for you to have custody and raise them in the best living environment that you can provide. Attorney Kathryn Jenkins understands the complexities of divorce and works with each client to ensure that they're being represented well and that the child's best interested are kept in mind at all times.
Unlike fairytales, not all marriages end with "and they lived happily ever after." There are numerous challenges that couples of the 21st century face and no one's immune to them. When it becomes clear that you can't struggle through them anymore and need to put a legal end to the partnership, you need an experienced divorce attorney who can help you get through the process as quickly and easily as possible.
Domestic violence takes several forms, it's not just one person being abused by another in a domestic situation. It is manifested in abusive behaviors that occur in many ways including physical, sexual or psychological abuse, or a combination of any of them. It's perpetrated by a family member, typically a current for former spouse but may also include ex-partners, sibling, parents and extended family members and even caregivers like caregivers. Don't suffer in silence anymore; no one deserves to be treated violently. When you need help, Attorney Jenkins can help you find a way to get away from the abusive people in your life.
Family Law for Unmarried Couples
As more people choose to forgo traditional marriages in favor of cohabiting, both opposite sex partners and same sex couples, there are added layers of complexity when problems arise and the couple decides to end their relationship. Attorney Jenkins is committed to protecting your rights as an unmarried person and helping you settle issues relating to raising your children and dividing joint assets. She's handled numerous cases involving unmarried couples and does all that she can to resolve your family issues and to prepare your for an emotionally and financially stable future. And of course, if unmarried couples do decide to marry, she can provide counsel and assistance that pertains to the situation as well. Contact her office today to set up an appointment to discuss your family law issues.
Prenuptial and Cohabitation Agreements
Kathryn Jenkins has years of experience as a family law attorney. She has prepared prenuptial and cohabitation agreements that have been validated by courts. She has also successfully challenged the validity of such agreements. Although there are no guarantees in the law, choosing an attorney who has experience on both sides increases your chances of having an agreement that will stand up to a court challenge.
Wills and Estates
No one likes to talk about the future when it doesn't include them, which is why far too many people pass on without wills and estate plans. In the best case scenario, this leaves family members unsure of what they should do for the funeral and whether or not to sell the home, and in the worst case it tears families apart as siblings, grandkids and distant heirs squabble over possessions. The few hours of uncomfortable feelings that you have as you tackle planning a will and estate will make your heirs extremely grateful to you when they find it easy to carry out your final wishes because you've taken the time to spell out exactly what you want done. Let Attorney Kathryn Jenkins help you create your will and estate plan by calling her office to schedule an appointment today!