Family Law

Bressler offers one of the region’s most sophisticated and diverse Family Law practices.  Whether our client is seeking resolution in a custody matter or in need of guidance through a divorce proceeding, our attorneys strive to overcome the challenge at hand both quickly and efficiently.  Bressler attorneys have worked with clients on the full range of disciplines that make up family law, a sampling of which includes:

  • Pre- and mid-marital agreements
  • Divorce and civil union litigation, mediation and arbitration
  • Marital settlement agreements
  • Spousal support, alimony and palimony
  • Child support, custody and parenting time
  • Collaborative practice
  • Paternity
  • Equitable distribution
  • Property valuation and distribution
  • Retirement benefits and qualified domestic relations orders
  • Domestic partner arrangements
  • Non-marital cohabitation and separation agreements
  • Domestic violence and restraining orders
  • Post judgment modification and enforcement
  • Business structuring/restructuring
  • Estate planning and tax counsel

We consistently strive to create a relationship of trust and confidence.  Our Family Law team has resolved some of the region’s largest and most complex equitable distribution claims.  Our lawyers have achieved success in landmark cases involving grandparent visitation and foreign divorce enforcement.  We have advocated our client’s position throughout contentious interstate custody disputes, as well as devised, interpreted, enforced, defended and overturned a wide array of marital agreements.  Additionally, we frequently address post-divorce matters, including modifications of alimony, child support, parenting time and custody.

Our attorneys have represented financial institutions in connection with such issues as pension matters, garnishments, subpoenas and qualified domestic relations orders.  We are also retained by family-owned or privately-held businesses grappling with family succession planning.  Our clients have included professional athletes, renowned entertainers, business owners, corporate executives, authors, government officials, lawyers, physicians and accountants, as well as the spouses of such individuals.  The firm’s competitive fee structure enables our attorneys to offer services to a far reaching and distinctive clientele.

Every lawyer in the group is an experienced litigator.  Our Family Law team has served a multitude of different clients from many walks of life.  Our practice leader has also been called upon to serve as a special master, referee, guardian, neutral evaluator, mediator and arbitrator in matrimonial cases.  Our multidisciplinary approach to family law, estate planning, business planning and tax law serve as the catalyst for both building bridges to reconciliation and creative and effective advocacy in the event litigation ensues.