Family Law

Family law is an area of the law that deals with domestic relations and family matters, including civil unions, marriage, adoption, surrogacy, paternity actions, child custody and child visitation. The court process for any family law matter can be complex, and it’s best to have an experienced lawyer like attorney John Tucker help explain your rights and to protect your interests. Plus, family-related matters are often charged with emotions. It’s just the nature of close relationships. Attorney John Tucker works closely with his clients to provide practical legal solutions to help make the process run smoothly.

Alternative Resolution Methods: Attorney John Tucker

In family law, mediation, conciliation and arbitration are all types of alternative resolution methods used to resolve family disputes, such as the distribution of assets or child custody. With these alternative methods, a neutral third party helps the two parties identify the issues and reach agreements on different points of contention. Through a series of meetings, parties can often come to an agreed settlement. Attorney John Tucker helps prepare clients for these meetings and also carefully reviews any agreements before signing on the dotted line. When compared to settling matters in the courtroom, these alternative resolution methods are less adversarial, time consuming and expensive. If for any reason, an agreed settlement cannot be reached, attorney John Tucker is prepared to take the matter to court. He files the necessary court papers, gets witnesses ready and is a formidable litigator. All around, attorney John Tucker will fight for your rights and acts in your best interests.

Domestic Violence, Adoption and Paternity Actions

Domestic violence is abuse by one partner against another in an intimate relationship. This includes shoving, sexual assault, hitting, stalking, withholding money and emotional abuse of all kinds. As a matter of fact, divorce can be a triggering event for domestic abuse. If you’re a victim of domestic violence, attorney John Tucker can assist with the legal process of attaining a restraining order for your safety.

In adoption, attorney John Tucker can advise you of all the types and help prepare the legal documents for your protection as a new parent. He also has experience in filing paternity actions to identify the biological father and attaining rights for the child, such as child support.

If you have a family-related matter, turn to attorney John Tucker for legal advice and support. Let his experience work for you.