Divorce, Custody, Paternity, Guardianship and Adoption
Family law is a legal practice area that focuses on issues involving family relationships, such as adoption, divorce, and child custody, among others.
Since family law matters hit so close to home, having a trusted legal professional by your side can help you ensure your loved ones are properly represented and protected during any legal process.
Trust, Wills and Probate Procedure
We focus on providing the proper representation and advice when dealing with issue such as the drafting of wills, trusts, powers of attorney, and other documents to facilitate the transfer and management of property before and after death.
Depending on the complexity of the estate, the health of the individual, and other factors, everyone will need the services of an estate planning lawyer at some point.
Felony and Misdemeanor Criminal Defense
Criminal law broadly refers to federal and state laws that make certain behavior illegal and punishable by imprisonment and/or fines. Criminal cases, meanwhile, are charges pursued by prosecutors for violations of criminal statutes.
A qualified criminal defense attorney is often a crucial advocate for anyone charged with a crime.
City Governance, Zoning and Property Tax
This area can cover a wide range of issues, including everything from police power, zoning, education policies, and property taxes.
Local city or town councils are primarily responsible for creating municipal law. Since council members are elected from the town's residents, local residents have great control over municipal law, which can vary greatly between municipalities.
Civil and Criminal Cases within Tribal Jurisdiction
Tribal jurisdiction refers to the authority of a tribal governing authority to determine a civil or criminal matter. Tribes have jurisdiction over their members by virtue of their inherent sovereignty.