This area of the law includes many legal issues such as adoption, divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, spousal support, paternity, and property division.
Wills and Trusts
A wills and trusts are some of the most important estate planning documents a person should have. JDJ Law Firm can help you prepare your will or trust.
Guardianships and Conservatorships
Guardianship and conservatorship is a legal relationship between a competent adult and a minor child or an incapacitated adult (the ward). In this relationship, the guardian or conservator is given the right to act on behalf of the ward in making certain decisions affecting the ward's life.
Mediation is a process where parties come together and negotiate their differences outside of court. The parties themselves can determine what issues are discussed and what solution best resolves each issue. Judy D. Johnson is a certified family law and probate mediator.
An appeal is a request to a higher court to review, and potentially change, the decision of a lower court. The timelines for appeals vary depending on the type of case.
Juvenile court is a part of the regular court system designed to hear matters concerning children involved with the Department of Human Services, Adoptions, or cases where children have committed criminal offenses.