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Family Law Attorneys Serving Lake County, Indiana

Northwest Indiana Family Law Lawyers

Family is one of the most important assets that we have. It makes sense, then, that there is an extensive collection of rules and regulations designed to help protect it. Family law is an area of the law that has to do with the responsibilities and rights of parents, children, and spouses in the family setting. Because family legal problems tend to arise when issues in a family relationship bubble to the surface, it is important to understand potential legal implications that every decision you make can have, as well as any options available if you find yourself in need of legal redress.

Common Issues

At Funk & Wendlinger, LLC, we are happy to help you with any kind of family law issue you might encounter. Some of the most common relationship and family issues involved things to do with parenting and child custody. During these kinds of cases, it is important that courts have all of the information necessary to make the best decision for the child in question. That’s why you need an experienced family law attorney who can make sure that the court fully understands the issues at hand as well as any further concerns you might have about the safety of your children or spouse. Keep in mind that custody is not the only thing that family law attorneys handle, however, as some of the other cases we encounter include:

  • Adoption
  • Alimony / Spousal Maintenance
  • Child Custody / Parenting Time
  • Child Support
  • Divorce & Legal Separation
  • Domestic Violence
  • Grandparents Rights
  • Paternity / Parentage
  • Pre & Post Nuptial Agreements
  • Property Division
  • Uncontested Divorce

Without timely action from the local authorities and courts in cases like the above, you could find your path to custody, adoption, child support, or divorce much harder than it should be. The ability to file things on time is perhaps especially important in cases of domestic violence or child abuse. When you need an attorney that understands how the system works and how to ensure that your case is handled effectively and efficiently, contact Funk & Wendlinger, LLC, today. Our experienced lawyers can help with all manner of family law issues, and we will work hard to ensure that your case reaches a favorable conclusion.

The Role of the Courts

Depending upon the issue at hand, the court system will play a big role in your life for awhile. Most issues regarding relationship and family issues are handled by specialized courts known as family courts. The decisions reached by these court systems will have a significant impact on your life, so make sure that you understand how the process works. Or, even better, ensure that you have an attorney who understands what to in order to best ensure that your case receives the kind of care and attention it deserves.

The Role of the Lawyer

When it comes to family law questions, you might be wondering why a lawyer is even necessary. Many people think that they can just go to family court and take care of thing all on their own. The reality of the situation, of course, is that this is not the best way to ensure that you receive the most favorable outcome possible. In fact, not hiring a family law attorney is a great way to find yourself in a world of hurt. The laws regarding the issues discussed above – things like adoption, custody, child support, and even domestic violence disputes – can be complex, and often require the knowledge of an expert to be fully understood.

With the above in mind, we hope you are beginning to see how important it is to hire the best family attorney you possibly can. At Funk & Wendlinger, LLC, we are proud to offer you expert help by attorneys who have spent their careers helping other individuals just like yourself. We can help ensure that you receive the best outcome possible – indeed, that is our entire goal. We will work hard to make sure that your case is handled well. Even more than that, however, we will work hard to try and make the confusing and frustrating experience of dealing with the law as quick and painless as possible for you. We can also ensure that you don’t miss any filing deadlines or court dates, both issues that could significantly negatively affect your case.

When your family is at stake – do not settle. Contact the family law attorneys at Funk & Wendlinger, LLC today for help!

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