Family Law, Child Custody and Paternity Attorneys in Dallas Collin Denton County and the local surrounding areas
The Family Law, Paternity and Child Custody Lawyers of Goldstein & Scopellite, PC, with services offered in Plano, Denton, Dallas, McKinney, Plano and the surrounding areas, are experienced in all areas involving the family. They will be there to advocate for your rights and the will protect your and your children’s interests, whether you are involved in mediation or the litigation process. If you are involved in a custody battle, our local family law attorneys will ensure that you and your children come first. That is why we work diligently with you, to ascertain all of the facts that support your side of the situation, and so that that evidence and the facts can be presented to the court. We will listen to what you have to say and gather the evidence that we need in order to properly apply our best strategy in court. We will work strategically to meet your legal challenges and we will work to ensure that you end up with the best possible resolution to your matter. We like winning and we like it when our clients win. We have an excellent track record and our goal is to ensure that your needs are met and that your rights are fully protected under Texas law.
One of the concerning issues that our clients bring to their initial consultations, is the cost of litigation. Although no attorney can predict the cost involved in litigation or say exactly what will happen in any one case, we do know the process and our child custody and family law attorneys will work to keep your costs down by trying to pursue early negotiations so that the costly litigation process is avoided. The next issue they bring is that lawyers do not listen to them or to their requests. At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC, our Plano, McKinney, Denton, Frisco, Dallas family law attorneys do take the time to listen to what you have to say and we will take into considerations your directions, goals and desires. We will also return call or take your call when we can. We just don’t neglect things or sweep them under the rug. We work diligently to get you the best possible outcome and we will also work to resolve your issues as quickly as possible. Our client’s are important to us and we understand that you are spending your hard earned money to employ us. We do not take that fact lightly and we ask in return that you take care of your obligations to our firm as per the agreement that you enter into with our firm. As for the litigation process, we do not file unnecessary motions or pleadings that will cost our client’s money, as that money can be best spent on finding other solutions to resolve your matter. However, we will respond to any motion or pleading that is waged against you and we may need to turn aggressive when other methods of negotiation such as mediation, and having a custody evaluation performed, do not work. We will also be there for you if the case does not settle and we need to go to trial and we will continue to work at a resolution to your matter all the way up to the trial date, as necessary. At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC our attorneys approach is simple: Make sure that we cover all the bases, provide our clients with the information and service they need, provide the opposing party with the information they need to make a proper settlement, and properly and effectively communicate with our clients, the court and the opposing side, so that we can end up with a successful resolution to your matter.
How Our Family Law, Child Custody and Paternity Attorneys Think
At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC our family law, Paternity and child custody attorneys think “out-side the box.” Our primary objective is to ensure that your case reaches the most expeditious and the best possible successful resolution, with as little animosity as possible. We work strategically with you and our staff to determine the best way to get you there. We understand family law and we know the law. Therefore, when you are dealing with a family law matter involving children or a divorce with a custody battle involved, or if you are fighting over a child born out of wedlock or fighting over property, we will be there to give you the guidance you need and we will be there to represent you before the court and to the opposing party. We will be your voice in the complicated process and we will work to ensure your issues causing tension, get resolved.
Our family law, child custody and paternity attorneys in Dallas County, Collin County and Denton County, ALSO understand that if your issues can be resolved as quickly as possible and through amicable means, that the parties will end up in a much better position as time goes on. For example, if your children are young, having a resolution occur in the most amicable way possible, especially as there will be many years after the case is finalized where you and the opposing side will have to be involved with each other, will ensure that you have less stress and that your children grow up and become contributing healthy adults with their parents working together rather than fighting during and after the litigation process. However, if the opposing party is not fit to have custody of the children, or if tensions continue and things cannot be resolved between you both, our attorneys will be there to ensure that you and your children’s interest are protected and that orders are put in place to protect you and the children’s best interest, as they grow up.
