Types of Family Law Cases We Handle
While divorce is a primary area, it’s not the only type of case we handle. No matter what your family's circumstance may be, we have the experience and dedication needed to help see you through. Some of the types of family law cases we handle include:
Our goal is efficient and cost-effective resolutions that avoid litigation, but we are prepared to assert your position in court regarding property, children or finances.
Our lawyers have represented personnel of Fort Richardson and Elmendorf Air Force Base. We are familiar with the special challenges relating to military pay, benefits, and deployment.
If you are living apart but do not wish to divorce for legal, financial, religious or social reasons, we can protect your interests in this process.
Domestic Partnership Dissolution
Because common law and same-sex marriages are not recognized in Alaska, you will need representation to assert your rights in property division and custody matters.
Marital Property Division
Alaska is an equitable distribution state, but valuing assets and deciding how to split them can be a very complicated task. We determine what's joint property and offer creative ways to divvy it up.
Financial support may be ordered by a court if there is a big disparity in earning power, or "alimony" can be negotiated as part of the property settlement.
Child Custody and Visitation
We begin with the best interests of the child and focus on solutions that address our clients' concerns while fostering ongoing cooperation between parents. We also handle custody modifications when a child is at risk or the parenting schedule needs to be altered.
There is a formula, but many factors can result in higher or lower levels of support. We represent either parent in determination, modification, and enforcement of support obligations.