A Wide Array Of Family Law Services
Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C., represent parents and children in many family law actions. If you are considering a divorce or legal separation, or if you need to establish child custody, visitation or support, we can help ease the burden and pain of the process. We can also assist you with a private adoption or termination of parental rights.
Our firm devotes personal attention to all our clients, and provides personal service and attention throughout all stages of the legal process in order to understand your unique background, goals and needs. As experienced trial lawyers, we are committed to pursuing your case in court and through trial if necessary. Our clients find comfort and a sense of security after hiring our firm because we listen. They understand that our representation gives them a voice and an opportunity to be heard, especially when many of their past concerns and complaints have gone unanswered.
If you are considering a private domestic adoption or if you have recently been blessed by a foreign adoption, let our firm handle the adoption to prevent any problems associated with traveling with your child, the expiring of their IR3 Visa, or the fear that a foreign adoption may later be challenged or not recognized at home or abroad. It is very important that you have a foreign adoption judgment registered in Kentucky or have a complete re-adoption of the child. Remember, the home study you have already paid for can only be used for the re-adoption for one year. We can take away all of the guess work and have the adoption process finalized.
Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C., provides full-service representation to our clients with family law issues and its most difficult aspects, including divorce, marital property division (including business assets), division of debts, alimony, child custody, visitation, child support and relocation. Our firm handles both contested and uncontested divorce cases.
Are you having difficulty receiving child support or do you need your child support increased or lowered? Are you facing contempt of court for failure to pay? Michael L. Hawkins & Associates, P.L.L.C., knows the importance of securing adequate child support and reaching a fair outcome for all parties involved. Let our firm guide you through the complex process of setting appropriate child support under Kentucky’s Uniform Child Support Guidelines or modifying the existing child support obligation when appropriate