If you are an unmarried parent of a child and your relationship with the other parent has come to an end, you have the same concerns about custody, visitation and support as any married parent. If you are in a domestic partnership or other non-traditional relationship and you have children or own property together, you can run into significant challenges when you decide to go your separate ways. In either instance, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your rights, one who understands the laws governing custody, visitation, support and property division.
At the offices of Erik B. Jensen P.C., a Professional Corporation, we protected the rights of men and women in Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 1984, including people in same-sex relationships, unmarried parents and individuals cohabitating without marriage. We employ an interdisciplinary approach, looking at your legal concerns from a variety of perspectives, so that we can identify any potential stumbling blocks. We often work with other lawyers or law firms to identify and put in place solutions that meet your specific needs, seeking creative and innovative answers to your problems.
contact our office or call us at 215-798-0544 (toll-free at 1-866-550-4686) to set up an appointment. Your first consultation is always free.
If you are an unmarried parent and paternity has been established, you essentially the same rights as married parents when the relationship ends. At the law offices of Erik B. Jensen P.C., we will work with you at any stage in the breakup of a relationship, whether you are looking to establish temporary or permanent agreements regarding custody, visitation, support and the division or property, or you are involved in proceedings to modify or enforce an existing court order.
We will help you put custody and visitation arrangements in place that are in the best interests of your minor child while protecting and encouraging your role as a parent. We will review all proposed child support orders for compliance with state guidelines and to ensure that all relevant income is included in the calculation. Our attorneys will work with you to determine whether spousal support is necessary and, if so, the amount and frequency of payments. We will also help you with the equitable distribution of jointly acquired property.
If you have entered or are planning on entering into a domestic partnership, we can help you put together an agreement that protects your interests if the relationship ends, identifying how issues such as custody, visitation, support and property distribution will be handled. We will also assist you when a domestic partnership is terminated.
To schedule a free initial consultation, contact us or call us at 215-798-0544 (toll-free at 1-866-550-4686). Our phones are answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We accept all major credit cards and will set up a payment plan, if necessary.
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We serve the Philadelphia, PA area, including Drexel Hill, Chester, Springfield, Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Chester County, Philadelphia County, and surrounding areas, as well as Bellmawr, Camden, Cherry Hill, Camden County, Salem County, Gloucester County, Burlington County, and surrounding areas throughout southern New Jersey.