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Family Law

 If you have been served with Divorce papers, do not hesitate.. Call our office so that your rights can be preserved as you only have a limited amount of time to respond.

The time limit  is typically 20 days from the day that you received the papers.

To be clear-  "respond" does not mean go to court. Respond means that you have to WRITE and file an answer  with the court within 20 days.   Make sure your response covers all your legal rights concerning your divorce.

Practice Area: Family Law

At the Law Office of Vernita Charles, we regularly represent clients in a wide range of family law cases, including, but not limited to:

  • Divorce
  • Separation
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Spousal support
  • Child support enforcement
  • How to divide the marital estate if a divorce or separation occurs.

We regularly represent clients in contested divorces in court.  We have the necessary skills to aggressively protect your rights in every aspect of your case. However, cases can often be resolved through careful negotiation between the parties so that an agreement can be reached without ever setting foot in court.  The pace of your case depends on the parties.

BOTH people have to agree in order for there to be a settlement. If one doesn't agree, then your case is going to continue.

FAMILY COURT

 We work closely with each client to achieve the best result possible. We understand that a swift, meaningful resolution of any family law matter will help our clients move forward with their lives. However, there are times when the parties WILL NOT SETTLE, and the case must proceed to trial

We also represent unmarried parents or already divorced couples with children in Family Court. Family Court encompasses a wide range of cases, including:

  • Child protective proceedings
  • Domestic violence
  • Paternity matters
  • Child and spousal support matters

At the Law Office of Vernita Charles, our attorneys know that families come in all shapes and sizes. That is why we provide personalized legal counsel that is tailored to your individual needs. We take the time to answer your questions and provide the individually tailored legal counsel you need to achieve the best result possible for your family.

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If you are facing a difficult family law dispute, you need an attorney on your side who will protect your rights. At the Law Office of Vernita Charles, we have the knowledge and skill to answer your questions, explain your options, and provide an effective resolution of your dispute. We have been doing this for 20 years.   

Do you have any questions? Schedule a phone conference with us, so that we have a specific exclusive time to speak just to you.  Do you want to schedule a virtual office  appointment and you do not want to come in? No problem! We can send you a zoom appointment so that we can talk virtually. 

Its your time, your case, and we need to strategize together.

Family, Foreclosure Defense, & Probate. Licensed for over 20 Years


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