What is family law?

Family law covers legal topics involving marriage and children. Common family law subjects include:

  • Young family couple trying to get loan at bank clerk office. Husband and wife asking social service officer for child adoption permission. Planning future married life expectation mortgage conceptDivorce or annulment
  • Child custody and visitation rights
  • Child support payments
  • Spousal support / alimony
  • Adoption
  • Guardianship and state child protection
  • Domestic violence
  • Restraining orders for adults
  • And much more!

What is family law mediation?

Family law mediation is a method used to resolve family quarrels.  In family mediation a third party mediator like Mathewson Law P.C. helps the two parties smooth out their differences and reach agreements on various points of conflict.  While family mediation can save the parties time and costs associated with trial, the decisions reached are not legally binding, as the process is informal.

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