The range of Family Law matters that our qualified and experienced litigators and support staff offer include:
- Divorce with Children
- Uncontested and Contested Divorce
- Complex Litigation Divorce
- Property Division
- Protective Orders
- Domestic Violence
- Child Custody and Visitation
- CPS / DCS Custody Defense
- Modifications (e.g. custody, visitation, child support)
- Complex Modifications (e.g. jury trials and appeals)
- Paternity – defending father and or the mother
- Child Custody Issues and Rights for Fathers and Mothers
- Grandparent Visitation and Custody
- Prenuptial Agreements
The highly skilled team at Goldstein & Scopellite, PC includes Family Law attorneys and litigators who understand the law; who understand what documents need to be drafted and filed with the court and who know when they need to be filed or should have been filed so as to seek summary judgment or dismissal or a default judgment. The dedicated attorneys at our firm know what to plead in regard to your issues and defenses, and if you situation is complicated, they will research the best possible option, and then discuss that option with you so that we are representing you in the best possible manner and so that the best possible relief can be granted to you. Our attorneys will draft a motion and set a hearing immediately, if necessary, and we will mediate, the matter if the other party is amicable to mediation or if the court orders mediation to take place.
Our experienced child custody lawyers understand that if you have previously worked with other law firms and if the attorneys did not care about your case, you may feel that our firm will be the same. However, that is simply not the case at Goldstein & Scopellite, PC. Our qualified attorneys will work with you to understand your needs and desires and we will advocate those needs and desires to the other side in the form of goals which we will set with you. We will work to ensure that our representation of you in the legal process, is for the most part, positive. We will keep you in the loop so that you can assist us in making sure that we are on the right track with your defense, and if needed, we will change direction together, should new issues arise. At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC our Dallas, Plano, Frisco, McKinney and Denton TX Child Custody Attorneys are fully prepared to assist you, whether you are seeking sole custody or joint custody and, if needed, a Protective Order. Our attorneys will assist you, whether your case is new, whether you are transferring from another firm; or whether you are modifying a previous order that has not resulted in a positive outcome or needs to be changed due to circumstances. Our experienced attorneys will work diligently with you to build and present your case and we will gain your trust and work to meet your goals.
More Complicated Issues
At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC our Child Custody and Paternity Family Law Lawyers in Dallas County, Denton County, Ennis County, Parker County and Collin County Texas understand that not every case can be easily settled, especially when there are children involved or property that the parties are fighting over, including child support, and where the parties are not in agreement. Many times, in complex matters, there are income, business, tax, legal decision-making or visitation issues that are outside the norm, and which keep the parties from settling and or entering into a settlement agreement that can finalize the matter and allow orders to be drawn up and entered with the court. If you are faced with this dilemma, our experienced attorneys know the law, we know how to analyze financial situations and we know how to litigate – call us today! And, if you are involved in a complex litigation matter and you are not getting the representation you need, or if you foresee having to deal with a complicated litigation matter regarding disagreements over property division, child support, child custody, paternity or legal decision making, we are your law firm and we will be there for you. We also have an excellent track record and we know how to win! When we cannot settle your case through mediation, or other means, we are fully prepared to gather evidence and present it to the court by setting and attending court hearings on your behalf, ascertaining testimony from witnesses, subpoenaing documents and subpoena witnesses, preparing disclosures and discovery and litigating as needed. And, if necessary, our Dallas, Denton, Plano, McKinney, Waxahachie, Rockwall, Frisco and surrounding area attorneys are experienced in trial litigation and in being first chair before the Judge or in Jury Trials and in litigation your matter in court.
Our firm’s goal is to provide you with efficient, personalized and professional service, while we protect your rights; and to maintain a professional stance with the opposing party in your matter (former partner or spouse), their attorney and the court.
Protecting Your Interests
At Goldstein & Scopellite, PC we have successfully litigated and negotiated hundreds of cases with a positive outcome for our clients and in the litigation process, we know that regardless of what your situation is, your rights must be protected each step of the way and we will be there to protect you and your family. If your attorney is not listening to you, or if your case is not going in the direction you thought it would, our Family Law and Child Custody attorneys will take over, file to substitute counsel and we will take over your case and we will work to get your case back on the right track. We will also file an appeal if necessary, should an appeal be an available option to you in your case at that time.
When it comes time to protect you and your family’s interests, call or email our firm. Whether the issue be your parental rights, your income or your property, we will be there to listen to you and to protect you.
Contact a Family Law Attorney in Dallas, Denton, Frisco, Plano, McKinney Texas
Regardless of the family law matter that you are dealing with, our family law attorneys at Goldstein & Scopellite, PC are ready to be of service to you. Please call us today at (214) 351-9100 or email us to discuss the specifics of your case.