Divorce / Dissolution

Family law issues are a unique blend of personal and financial issues that often involve the entire family, as well as your individual financial future. An attorney who is experienced and knowledgeable is a basic need. An attorney who is not only experienced and knowledgeable but also accessible and available to become fluent in the details of your case is the difference between an optimal outcome and a disappointing outcome because family law cases are abut the specific facts of your case. There is no typical family law case.

Collaborative Divorce

There are several methods for handling a dissolution case, from litigating to mediation to collaborative divorce.  Each has advantages and each is suitable to only certain situations.  For all clients who anticipate conflict or who have significant or complex assets and holding, Peg recommends collaborative divorce.  Collaborative is a private, contract-based divorced process that is more cost-effective and time-efficient than litigation.  Collaborative divorce was founded as an alternative to the procedural and adversarial nature of litigation while maintaining both parties’ having the advice and advocacy of counsel. 

Probate

Whether planning how to hold and dispose of your estate or in the wake of a family loss, clients can rely upon us for honest and cost-effective counsel that is compassionate in assisting you through your estate planning or probate process. Usually, probate can be managed rather easily, with simple filings with the court and careful record-keeping and accounting. However, if conflicts arise, we address them directly, always cognizant of the fact that you do not want or need additional stress at this time and that you hope to preserve your assets and not waste them on fees and court battles.  At the time of probate, a death or a structural change in holdings or the family, we provide simple and direct representation to minimize difficulty and conflict to ease you through the process.