Hiring a Montana Family Law Attorney
Families are dynamic structures, varying through time. Sometimes there are good seasons, and families need to talk to a family law attorney to explore legal options for child or adult adoptions.
Sometimes there are painful or uncertain seasons where families need to explore options for divorce, child custody issues, child support, or visitation actions. Whether you need a legal expert to guide you through the good times or bad, our family law attorneys are here to provide the services you need.Talk to a Family Law Attorney
In a world of no-fault divorces, multiple marriages, and stepparents in abundance, what a gift you can give your “step” child or children by asking them “Can I adopt you?” These 4 words will let your step-child know that they are more than just baggage. They’ll know you really care.…
The dissolution of marriage is a trying circumstance and hiring a professional divorce attorney is critical at a time like this. Learn more about the process of divorce in Montana and how a divorce attorney can help. General Process With Your Divorce Attorney Petition for Dissolution To start off the…
Adult Adoption in Montana If you have an “adult” step-child (i.e., age 18 or older), why should you consider adult adoption, even if they’re “out of the house”? For starters, the adoption will not only let your stepchildren know that you care about them, but it will also simplify your…
In the process of divorce many questions come up, and there are many hard questions to answer about child support specifically. Here are some more frequently asked. Montana Child Support Guidelines What is child support? Child support is money paid by a parent to help pay for a child’s food, housing,…
Family Law Issues Can Include…
According to Montana Law, child adoption is defined as “the act of creating the legal relationship between parent and child when it does not exist genetically. Child adoptions include a “legally free for adoption” child, stepchild, or emancipated child, (ref. Courts.mt.gov)
Adult adoption is for children (or persons) over the age of 18. This process simplifies estate planning for families with stepchildren.
Divorce is the process of cutting the legal, marital ties between two people through the court system. Parties divide and distribute property, can ask for spousal maintenance (alimony), and if there are children resulting from the marriage, a parenting plan, and child support.
The court system uses parenting plans to determine the custody of minor children, including when and where each parent will be with and responsible for each child. Includes who is responsible for decision-making and provides for the financial care of the child.
District Courts, Montana laws, and Administrative Rules governing both parents’ duty of child support. Amounts are determined to be reasonable or necessary for the child’s support, and without regard to marital misconduct.
The district court may grant to a grandparent of a child reasonable rights to contact with the child (MCA 40-9-102).
Wills help to solidify who issues such as legal guardianship, power of attorney, and estate planning.
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Whether you need a legal expert to guide you through the good times or bad, the family law attorneys at Grizzly Law are here to walk you through every step of the process.Talk to a Family Law Attorney