Family law encompasses divorce, separation, child custody, adoption and other watershed events. These are times when the work of a lifetime can be strewn to the winds, or a time when all parties work together to restructure their relationship.
Stephen A. Gold offers both legal services and mediation counseling to help expedite these major life passages. Often, the mediation process, with its collaborative rather than adversarial approach, is the most appropriate. It is important to consult with a qualified attorney if a major change in your family structure appears likely.
Guardianships are sometimes necessary to protect aged parents who have dementia or children with certain disabilities. With proper estate planning, guardianships can sometimes be avoided through proper use of trusts, advance medical directives, and powers of attorney. Stephen A. Gold is experienced in these matters.
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When Can I Start Dating After Separation? It’s a question divorce attorneys hear often. Unfortunately, there is no single answer.