From adoption to divorce and everything in between, an array of important family law matters are handled by Hallack Law, PLLC. Regardless of your current legal concerns, you can depend on Jen Hallack to provide the high-quality counsel and representation you desire.

Dissolution

Even the most harmonious of couples may find themselves pursuing divorce. This process is always painful, but with Jen Hallack’s assistance, it can at least be completed in a cooperative, peaceful manner. Hallack Law, PLLC handles all aspects of marriage dissolution, including spousal support, child support, custody, visitation, and division of property.

Child Custody & Support Matters

Child custody and support are two of the most contentious issues related to divorce. Jen Hallack helps her clients develop custody and support arrangements that work for the parents, but also prioritize the child’s best interests. Jen’s experience in the area allows her to offer advice and suggestions that get parents past the gridlock and disagreements. These arrangements are often created in a cooperative manner, but if litigation is required, Hallack Law can provide the aggressive representation needed to achieve a favorable outcome.

Custody & Child Support Modifications

Changing circumstances regarding work, expenses, or parenting abilities may require parents to consider changes to their current child custody and support arrangements. In many cases, parents fail to agree on the terms of these modifications, and the assistance of a family lawyer is needed. Jen has extensive experience advising clients on how to pursue the changes they need, and whether they can expect a favorable outcome if litigation is necessary.

Decree & Maintenance Modifications

When a family’s situation changes after a divorce or legal separation, child custody and support are just two of many arrangements that may require adjustment. Spousal support obligations may also be adjusted. particularly if the spouse making the payments experiences unemployment, significant medical bills, or other forms of financial hardship.

Adoptions

Whether it involves an agency, a private arrangement, or the biological child of a spouse, adoption is a beautiful way to build a family. Unfortunately, this process can be procedurally complicated and confusing, even when all parties agree. Hallack Law, PLLC can assist with a variety of legal concerns associated with the adoption process.

Qualified Domestic Relationship Orders

Qualified domestic relationship orders (QDROs) allow spouses or ex-spouses to collect money from retirement accounts. This type of domestic relationship order is a necessity when a portion of a spouse’s retirement account or pension plan is awarded to the other spouse in a divorce.

Committed Relationships

More and more couples are choosing to forgo marriage in favor of committed relationships or domestic partnerships. It is somewhat easier for these romantic partners to go their separate ways than it is for married couples, but it may still be prudent to pursue legal protection, especially if children are involved.

Pre & Post-Nuptial Agreements

Pre and post-nuptial agreements are excellent precautionary measures for married couples or for those who plan to wed in the near future. Regardless of whether the agreement is reached before or after your marriage, this will simplify the division of assets in the event of a divorce. Hallack Law, PLLC can assist in crafting an agreement that works for you and your spouse.