Family law matters are often the first and, sometimes only, experience that many people will have with the legal system. Confronting the complexities of the legal system can be stressful and even overwhelming, particularly when one is going through the challenges and fears that arise from a divorce or other family dispute. Having an experienced and knowledgeable family law attorney is critical to ensuring you understand and are guided through the various processes and legal issues that can arise in different family law matters. The family law attorneys at Green Chesnut & Hughes help every client navigate the difficult decisions that one can face in family law matters and strive to achieve the best outcome for the client. Our family law attorneys strongly believe that parties should make every effort to settle their differences with alternative dispute resolution processes, such as mediation.

Family law is a field of legal practice that encompasses a number of different areas, many of which may overlap in a single case. These include the areas listed below and click on the area you are interested in for more information:

  • Divorce
  • Custody and Timesharing
  • Child and Spousal Support
  • Grandparents’ Rights
  • Post-dissolution
  • Legal partnerships and same-sex relationships
  • Preparation and negotiation of pre- and post-nuptial agreements
  • Paternity
  • Domestic Violence Orders
  • Juvenile cases (Dependency, Neglect and Abuse actions; Termination of Parental Rights)
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Direct questions to Elizabeth Hughes or Nora Koffman at 859-475-1471