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Attorney & Counselor at Law


Practice Areas

Family Law

Family law is increasingly important in a time when families as we know them are changing to include ex-spouses, step-families, adoptions, and every combination of the three, yet there are fewer attorneys practicing in this area. Our office handles the following family law matters in the family courts of the Western New York area (including Erie, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, and Niagara counties):

  • Custody
  • Visitation
  • Child support
  • Paternity
  • Neglect
  • Child abuse

The family court system serves many purposes; the cases it handles do not always have to be contentious. Our office can help with something as simple as modifying support payments or visitations that have already been agreed on by a child's parents. Petitions can also be confusing, and our office can help you get organized and do the paperwork that will get you a court date and order. At the other end of the spectrum, we are also experienced in custody trials and violation hearings.

If you have any issues that you think may fall under the category of family law, please contact our office for a free consultation.