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Family Law

Wilmington, Delaware Family Law Attorneys When Hard Work, Experience, and Integrity Matter to You

Few legal areas are as emotionally charged as family law, especially when children are involved. In divorce and child custody cases in particular, the adversarial process can increase tensions between the parties that do not abate even after the litigation or negotiation is complete. This makes it all the more important to carefully consider your options.

Experienced, Knowledgeable Legal Assistance

Attorney Shawn Dougherty and her staff handle all family law cases at Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty. They are well equipped to handle all of your family law needs, including:

  • Divorce
  • Adoption
  • Paternity
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Arrearages
  • Visitation
  • Temporary orders
  • Premarital agreements
  • Domestic abuse
  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Spousal support / maintenance
  • Post-divorce modifications
  • Terminations
  • Judgment enforcement
  • Grandparent rights cases
Divorce with Less Stress

To help reduce the tensions mentioned above, divorce lawyer Dougherty employs mediation and other alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes. These methods provide options for families who prefer to stay out of court. ADR provides potential advantages for most cases, including:

  • Lower costs
  • Faster resolution
  • Less emotional stress
  • Preservation of relationships
  • The ability to construct solutions that are outside the authority of the courts

Through the knowledge and experience of attorney Dougherty, the law firm of Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty is well prepared to assist you with any family law, divorce, or divorce-related legal matter. Additional information about family law.

Contact Weik, Nitsche & Dougherty to arrange for an initial consultation with Shawn Dougherty. She will evaluate your case and advise you about your legal options.

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