Family Law, sometimes known as Domestic Relations, covers areas of law having to do with families and children, including adoptions, divorce, paternity, custody, visitation, child support, and orders of protection. A family law attorney will handle issues in a divorce, such as custody and visitation, child support, dividing marital property and debts, dividing retirement accounts (through a Qualified Domestic Relations Order or QDRO), and name changes. A family law attorney can also help enforce a court order by filing a contempt of court motion.
If you need help with a family law issue, you are likely going through a very emotional time and may be struggling with a recent break-up or being separated from children or a long-time home. You may not always be thinking clearly about your legal rights and responsibilities. You need an attorney who can assist you in making the right decisions for yourself and your family.
When searching for a family law attorney, you should look for someone with experience and knowledge in the law and an understanding of your situation. You need an attorney who will have time to work on your case and who will explain every step in the process along the way. You also need an attorney who will return phone calls and keep you informed of what is happening in your case.
If you need assistance with a family law matter, we’re here to help. Dustin Duke has over seventeen years of experience handling family law cases. He understands that each case is unique and is ready to give your case the time that it deserves. Mr. Duke wants to make sure not only that you get the best results possible, but that you understand the legal process and that you are well informed.