If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. We know what rules and procedures exist for different offenses, what information the government will need to prove your guilt, and what information you will need to prove your innocence.
Family law includes laws of marriage, civil unions, same-sex relationships, domestic partnerships, divorce, separation, property settlements, alimony, spousal abuse, adoption, child abuse, child support, child custody and visitation. If you need help with a family-related legal issue, a family law attorney can advise in family disputes as well as represent you in lawsuits.
A personal injury lawyer works with clients who have suffered a physical or emotional injury, usually by accident or mistake. We know how the insurance claim process works, what evidence to gather, and how to calculate and present a claim for damages. We also know how to defend you if someone thinks an injury is your fault.