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Encino Divorce & Family Lawyer

Helping San Fernando Valley Families Through Tough Times

If you are dealing with any area of family law, it is extremely important that you get a knowledgeable lawyer on your side that you can trust. At Cutter & Lax, Attorneys at Law, we have shown throughout the years that we can be trusted to provide our clients with the reliable legal assistance that they deserve. We have more than 30 years' collective experience and include an attorney who is board certified in family law; we understand how complex these cases can be and are dedicated to helping our clients to protect their best interests.

Want to learn more about the cases we handle? Read below!

Family Law
The legal area of family law can incorporate a wide range of situations. From dissolving marriages to adopting a new child into a family, these legal situations are typically both emotionally charged and complex. It is therefore extremely important to get a knowledgeable attorney involved as soon as possible.

Divorce
The idea of splitting a marriage is never a simple one—let alone when the law gets involved. At our firm, we know what you're facing and we are prepared to do everything possible to ensure that our clients get the help that they deserve. You can trust we will do everything to represent your best interests.

Legal Separation
In some cases, a married couple make be looking for a split, but a divorce is simply not the option for them. Often, this is due to either religious concerns or may stem from another personal reason to keep the legal status of marriage. In these situations, we can help you explore the option of a legal separation.

Annulment
If you are looking to go beyond a divorce and are, instead, looking to make it as if the marriage never existed in the first place, our firm can help you with the seeking of an annulment. If this is achieved, the law will view the marriage as nullified—it will be as if it never happened at all.

Property Division
In the state of California, divorces are dealt with using community property laws. This means that property acquired during the marriage will be "community property," unless it was specified for one person. This can complicate property division—let our firm step in and help.

Child Custody
One of the most delicate issues dealt with in any San Fernando Valley divorce is determining who will be awarded custody. At our firm, we know how important protecting your family is to—you can trust that we will do everything possible to come up with a solution hat suits you and your child(ren).

Child Support
Disputes regarding who should pay child support and how much should be paid can be heated and quickly dissolve into difficult situations. If you are looking for someone who will help ensure that your rights are fully protected, you need not look any further. Give us a call today!

Spousal Support
When finances are brought into any divorce case, it can get ugly—and ugly fast. No matter whether you are seeking alimony payments or being asked to pay an exorbitant amount, it is extremely important that you get a knowledgeable lawyer on your side who you can trust to fight for you.

Visitation
If you were not awarded full custody of your children, it is likely that you will have a lot of questions about what your parental visitation rights will be. At our firm, we can outline what you are expecting and help you to determine the best course of action to a fair visitation schedule.

Paternity
The establishment and disestablishment of paternity can play a pivotal role in any family law case—from child custody & support to determining visitation rights. No matter whether you and the other parent are married, are divorced or separated, or have never been married, our firm can help.

Modifications
Just because the court has issues an order does not mean that it is permanent. In fact, there are several ways that you can go about getting an order modified—no matter whether you are seeking changes to pre- or post-nuptial agreements, or even child support & custody agreements.

Move Away Cases
Life happens. You shouldn't feel as if it is impossible to move away. At our firm, we can help you to handle the complexities of a move away case—making it possible for you to relocate, while still maintaining a good relationship with your children and having adaptive court agreements.

Domestic Violence
All too often, family law cases can be complicated by domestic violence. If you or loved one(s) are suffering from this type of abuse, our firm can help. By helping to protect your family, we can also take the necessary steps to make sure that your family law case proceeds smoothly & safely.

Adoption
Are you looking to grow your family? At our firm, we know the legalities that surround the adoption process and we are prepared to go above and beyond in our efforts to helping you move forward. No matter whether you are a step-parent, grandparent or not related at all, we can help you.

Cutter & Lax: High-Quality Family Law Representation

Are you looking for a family lawyer in San Fernando Valley? No matter the exact nature of your family law case, we encourage you to get the involvement of our firm as soon as possible. As you can see, our areas of practice are widely diverse—from helping with adoptions to helping divorcing couples, our firm as the talent to handle it all. So what are you waiting for? To get the involvement of a firm that you can trust, you should not hesitate to schedule a consultation with a member of our firm. We have more than 30 years' experience that we are ready to put to work for you. If you need a lawyer for a divorce in Encino, look no further and call today.

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