Family Law Attorney | St Charles County
Family Law Overview
Family law is an area of law that deals with matters specifically involving the family unit. Family law is primarily composed of the following sub-categories:
- Child Custody
- Child Support
- Child Visitation
- Modifications to Divorce Decrees
- Prenuptial Agreements
- Property Division
- Spousal Support
Due to the personal nature of family law matters, decisions and interactions are often highly emotional. In many cases, emotions can interfere with a person's ability to make prudent decisions. Family Law Attorney Mike Watkins understands this emotionally strenuous time and diligently represents your interests while providing a calm, safe place for your questions.
With more than 30 years of experience, Mike Watkins will ensure your interests are fairly and competently represented in all family legal matters. A skilled attorney can explain how the law applies to your specific situation and minimize the impact strained emotions may have on your legal matter.
Choosing A Family Law Attorney
With so many attorneys listing family law as a practice area it is difficult to choose an attorney for you family law matter. When hiring a professional to assist you, it is important to consider the following:
Ask specifically about the lawyer's experience handling legal matters similar to yours.
- Track Record
You have right to know how the lawyer has performed in the past, especially in litigation matters. Legal prowess is essential in every litigation.
Do you get along with the attorney? Do you feel comfortable telling the lawyer sensitive personal information? You should be able to answer "yes" to both questions.
Have the lawyer clearly define exactly how and when compensation for services are paid. It is reasonable to ask for an estimated range given the information you provide during an initial meeting.
- Other Factors
In many situations, it is important to consider other valuable factors such as the lawyer's connections, memberships, associations, community and/or civic involvement, and tenure in specific venues.
To learn how the law applies to your specific situation, call Mike Watkins today or contact us online to arrange a FREE 30 Minute Consultation without any further obligation on your part. Mike Watkins and his staff will take the time to help you understand what options you have available.
We provide a FREE 30 minute initial consultation.
Watkins Law Firm, P.C.
O’Fallon Missouri Lawyer
Watkins Law Firm, P.C., located in O’Fallon, Missouri, serves clients throughout Saint Charles County, Saint Louis County, Warren County, Montgomery County and Lincoln County including the communities of O’ Fallon, Wentzville, Lake St. Louis, Saint Charles, Saint Peters, Warrenton, New Melle, Wright City, Innsbrook, Troy, Dardenne Prairie, Foristell, Winfield, Foley, and Elsberry.
9979 WingHaven Blvd.
O´Fallon, MO 63368
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